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Sierra Leone Sports: FIFA insists Isha is still President

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: FIFA insists Isha is still President

Fifa has overturned a decision by Sierra Leone’s Football Association (SLFA) to set aside Isha Johansen from her role as president, ruling it ‘invalid’. “We deem that the dismissals are invalid and the SLFA President and General Secretary remain in their function,” stated FIFA Secretary General, Fatma Samoura. Football’s world governing body says that the[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Paralympics Committee set for Masiaka AGM

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Paralympics Committee set for Masiaka AGM

The membership of the National Paralympics Committee of Sierra Leone (NPC-SL) will on Saturday 18 November 2017, converge on the township of Masiaka, northwest Sierra Leone for their Annual General Meeting. The meeting will be focusing on the Paralympics movement, activity report, financial reports and deliberations on how they should work towards promoting disabled sports.[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: SLCA Division One Cricket League to kick off on Saturday

Saturday, November 18th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: SLCA Division One Cricket League to kick off on Saturday

Saturday 11 November will see the start of the Sierra Leone Cricket Association (SLCA) Mercury International sponsored division one Cricket league for 2017/2018 season at the Prince of Wales Secondary School grounds in Kingtom, Freetown. The league will kick off with a symbolic traditional procession from the Siaka Stevens Stadium to Prince of Wales, thereafter;[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Ibrahim Kargbo junior to play for Belgium U18

Saturday, November 18th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Ibrahim Kargbo junior to play for Belgium U18

According to reliable information, Ibrahim Kargbo Junior, 17, the son of former Sierra Leone captain, Ibrahim Obreh Kargbo, will play for Belgium U18 against Ireland in Murcia Spain at the Pinatar arena. The Belgian U18 side will commence their four-nation friendly tournament on Thursday and the youngster dad wishes his son and the team ‘Good[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: More surprise results in EBK trophy tourney

Saturday, November 18th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: More surprise results in EBK trophy tourney

There have been a lot of surprises in this year’s Ernest Bai Koroma trophy. Mohamed Papa Bangura said the 15 teams are battling for 8 places in the quarter-final stage of the competition that makes the competition more exciting. On Wednesday in Kono SKY Eagles lost to Bombali Sebroa FC by two goals to one[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Baseman wins Dwarzak Strongest Man title

Friday, November 17th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Baseman wins Dwarzak Strongest Man title

Cameroon strongman, Abubakarr Bona, fondly called “Baseman”, led the race in all four events to win the first edition of the Dwarzak inter-area strongest man championship held the community playing field on Saturday 4 November 2017. At the competition, Baseman competed in the 70 kg-110 kg Ball Lift in 1.30 sec, he completed the 50[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Sergeant Quarter & Couple quarter combined are champs

Friday, November 17th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Sergeant Quarter & Couple quarter combined are champs

The three-day volleyball competition organized by one of the renowned volleyball clubs, Solar Spikers Volleyball Club, has ended at the Wilberforce barracks with Sergeant Quarter & Coupler Quarter combined won the competition. They defeated Looking Town & Officer Quarter combined by three sets to one (3-1) in the final while Langunda & New Site combined,[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: CAF appoints two Sierra Leoneans

Friday, November 17th, 2017

The media committee of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) has revealed to the public that the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) has appointed two Sierra Leonean into two different committees. Emmanuel Sesay said their appointment came about in the last Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) executive committee meeting held in Accra on the 23rd[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: How to heal the SLFA?

Friday, November 17th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: How to heal the SLFA?

The acting President of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA), Brima Mazola Kamara, said his first assignment is to bring the football membership together. At the moment, the SLFA is a hotbed of controversy, in-fighting and confusion, which has damaged the game’s reputation and dashed player’s dreams. Kamara said to achieve that he is working[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Salone striker Bakayoko scores as Walsall exit the FA Cup

Friday, November 17th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Salone striker Bakayoko scores as Walsall exit the FA Cup

Charles Carew said one of Sierra Leone striker, Amadou Bakayoko’s 78th-minute header was not enough as the Saddlers were dumped out of the FA Cup by League Two Newport on Saturday at the Rodney Parade venue. He said the 21-year-old came off the bench to score for Walsall in their English FA Cup first round[…]