The head of international football association FIFA Gianni Infantino flew into the country to celebrates his 45th birthday at South Sudan Football Federation headquarters. He is expected to attend the match of South Sudan with Benin today, and to meet with President Kiir.

He will also inaugurate the building of South Sudan Football Association.

Benin’s team arrived in Juba on the evening of Monday, 21 March, in order to meet South Sudan on Wednesday in a qualifier for the African Nations Cup 2017 Gabon.

(Photo via The Mail)