2020-12-04 10:32:39

Against all odds: South Sudan's daring drive on women's football

The country’s FA is launching an ambitious strategy for a sport that has been considered a taboo for girlsSouth Sudan gained independence in 2011 and its history is so short that it is a regular low-scoring answer on the popular quiz show Pointless. Much less trivially, for a majority of its existence the country has been in civil war, with peace and a new national unity government in place only from February of this year.For a country clawing its way back from the devastating effects of a conflict that has seen hundreds of thousands killed and 1.5 million internally displaced, where nearly