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Sierra Leone Sports: Sierra Leone out of CAF U-23 Championship

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015
Sierra Leone Sports: Sierra Leone out of CAF U-23 Championship

The Algerians have now qualified for the second edition of the 2015 CAF U-23 Championship football event slated for Senegal from November 28 to December 12, 2015, where an eight-team tournament will be held. Sierra Leone National Under-23 Men’s Team was not able to rally and overturn the Algerians two-goal lead from the first leg[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Salone to play Chad in 2018 World Cup preliminaries

Monday, July 27th, 2015

In the FIFA World cup draw in Russia last weekend for the preliminary round, Sierra Leone will play away to Chad on the 5th and the second leg on the 13th October 2015. If Leone Stars win the two-legged first round matches, they will then face a very tough task against Egypt in the second[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: SLTTA to organize weekly ranking

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015
Sierra Leone Sports: SLTTA to organize weekly ranking

Sierra Leone Table Tennis Association (SLTTA) has told journalists in a press conference on Tuesday 21st July 2015 at the Table Tennis gym at the Siaka Stevens Stadium in Freetown that they will start to do weekly ranking of their players. The Public Relations Officer, Ibrahim Kobba Sesay said that the ranking will help evaluate[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Sierra Leone await route for Russia 2018

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015
Sierra Leone Sports: Sierra Leone await route for Russia 2018

Sierra Leone are in the midst of a real battle to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. They are among the 26 lowest-ranked participating associations from the region that will have their route to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia mapped out on Saturday when the Preliminary Draws for the qualifiers is[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: in Festival of Scrabble…Mohamed Kamara finishes 10th

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015
Sierra Leone Sports: in Festival of Scrabble…Mohamed Kamara finishes 10th

Sierra Leone highly rated scrabbler, Mohamed A Kamara finished in 10th place in the Festival of Scrabble tournament hosted in Westminster Academy in London that ended 19th July 2015. Kamara who won 9 and lost 6 out of the 15 games, he played with a spread of +19, with a total of 42 participants from[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: We’re presently third in the Finnish league- Abdul Sesay

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015
Sierra Leone Sports: We’re presently third in the Finnish league- Abdul Sesay

Sierra Leone player, Abdul Sesay said they are presently third in the Finnish league, which he said is a perfect platform for Champions League football. He said they hope to maintain their grip and to come through the season as expected. “Through the session they tell you what you can do better, where you should[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Sierra Leone U-23 lost to Algeria

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

Sierra Leone Under-23 team lost to Algeria in the first leg of the third round qualifiers of next year’s Olympics final at Stade Mustapha Tchaker in Blida, Algeria, on Sunday evening. The Algerians under the technical guidance of Swiss manager Pierre-André Schϋrmann, proved too strong for Keister’s boys as both teams tried to qualify for[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Bai Sheika Donates Football Equipment to Jui Community

Monday, July 20th, 2015
Sierra Leone Sports: Bai Sheika Donates Football Equipment to Jui Community

Youth philanthropist Bai Shieka Wurie donates football equipment to the newly established Jui community football team, last Friday 17th July 2015 at the community field in Jui. The equipment includes, 1 set football Adidas jersey, 16 pairs of hose, 2 pairs goalkeeper gloves, 2 leather footballs, 1 whistle and one captain arm band. Presenting the[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Sports keep the youths from Crime, -Deogratius Adriko

Monday, July 20th, 2015
Sierra Leone Sports: Sports keep the youths from Crime, -Deogratius Adriko

The Executive Director of Beowulf Security Agency which is the current sponsors of Solar Spiker Volleyball club has revealed that sports can prevent the youths from crime, saying that after School they spend a lot of their time playing different kinds of sports, which will drive their mind from committing crimes in the societies. Deogratius[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Sierra Leone Delegation departs for Algeria

Thursday, July 16th, 2015
Sierra Leone Sports: Sierra Leone Delegation departs for Algeria

Ahead of the final qualifiers of the African chapter of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Brazil, a 30-man delegation of the Sierra Leone Under-23 team left Freetown for Algiers via Casablanca yesterday Wednesday July 15. The delegation was divided into two groups due to flight availability; with the first set of 17 people leaving[…]