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Sierra Leone Sports: Rains hamper roll ball training

Friday, June 22nd, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: Rains hamper roll ball training

The President of Sierra Leone Roll Ball Association, Noel Williams, said the rain is affecting the training ahead of the Africa Championship that is expected to take place in Egypt in August. He said that the National team should be in intensive training now in readiness for the competition but with no indoor facilities they[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Your focus should be the players – Atto Mensah

Friday, June 22nd, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: Your focus should be the players – Atto Mensah

Former Leone Stars player, Ghanaian born, Atto Mensah, said communities should not focus on the money but on the players if they are to achieve their aims and objectives. He said coming together means a lot that the game of football is being revived in the country so players should have the chance to showcase[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Western Area to train referees

Friday, June 22nd, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: Western Area to train referees

The Secretary General of the Western Area Football Association, Kasho Holland Cole, is planning to organize training for the Western Area Football Referees Association. The referee co-ordinator, Anabi Yusufu Kamara, said when the association make a working visit to the waterloo vicinity the training of the referees will be on the agenda. Training will be[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: White House wins Camp Kenema athletics sports meet

Thursday, June 21st, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: White House wins Camp Kenema athletics sports meet

White House won the second edition of Camp Kenema athletics sports meet that took place on Friday June 15 2018, at K-school field, Kenema with 254 points. Blues House came in second position with 230 points. Yellow House came third position with 220 points. Green House came fourth position with 219 points. Augustin Samai won[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Bintumani Shooters win Eid ul Fitri basketball match

Thursday, June 21st, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: Bintumani Shooters win Eid ul Fitri basketball match

The Bintumani Shooters from Kabala won the Eid ul Fitri basketball friendly after defeating the Makeni Shooting Stars Basketball team on Friday 15 June 2018 by 65-47 at the Makeni basketball court. Alie Kamara the Chair of Basketball Association in the Northern Region said basketball fans came out in large numbers to support their teams[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Africa U-19 Beach Cup coming up

Monday, June 18th, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: Africa U-19 Beach Cup coming up

The CAVB Beach Volleyball Working Group met in Cairo, Egypt on Monday presided over by Amr Elwani, CAVB President to map out the African activities in 2018 and 2019. During the meeting, Elwani highlighted the activity of beach volleyball in Africa in the last few years. “We are happy to see 90% of African countries[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: SWASAL meets with Tourism Minister

Monday, June 18th, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: SWASAL meets with Tourism Minister

In a drive to promote Sierra Leone’s tourism through sports, the Sports Writers Association of Sierra Leone (SWASAL) last Friday paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Tourism and Culture, Memunatu Pratt, to discuss ways to promote the country’s tourism. Introducing the SWASAL executive to the Minister, Secretary General of SWASAL, Sahr Morris Jr.[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Pray Day athletics meet in Kenema

Monday, June 18th, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: Pray Day athletics meet in Kenema

Camp Kenema Athletics training camp will be hosting the second edition of their athletics meet on Pray Day at the K-school field, Kenema. According to Eastern Region coach, Elongima Joseph Amara, these are a traditional Ramadan’s (Pray Day). He said the sport will last for two days and day one is track and field and[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: ”We are ambassador representing the Sama Foundation’ ‘Sheku Turay

Monday, June 18th, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: ”We are ambassador representing the Sama Foundation’ ‘Sheku Turay

The Chairman of Sports Writers Association of Sierra Leone who is also the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Dream of Hope Foundation in the Northern region said they are Ambassadors representing Sama Foundation in the northern region and Makeni to be specific. He said since they came in contact with Sama Foundation they have[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: MOS & NSC to hold seminar for communities

Monday, June 18th, 2018

The Ministry of Sports (MOS) and National Sports Council (NSC ) are holding a three days seminar for 10 communities slated for June 12-14 that will compete in this year second edition of their community shield that will take place at the Siaka Stevens Stadium main bowl in Freetown. The Director of Sports, Ibrahim Bangura,[…]