ATLANTA, GEORGIA—Atlanta United FC forward Machop Chol is set to play for the South Sudan national football team in two FIFA sanctioned international friendly matches.
Chol, 23, will travel to Dubai with the South Sudan team for two friendly matches.
The first one is scheduled for Jan. 28th against Kuwait.
The second match of the trip will be on Jan. 31st against Uzbekistan.
The forward made nine appearances in his first season with Atlanta United in 2021. Four of those nine appearances came in the starting lineup. He recorded one assist in 426 total minutes played. Chol had an outstanding collegiate career at Wake Forest, where he played in 65 games and tallied 13 goals and 17 assists. Before playing with the Demon Deacons, Chol played in Atlanta United’s Academy and helped lead the U-18s to the Southeast Division title in its inaugural season with 11 goals in 28 matches played.