Sports in South Sudan

Hello everyone,

The Olympic Games are now just a few days away and we would like to talk about sports.

What sports are the most popular and/or unusual in South Sudan?

Are sports facilities easily accessible there? Where and how can one find sports clubs in the region?

Are there sports events regularly held in the country?

And you? What is your favourite sport? Which one(s) do you practice in South Sudan?

Thank you in advance,


Dear Priscilla

Hope you are doing well !!!

Their are mainly two sports activity that are popular in South Sudan as per my knowledge , as i am staying in the capital i.e Juba . Football & Basketball is mainly popular game , you can find boys playing football at any time as they have a good football team that represent South Sudan internationally . I am so happy to see them playing freely even though the situation remain tense most of the time .

I pray to God to give strength to this country to face the bad time they are going through and hope peace will come soon with prosperity.


Akshay Bhatt

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