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Sierra Leone Sports: Elmuzay to defend his Marathon title in Makeni

Friday, May 26th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Elmuzay to defend his Marathon title in Makeni

Mustapha Elmuzay Kamara is looking forward to defending his title with great anticipation on Sunday 28 May 2017 at the Street Child Marathon in Makeni. The fast-paced runner and distance marathoner will return to Makeni and hopes to set a new record. Elmuzay ran the 42.2 kilometre marathon in 2016 in a record-breaking time of[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Premier League Board Chairman resigns

Friday, May 26th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Premier League Board Chairman resigns

Former Vice President and Acting President of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA), Mayor J. S. Keifala of Kenema City Council, has tendered an official letter of resignation to the President of Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA), Isha Johansen, on Thursday 25 May 2017. In a statement release by the FA, it stated that he,[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Western Area Handball Championship set for thrilling semi-final matches

Thursday, May 25th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Western Area Handball Championship set for thrilling semi-final matches

The semi-finals of the Western Area Handball Championship Cup at the Siaka Steven Stadium handball court will see two thrilling encounters on Thursday evening between teams that qualified after finishing first and second in group A and B respectively. Lion Mountain takes to the court to play Royal House before RSLAF and Sengeh Pieh meet[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Fans pledge support for Leone Stars ahead of Kenya game

Thursday, May 25th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Fans pledge support for Leone Stars ahead of Kenya game

Following the release of list of invited foreign base players, football loving fans across the country have vowed to give their unflinching support to Leone Stars in hopes of qualifying for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nation (AFCON) in Cameroon. Leone Stars Head Coach, John Keister, released the list of 19 invited foreign based players[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Goalkeeping coach training was a success

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Goalkeeping coach training was a success

The national goalkeeper coach, Prince Tamba Moses, said the training in Cameroon, organized by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) was a success. This is the second goalkeeper coach training he has attended. The first was in 2013 in South Africa, organized by FIFA. The main purpose of the training is for them to learn[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Sam Akibo eying Leone Stars call-up

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Sam Akibo eying Leone Stars call-up

Swedish second tier side, Varmdo IF winger, Sampha Kamara, known by his nickname, Sam Akibo, is eying a call up to the national team Leone Stars. The former FC Kallon player was part of the squad that represented Sierra Leone at the 2003 U-17 World Cup in Finland. Since then, he has been plying his[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: ‘’We were up to the task of winning the trophy ”- Foulah Town coach

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: ‘’We were up to the task of winning the trophy ”- Foulah Town coach

The Head Coach of the Foulah Town, Amidu Karim, said they were up to the task of winning the trophy. Foulah Town defeated Abacha City by two goals to nil (2-0) to win this year COFA Super Inter Community League on Sunday 21 May 2017, at the Siaka Stevens Stadium in Freetown. He stated that[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Sports a tool for development

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports:  Sports a tool for development

Youth Affairs Commissioner, Anthony Koroma, said sports is the major medium for promoting peace, social cohesion, entertainment and livelihood. “The most important development within this initiative is the enhancement of school base sporting activities and the articulation to national and international sports, “he said. He made this statement during the national sports development conference. He[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: National Sport Conference outcomes

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: National Sport Conference outcomes

Delegates who attended the two-day National Sport Development Validation Conference held at the Atlantic Hall of the Siaka Stevens Stadium on May 19 and 20, 2017, expressed their delight over a successful outcome. The government allocated Le500 million to the conference and expected 300 delegates. Approximately 150 delegates gathered at the Stadium. Sierra Leone Sport[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: “Facilities are an inhibiting factor in cricket” – Bournes-Coker

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

The Chairman of the Sierra Leone Cricket Association (SLCA), Board of Directors, told delegates at the National Sport Development Validation Conference that the provision of training and playing facilities is an inhibiting challenge to sporting associations in the country. Bournes-Coker said, “If the government can provide standard facilities that will enable the athletes to train[…]