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Sierra Leone Sports: Fallah Fayia determined to win first cycling race

Friday, August 18th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Fallah Fayia determined to win first cycling race

One of Sierra Leone’s elite cyclists, Fallah Fayia, said that he is determined to win his first cycling race, which is the Northern Cycling Championship slated for next month from Freetown to Kambia. Since he started cycling with the National Cycling Association he has never won a cycling race. He has placed in second and[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Handball is traditionally played indoors

Friday, August 18th, 2017

The Public Relations Officer of the Sierra Leone Handball Association, Femi Cole, said handball is traditionally played indoors but there have been variations such as field handball and beach handball (sometimes referred to as sandball) that have been played outdoors. Cole said the object of handball is to score more points than your opponent. And[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Salone players Kei Kamara and Khalifa

Friday, August 18th, 2017

Jabbie donate to mudslide and flood victims Professional football players, Kei Kamara who plays for is New England Revolution has raised almost $1,000 USD for victims of Monday’s mudslide and flood. On Thursday, August 17, the veteran forward posted on his official twitter account @keikamara with the message: “Less than 24hrs and nearing $1k. You[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Aquatic family reveal new dimensions

Friday, August 18th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Aquatic family reveal new dimensions

As they seek to improve the level of aquatic athletes ahead of future competitions, the scribe of Sierra Leone Swimming Diving and Water Polo Association (SLSDWPA), Mohamed A. Turay, said they will be embarking on a massive development drive to change the mind-set of their athletes and the face of the sport. The aquatic family[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: ”We are looking forward to the A.S.S A league” Edmond Foray

Friday, August 18th, 2017

The Public Relations Officer of the Attouga Stadium Sport Association (A.S.S.A) Edmond Foray, said they are looking forward to the league, which expected to start early next month at the Brima Attouga mini complex . He stated that they have tagged the league as Fifty Million Inter Community league and they are expecting about 32[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: National Women’s Championship re-scheduled for Friday

Friday, August 18th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: National Women’s Championship re-scheduled for Friday

The Public Relations Officer of the Sierra Leone Football Association, Ibrahim Kamara, said the SLFA will reschedule the National Women’s Championship to Friday 18 August 2017, at the Koidu playing field in Kono because of the landslide in Freetown. He said opening ceremony was set for Wednesday 16 August with host Diamond Queens to engage[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: WAFA suspends all mini leagues but… SDF CEO says they are going to playing

Friday, August 18th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: WAFA suspends all mini leagues but… SDF CEO says they are going to playing

The Western Area Football Association (WAFA) has suspended all mini leagues in the Western Area until Saturday 19 August 2017 according to the WAFA scribe, Kasho Holland-Cole. He went further to state that the suspension is because the WAFA family want to continue to mourn the death of our fellow Sierra Leoneans who lost their[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Salone to host beach volleyball qualification for Commonwealth Games

Friday, August 18th, 2017

Sierra Leone will host the beach volleyball qualifications in the last week of October 2017 before the Commonwealth Games that will be hosted in Australia in March-April 2018, according to the Director Coach, Sorie Kamara. He said that the two players who went to Austria for the World Championships have joined the other players in[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Cycling Association to hold Northern Cycling Championship

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Cycling Association to hold Northern Cycling Championship

Sierra Leone National Cycling Association (SLNCA) will hold the second edition of the Northern Cycling Championship on Friday 1 September 2017 starting at the Siaka Steven Stadium to Kambia for the men. While the female cyclists will start from Port Loko. According to the scribe of the Association, Curtis Johnso, he is expecting all cyclists[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Disciplinary action against female teams – WAFA

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Disciplinary action against female teams – WAFA

The scribe of the Western Area Football Association (WAFA), Kasho Holland Cole, said they are going to take disciplinary action against any female teams, officials and players that compete in the SLFA Nationwide Female championship as prescribed by WAFA Constitution. He said that through social media, WAFA learned that two of his female member clubs[…]