2019 Schedule

2019 Schedule
1-0-5, 4th in Africa Cup of Nations qualifying
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2yJoey 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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3yEdwin 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 Difference-2Tied-32nd
Goals Scored5Tied-28th
Goals Conceded7Tied-27th