Drama in South Sudan as Minister ejects wife from football match

Drama in South Sudan as Minister ejects wife from football match

Aluel Garang aka Aluel Messi was in action for her side, Aweil Women against Juba Super Stars when her husband, Peter Mayen Manjongidt, who just happens to be the Minister for Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management arrived at the venue of the South Sudan Women League clash and ordered the game to be stopped, demanding his wife leaves the game.

There was drama in South Sudan when a player was ejected from a league match by her husband.

Aluel Garang aka Aluel Messi was in action for her side, Aweil Women against Juba Super Stars when her husband, Peter Mayen Manjongidt, who just happens to be the Minister for Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management arrived at the venue of the South Sudan Women League clash and ordered the game to be stopped, demanding his wife leaves the game.

The South Sudan Football Association reacted to this incident, saying, “he Administration of South Sudan Football Association would like to express its disappointment for the impropriety act applied by the National Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management Hon. Peter Mayen Majondit who disrupt the official football match in Aweil Town demanding the removal of his wife called Aluel Garang known as Aluel Messi from the field of play.

Therefore, we condemn such transgression by a popular and responsible personnel serving in a higher position in Government. The Administration of SSFA will continue to stand strong and co-operate with the Government to see our women being given chance to play and exercise their talents freely with confidence. Promotion, development and full participation of women is one the objectives of SSFA.”

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