South Sudan Football Association
||Juba, South Sudan
||25 May 2012
||9 May 2012
||Chabur Goc Alei
The South Sudan Football Association (S.S.F.A.) is the governing body of football in South Sudan. It was established in April 2011 and is an affiliate of CECAFA, CAF and FIFA.
In April 2011, the Government of South Sudan's (GOSS) minister for Youth, Sports and Recreation, Makuac Teny Youk issued a ministerial order establishing the Provisional Football Association. 
The association was in office for one year and managed, promoted and supervised football affairs in South Sudan. It was be led by Oliver Mori Benjamin as President, Doub Foj Jok as Vice President, Rudolf Andera Oujika as Secretary General, and Jaden Jada Solomon as the Treasurer. It had a total of 17 members.
In May 2011, they appointed Malesh Soro as the first manager of the South Sudan national football team.
In April 2012, Chabur Goc Alei replaced Oliver Mori Benjamin as President of the South Sudan Football Association.
In February 2011, speaking of the possibility of South Sudan joining CAF, the CAF president Issa Hayatou said: "...we are readying up with the idea of having a new member. We will send a delegation to study the situation and our actions will emanate from their report."
On 8 February 2012, CAF published their Congress Agenda which stated that CAF members would discuss the "Proposal for admission of the South Sudan Football Association (SSFA) as a member". Two days later, CAF welcomed South Sudan to its membership. On 9 May, South Sudan joined CECAFA.
On 25 May 2012, FIFA members approved of South Sudan becoming a member, 176 FIFA members voted in total, only 4 voted against South Sudan joining FIFA.
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