South Sudan will host Uganda in the first round match of the 2018 Championship of African Nations (CHAN) qualifiers on Saturday, 15th July 2017 at Juba Stadium in Juba city.

This was confirmed after they overcame Somalia 5-0 on aggregate in the preliminary round.

The winner between the two countries on aggregate will face either Tanzania or Rwanda for a slot to next year’s championship in Kenya.

Head coach of the South Sudan Bright Stars Felix Bilal and Uganda Cranes’ Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredejovic will release their respective squads in the due course.