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Sierra Leone Sports: Handball technical team names final 28 players for IHF Tourney in Guinea

Friday, July 22nd, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: Handball technical team names final 28 players for IHF Tourney in Guinea

Sierra Leone Handball Association’s technical team has named the final 28 players which comprises of 14 male and 14 female that will compete in Zone two International Handball Federation Tournament in Conakry, Guinea slated for 23rd to 28th July 2016. The male players are Alfred Bangura, Ibrahim Sannoh, Abu K Koroma, Alhassan Conteh, Mohamed Cambie[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: SLCA Family talks about development plans

Friday, July 22nd, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: SLCA Family talks about development plans

Sierra Leone Cricket Association executives and board members met for the first time after their election in a well attended and fruitful meeting in which they discussed the way forward of the association. In the meeting, they discussed in depth, details of the International Cricket Council (ICC) under 19 qualifier division 2 tournaments. They looked[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: I will not attend any match fixing enquiry -Morrison Sannoh

Thursday, July 21st, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: I will not attend any match fixing enquiry -Morrison Sannoh

One of the alleged match fixer’s Morrison Sannoh has said that he will not attend any match fixing enquiry committee headed by Major retired Palo Conteh. He said Palo Conteh does not have the locus to head such committee as he was the one that was supporting Isha “how can he now want to chair[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Cycling elective congress postponed again

Thursday, July 21st, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: Cycling elective congress postponed again

Sierra Leone National Cycling Association’s elective congress which was supposed to take place on the 16th and 17th of this month has been postponed for the fourth time. This time around the postponement was due to apparent absence of the President of the Association Winston DC Crowther who said he will not be in town[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: James Fofanah Calls for the Immediate Resignation of WAFA Secretary General

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: James Fofanah Calls for the Immediate Resignation of WAFA Secretary General

One of the disqualified candidates in the Western Area Football Association elective congress James Fofanah (JJ) has called for the immediate resignation of the association’s Secretary General Kasho J Holland-Cole. James Fofanah made this statement just after the imprecise postponement of the election by the Director of Sport Ibrahim Bangura on Saturday 16th July 2016[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: We travelled from London to Salone in 18 weeks by Bicycle

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: We travelled from London to Salone in 18 weeks by Bicycle

Three British – two men and a woman, Tom Collins, Milo Gough and Brennan Baylis have disclosed that they started their journey in London on March 6th 2016 going to Spain and moving to Africa with their first place of call being Morocco. They later visited 6 other African countries including Sierra Leone in 18[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: ”The accreditation process is almost completed ” -NOC President

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: ”The accreditation process is almost completed ” -NOC President

National Olympic Committee (NOC) President Dr Patrick Coker when  briefing the Minster of Sports Ahmed Khanou and some members of the Sports Council about the Olympic and Paralympics games he said that Accreditation process is almost completed. He also stated that so far four athletes (two from Swimming and two from Athletics) have recorded the[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: SL Olympics & Para delegations briefed about Zika Virus

Monday, July 18th, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: SL Olympics & Para delegations briefed about Zika Virus

Ahead of the Olympic and Paralympics Games in Brazil, the Public Health National Emergency Operation Centre on recently briefed members of both the Olympics and Paralympics delegation that would be attending the Games in Rio Brazil, about the Zika virus. During the presentation Charles Alpren disclosed that Zika is a flavivirus that is transmitted by[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Salone swimmers ready for Rio games

Thursday, July 14th, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: Salone swimmers ready for Rio games

The Sierra Leone Swimming, Diving and Water Polo Association have received the official confirmation from FINA (International Swimming Federation) to compete at the RIO 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil in August 2016. As per FINA Rules with regards the Olympic Games, only swimmers who participate in the World Championships prior to the Olympic Games will[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: ”I have what it takes to become WAFA’s new Treasurer’’

Thursday, July 14th, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: ”I have what it takes to become WAFA’s new  Treasurer’’

Ahead of the upcoming Western Area Football Association (WAFA) elective congress, one of the candidates for the treasurer position Noel Kitami Horton who is the acting chairman of Central Parade Football Club (CPFC) has told delegates that he has what it takes to become Western Area Football Association (WAFA) new treasurer. According to Noel he[…]