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SSBF president vows to promote Unity

By: Wek Atak Kacjang

The newly elected president of South Sudan Basketball Federation (SSBF) has vowed to promote unity among South Sudanese.

Addressing the press in Juba yesterday, Luol Deng said he knew the challenges facing the SSBF before he took up the responsibility of the office.

“We all know that, and we have talents and also we have children who want to play Basketball. As we know there is a lot of a challenge that we are facing, we have to come in and tackle those challenges one by one,” Luol said.

He stated that it was very important for the players to understand that there were different challenges in different fields so as to change the mindset.

The president of SSBF encouraged female players to come out and participate in basketball, “It’s very important so when we want to treat this knowing that basketball main goal is to be the best in sport and since we have opportunity to change a lot of skills here in South Sudan.”  

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