Arua Hill captain Rashid Toha, his former Vipers teammate Joseph Dhata now at Express and BUL’s Ivan Wani started the game in defence.
Tito Okello scored a last-minute winner as ten-man South Sudan sprung a surprise to beat Congo 2-1 inside the Alphonse Massemba-Débat in Brazzaville on Thursday in a 2023 Africa Cup of Nations Group G qualifier.
Arua Hill captain Rashid Toha, his former Vipers teammate Joseph Dhata now at Express and BUL’s Ivan Wani started the game in defence Peter Maker who plays for Zesco United in the Zambian Super League.
Maker was later sent to the showers for a second bookable offence.
Peter Chol put the youngest CECAFA nation ahead six minutes into the hour but Yives Bissouma levelled matters at the stroke of normal time from the spot.
However, the hard-fighting Sudanese had one left up their sleeves with Dhata setting up Okello for a stunning winner in the sixth minute of added time for their first win.
South Sudan moves second on the table with three points, three behind Mali who host Gambia later on Friday night in Bamako.
South Sudan will host the reverse fixture on Monday in Dar Es Salaam.
2023 Africa Cup of Nations – Group G
Congo 1-2 South Sudan
Monday 27th, March
South Sudan vs Congo – Dar Es Salaam
17:20 - 23.03.2023
The Fennec Foxes have been peerless leading the group with six points after two games both, identical 2-0 wins, against CECAFA heavyweights Uganda and Tanzania.
08:47 - 23.03.2023
FUFA reminded the national broadcaster that they are the exclusive owners of the broadcasting rights of the Uganda Cranes within the country.