One of Sierra Leone finest female tennis player, Souad Michael, who passed away on Wednesday 1st March 2017, in Cambridge, U.K, aged 64 years, will be laid to rest on Saturday 18th March 2017 at CKC Cemetery in Bo.
The late Souad Michael, during her playing days, won the national singles three times and became the first female to win the treble in the same year; the singles ladies doubles and mixed doubles.
She has contributed immensely to the development of tennis in the country especially in Bo where she encouraged young players to play the game. She also helped players pursue their education.
The late Souad Michael is survived by her children Martin, Rodney, and Edwin Michael; her grandchildren Edward, Edmond, Rodney, Martin, Jason, Jessica and Bryan and also her daughters-in-law, Basita, Jestina and Linda.
She is also survived by her brothers, Karam and Salem, and sister Najeh, the Michael, Karim, Koussa, Shallop and Harb families at home and abroad.
By Bernard Turay
Friday March 17, 2017.