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|Location||Wau, South Sudan|
|Wau Salaam FC|
Wau Stadium is a soccer specific stadium in Wau, South Sudan. It is home to Wau Salaam FC.
Wau is a city in northwestern South Sudan, on the western bank of the Jur River, that serves as capital for Wau State. It lies approximately 650 kilometres (400 mi) northwest of the capital Juba. A culturally, ethnically and linguistically diverse urban center and trading hub, Wau is also the former headquarters of Western Bahr el Ghazal.
South Sudan, officially known as the Republic of South Sudan, is a landlocked country in East-Central Africa. The country gained its independence from the Republic of the Sudan in 2011, making it the newest country with widespread recognition. Its capital and largest city is Juba.
The Otuhopeople, also known as the Lotuko or Latuka, are a Nilotic ethnic group whose traditional home is the Eastern Equatoria state of South Sudan. Their population is around 241,000.
The Ndogo are an ethnic group from the South Sudan, part of the Fertit.
Tonj is a town in South Sudan.
Royal Daisy Airlines, was a private airline in Uganda. The airline is no longer in business.
The Gollo are an ethnic group living in the South Sudanese state of Western Bahr el Ghazal. The area occupied by the Gollo lies to the west of the town of Wau and is delimited by Deil Zubier (North), the source of the Mbomo river (East), the confluence of the Wara river (West) and the Kpango river (south). The most important settlements are Kayango, Abushakka, Manga.
Jur River County is a county in Western Bahr el Ghazal state in South Sudan, located in east and northeast parts of the state, Jur River County is divided into six payams (districts): Kangi Payam, Udoci Payam, Marial Wau Payam, Wan Bai Payam, Rojrojdong Payam, and Kuajina Payam. Jur River County headquarters has been relocated to Nyin Akok Village on the eastern bank of the Jur River.
The 32 states of South Sudan are divided into 183 counties. The original 10 states of the country contained 86 counties.
University of Bahr El-Ghazal (UBG) is a university in South Sudan.
Luka Anthony Ubur is a South Sudanese politician. He has served as County Commissioner of Wau County, Western Bahr el Ghazal since 18 May 2010.
The South Sudan National Cup is an annual knockout association football competition in men's domestic South Sudanese football. Organized by the South Sudan Football Association, the cup began in 2012, not long after South Sudan gained independence. Al-Malakia FC is the most successful club in South Sudan National Cup history, holding two titles. In the most recent competition, nine teams competed in the cup. However, the competition has only been held three times, most recently in 2014.
Al-Salam Football Club, known also as Al-Salam Wau is a South Sudanese football club located in Wau, South Sudan which currently plays in the South Sudan Premier League.
The Luwo are an ethnic group in western parts of South Sudan. They are part of a larger group of ethno-linguistically related Luo peoples of East Africa. They speak the Dholuo language which is a Northern Luo language.
Tonj State is one of the 28 states of South Sudan. It is located in the Bahr el Ghazal region and it borders Wau to the west, Gbudwe to the southwest, Gogrial to the northwest, Northern Liech to the northeast, Gok and Southern Liech to the east, and Western Lakes to the south and east.
Arkangelo Barri Wanji was a South Sudanese politician of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement. He was a member of the National Legislative Assembly since its inception in 2011. He was previously a member of the predecessor institute, the Southern Sudan Legislative Assembly, to which he was elected in the South Sudanese general election, 2010.
Ayat Stars Football Club, also known as Ayat Stars or simply Ayat, is a South Sudanese soccer club. The club is currently based in Aweil Centre County, Aweil State, in northwestern South Sudan, near the International border with the Republic of Sudan and the Abyei Region. The team is nicknamed "The Thunders". It was formed on December 30, 2009, and initially started as a part of the South Sudan Premier League (SSPL). Ayat shares Aweil Stadium with various teams such as Tuektuek, Madiria, Apada, Merreikh Aweil, Salaam Aweil and Aweil Stars. They participate in the South Sudan Premier League, South Sudan National Cup and South Sudan Football Championship, depending on qualification.
Peter Par Jiek was a brigadier general of the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA), and veteran of the Second Sudanese Civil War. In the course of that conflict, Par fought under Riek Machar with several rebel and pro-government groups, and eventually became a powerful militia commander in Western Upper Nile. In that region, he established his own fiefdom and gained some notoriety for his rivalry with another rebel leader, Peter Gadet. Even though he had followed Machar during the whole Second Sudanese Civil War until 2005, Par sided with President Salva Kiir Mayardit upon the outbreak of the South Sudanese Civil War in 2013. Leading pro-government counter-insurgency forces in Wau State since 2014, Par was eventually ambushed and killed by SPLM-IO rebels loyal to Machar in 2017.
Babanusa-Wau Railway is an international railway line from the town of Babanusa in Sudan to South Sudan's second largest city Wau. It terminates at Wau Railway Station. The 1,067 mm gauge railway line is 445.5 km long. 195.5 km are running on Sudanese territory, 250 km on South Sudanese territory. The South Sudanese section of the railway line is currently the only railway in South Sudan.
Wau railway station is a railway station located in Wau, South Sudan. The station is on the Babanusa-Wau Railway, and used to provide services to towards Sudan a few times a week.
The 2018 South Sudan Football Championship was the 4th season of the South Sudan Football Championship, the top-level football championship of South Sudan. It was played between 10 and 23 October 2018.
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