Retired NTB star, Luol Deng has just been elected the President of South Sudan Basketball Federation in elections organized by SSBF today Juba in.
Deng who just retired from the NBA after 15 seasons in the league is running for South Sudan Basketball presidency.
Luol Ajou Deng is a former professional basketball player. He was a two-time NBA All-Star and was named to the NBA All-Defensive Second Team in 2012.
Born in South Sudan, Deng fled the country with his family as a child, eventually settling in the United Kingdom.
Through his foundation, Lull Deng Foundation, he has been developing and promoting sport in the country.