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Sierra Leone Sports: Leicester City Defender Hopeful Leone Stars will rebrand Sierra Leone

Monday, October 13th, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: Leicester City Defender Hopeful Leone Stars will rebrand Sierra Leone

Newly called up English Premier League Leicester City defender says Sierra Leone will once again return to the limelight, if Leone Stars can qualify to the Africa Nations Cup in Morocco next year. The 20-year-old Alie Sesay, who had his first call-up to the senior national football team by Coach Atto Mensah ahead of the[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Paralympics President gets new appointment

Monday, October 13th, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: Paralympics President gets new appointment

The President of the Sierra Leone Paralympics Association (SLPA), Unisa Deen Kargbo has been appointed by the world governing body for Paralympics Federations as Paralympics Lecturer or Instructor. The appointment was made during the Youth Olympic Games which he attended in Nanjing, China. Unisa Deen Kargbo said it was a well deserved opportunity given to[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: SLCRC calls for replacement of Sports Minister

Monday, October 13th, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: SLCRC calls for replacement of Sports Minister

The Coordinator of the Sierra Leone Civil Rights (SLCRC) has called for the sacking of Sports Minister, Paul Kamara accusing him of dragging the game of football in the country into disrepute. Alphonso Manley said his organization has been closely monitoring the current impasse between the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) and the Ministry of[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: As Weightlifting gym gets face-lift —Boxing gym in bad shape

Monday, October 13th, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: As Weightlifting gym gets face-lift —Boxing gym in bad shape

Because the national weightlifting gym at the National Stadium is in bad shape, it is being refurbished to bring it to standard, but according to the national weightlifting coach, Sonny Johnson, the refurbishment is being funded by him singlehandedly. Coach Sonny Johnson said he decided to do the face-lifting because of what he had seen[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: SWASAL, Sports officials still detained in Cameroun

Monday, October 13th, 2014

Security personnel from the Cameroun national police, immigration and health officials on Thursday 9th October 2014, prevented three members of the Sport Writers Association of Sierra Leone (SWASAL) and two officials from the Ministry of Sports from leaving the Felicia Hotel in Yaoundé, where the Sierra Leone national football team Leone Stars are lodged for[...]

Sierra Leone News: Sierra Leone may be banned if…

Friday, October 10th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: Sierra Leone may be banned if…

World’s football governing body, FIFA has warned that Sierra Leone could be banned from international football if the country’s Sports Ministry does not hands off the management of Leone Stars. The warning comes after the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) complained to FIFA among other things, that Sports Minister Paul Kamara has appointed coaches for[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Sports Ministry dissociate from SLFA

Friday, October 10th, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: Sports Ministry dissociate from SLFA

The Minister of Sports, Paul Kamara in a press release has dissociated the Ministry from the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) action taken to solicit funds. He alleged that the President of the Sierra Leone football Association and the executive committee solicited and obtained funds from  the Cameroun Football Association to pay for seven(7) officials[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: SWASAL member’s ban

Friday, October 10th, 2014

Sierra Leonean Sports Journalists currently in Yaoundé to cover the Sierra Leone vs. Cameroon 2015 AFCON matches, Mohamed Fajah Barrie, Frank Magnus Cole and Mohamed Kelfala Sesay, have been prevented from leaving their hotel by Cameroonian immigration and police officers because they say their names were not included in the list of delegates presented to[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Ugandan referees to Officiate Sierra Leone/Cameroun match

Friday, October 10th, 2014

Ugandan referees have been appointed by the Confederation of African football (CAF) to officiate the 2015 African Cup of Nations group D qualifier between Sierra Leone and Cameroun in Yaoundé on Saturday October 11. The central referee will be Denis Batte, while assistant referee one is Hussein Bugembe. Lee Okello will serve as assistant referee[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Ministry-SLFA fall apart… Can centre hold

Thursday, October 9th, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: Ministry-SLFA fall apart… Can centre hold

Following the Coaches’ saga between his ministry and SLFA, ahead of the AFCON 2015 qualifiers against Cameroun, Sports Minister, Paul Kamara and Isha Johansen, President of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) things have fallen apart and the centre cannot hold. Paul Kamara in a radio programme, went further to tell the public that   Isha[...]