South Sudan wheelchair basketball team fight stigma, eye 2020 Tokyo Paralympics

The amputee basketball team in wheelchairs in South Sudan’s capital Juba hopes to use sports to end the stigma of disability and offer disabled players a chance to integrate with the society and live a normal life.

This special basketball team is also a story of courage, strength, and unity. Now, they have a high goal, which is to make it to the 2020 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo.

South Sudan has over 400,000 people disabled from civil war or by polio.