2019 Schedule

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2019 Schedule
0-0-2, 4th in Africa Cup of Nations qualifying
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114dJoey Lynch

The tie that bonds Australia and South Sudan

South Sudan's long road to AFCON 2021 begins next week. Remarkably, 12 players will travel 7,000 miles from Australia to play for the Bright Stars.

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2yEdwin Kiplagat, KweséESPN

How can East Africa compete with the rest?

While East Africa's nations have enjoyed great success in other sporting disciplines, their national football teams have failed to make a mark.

RankingsAfrica Cup of Nations qualifying

Goal Difference0Tied-21st
Goals Scored4Tied-8th
Goals Conceded437th