13 09 2012 – (JUBA) –EL Nasir were crowned for the first time as the Champions of South Sudan National Cup on Wednesday at Juba Stadium.
The Police side defeated EL Meriekh of Renk 2-1 in a hard fought victory at Juba Stadium.
Nasir took the lead through their South Sudan international attacker, Adnan Nan in 33rd minute and Kun James Garawick leveled things for the visitors just after the interval.
Nasir would have been 4-1 at the end of the normally 90 minutes if only Adnan Nan and Jackson Mubarak had scored from spot- kick for the home side.
The two teams had some clear telling chances but squandered all although the home side dominated the show especially in the second spell.
Over 21 thousand fans were present at the Stadium amidst was the Vice President of the Republic Dr Rierk Machar.
EL Nasir will now carry the flag of South Sudan into next year’s Confederation of African tournament for the first time and in Kagame Cup after Wau Salam took part this year.