21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Hold the Powerful Accountable

Simba FC legend and club supporters violently attacked South Sudan International Referee Antony Kiri after their penalty kick defeat to Jamus FC This photo I took enabled the Juba Local Football Association to identify the former Simba FC player, members of the board and the club president who attacked the match official. As a result, the club was fined 2,000,000 South Sudanese pounds, relegated to 2nd division and suspended for 1 season.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2023
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Juba, South Sudan
Camera: Canon EOS 7D
Copyright: © Emmanuel Patrick Laku Tombe