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Sierra Leone Sports: Sierra Leone observers breast cancer awareness month through football

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Sierra Leone observers breast cancer awareness month through football

The Sierra Leone National female U-17 team on Saturday 14 October 2017 paid tribute to victims and survivors of breast cancer prior to their preliminary match of the 2018 FIFA U-17 Women’s World cup qualifiers, at the BO Stadium in Bo City. The Public Relations Officer of the Football Association, Ibrahim Kamara, said that October[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Sierra Leone drops – again – in Fifa rankings

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Sierra Leone drops – again – in Fifa rankings

The new FIFA rankings are out for the month of October and Sierra Leone men’s National team has dropped from 97 to 99 in the World after securing 358 points. In the CAF ranking, Sierra Leone moved one place up from 24 to 23. According to Allieu Sesay, “For Sierra Leone to drop in FIFA[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Olympic swimmer wants to further her education

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Olympic swimmer wants to further her education

Sierra Leone’s first Olympic swimmer, Bunturabie Jalloh, wants to pursue her education in Sports Science at the University of Portsmouth in the UK. The young swimmer’s application was accepted and she hopes to attend in January 2018. But, she and her family don’t have the £12,000, which must be paid by November 2017. “My dream[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Gambia wallops Sierra Leone 3-0

Monday, October 16th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Gambia wallops Sierra Leone 3-0

The Gambia U-17 female football team, dubbed the Baby Scorpions, walloped the girls of Sierra Leone 3-0 in the first leg of the preliminary round of the Women’s 2018 U-17 World Cup qualifications in Bo on Saturday 14 October 2017. The Scorpions of Gambia are now on the verge of qualifying to round one after[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Ernest Bai Koroma Trophy to kick off today

Friday, October 13th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Ernest Bai Koroma Trophy to kick off today

All roads will lead to Wusum playing field today, Friday 13 October to witness the opening match of the 7th edition of the Ernest Bai Koroma trophy between Wusum Stars FC and Kholifa Stars Coach Hassan of Kholifa Stars expressed optimism of defeating Wusum Stars. He said last year’s defeat in Makeni was a mistake[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Female U-17 football at risk – Bo Stadium still closed

Friday, October 13th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Female U-17 football at risk – Bo Stadium still closed

The Head Coach of the U-17 female football team, Alhaji Foray, has named 19 players ahead of Sierra Leone’s first leg match against their Gambian counterparts to be played at the Bo Stadium on Saturday 14 October 2017. The Bo Stadium is still closed to both teams. The Gambians and the Salone girls are training[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Fencing Coach in Hungary for International Coaching Course

Friday, October 13th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Fencing Coach in Hungary for International Coaching Course

Ibrahim Bawah of Sierra Leone National Fencing Association (SLNFA) is the latest coach to benefit from a scholarship from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) through the National Olympic Committee of Sierra Leone (NOC-SL) and the International Fencing Federation to do further training on coaching at the University of Physical Education in Budapest, Hungary. Bawah is[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Salone Beach Volleyball players in active training

Friday, October 13th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Salone Beach Volleyball players in active training

The Sierra Leone beach Volleyball players are in active training ahead of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games that will be hosted in Freetown at the Aberdeen beach slated for the 27-29 of this month. The technical Director of Sierra Leone Beach Volleyball Coach Sorie Kamara has said that presently they have four male players[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: World-class Salone Scrabble players need funds for tourney

Thursday, October 12th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: World-class Salone Scrabble players need funds for tourney

Sierra Leone National Scrabble Association desperately needs financial support to facilitate the participation of their players in this year’s World English Scrabble Player’s Association Championship (WESPAC) that will be held in Nairobi, Kenya, in early November. The Association has been in search of funds for over five months but they are yet to receive a[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Gambia U-17 team denied access to train at Bo Stadium

Thursday, October 12th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Gambia U-17 team denied access to train at Bo Stadium

Reliable sources in Bo have confirmed that the Gambia U-17 female football team were denied access to the Bo/Kenema Highway Mini Stadium Southern Sierra Leone and have instead been taken to the pastoral centre in the City to train on Tuesday afternoon. According to the Ministry of Sports, they insist that the stadium remains closed[…]