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Sierra Leone Sports: Sport Ministry orders SLFA to cease all activities

Monday, September 25th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Sport Ministry orders SLFA to cease all activities

Following the six (6) count corruption charges on the President of Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) Madam Isha Johansen and the Secretary General Chris Kamara, the Ministry of Sports and the National Sports Council have jointly instructed Members of the Football Association to desist from all activities. The two top guns in the FA were[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: 19 officials say they will not accept SLFA ban

Monday, September 25th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: 19 officials say they will not accept SLFA ban

The 19 officials who were banned for life by the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) on Thursday say they will not accept the sanctions. The SLFA claims the 19 have been violating SLFA and Fifa statutes in relation to taking football related cases to civil courts. The group went to court last month to seek[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Salone Striker Turay happy with goal in Örebro SK win

Monday, September 25th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Salone Striker Turay happy with goal in Örebro SK win

AFC Eskilstuna and Sierra Leone striker Mahomed Buya Turay was delighted with their 3-2 away victory at the Behrn Arena, Örebro. Abubakarr Kamara said the Sierra Leone international, who registered his eighth goal of the season, gave his struggling Allsvenskan AFC Eskilstuna the lead in the opening 7’min on Thursday. Turay is joint fourth in[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: ACC indict SLFA President & Secretary General

Monday, September 25th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: ACC indict SLFA President & Secretary General

President of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA), Isha Johansen, and the General Secretary Chris Kamara, have both been indicted by the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) on six counts Charges. Johansen’s arrest came 48 hours after she declared to run for a Second term ahead of the FA’s much talked about Election. Her complicated reign[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: KCC mourns cricket legend Stalin Frazer

Monday, September 25th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: KCC mourns cricket legend Stalin Frazer

Kent Cricket Club is mourning the death of Stalin Frazer former President of the Sierra Leone Cricket Association and former Captain of the national cricket team. He was also a Senior Adviser to the Kent Cricket Club. On hearing of Mr. Frazer’s death Kent Cricket Club Founder and Chief Executive Emmanuel Pessima wrote a tribute[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Next Cycling elections set for 2020

Friday, September 22nd, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Next Cycling elections set for 2020

National Olympic Committee (NOC) President Dr Patrick Coker has called a meeting to solve the impasse within the Cycling discipline. In his statement, he said that they have been instructed by the Confederation of African Cycling (CAC) to see how they can resolve the situation by having a new election in 45 days time. Dr[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Mudslide victims in Regent & Mortemeh receives School materials from KCC

Friday, September 22nd, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Mudslide victims in Regent & Mortemeh receives School materials from KCC

The Kent Cricket Club (KCC) on Saturday 16th September donated schooling materials and other things to Children at Regent and Mortormeh, who are temporarily camped at Old Skool Hill Station. The donation targeted children within the 0-10 years bracket with school items, foodstuffs, toiletries, wheelchairs and clothes. They donation included 10 bundles of pampas, 40[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Athletics family agrees to bury the hatchet after final peace talk

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Members of the Sierra Leone Athletics Association (SLAA) have unanimously agreed to put their differences aside over their power struggle, in a bid to stop the infighting that has divided their membership for the past one year. The two factions, each led by, Martin Bangura and Abdul Karim Sesay, held final peace talks with the[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Johansen bids for second term

Thursday, September 21st, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Johansen bids for second term

Isha Johansen, the current Football Association President, has decided to vie for second term as FA President, despite saying she suffered intimidation and discrimination during her first term. Africa’s only female FA president took charge in 2013 and her reign has been blighted by controversy, infighting and the Ebola crisis. “I have decided to run[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Ahead of Commonwealth Games – NOC briefs Sports Ministry

Thursday, September 21st, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Ahead of Commonwealth Games – NOC briefs Sports Ministry

The National Olympic Committee of Sierra Leone has met with the Ministry of Sports and the National Sports Council on Friday 15th September 2017 at the Ministry’s office at Bishop House, Syke Street, Freetown. The purpose of the meeting was to update the Minister of Sports, his Deputy and the Director of Sports on the[…]