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Sierra Leone Sports: Leone Stars Coach sacked

Thursday, September 18th, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: Leone Stars Coach sacked

The Ministry of Sports has terminated the services of Leone Stars coach Jonathan Mckinstry after he lost his two opening matches in the AFCON qualifying rounds past weekend. His termination letter reads in part: ”with reference to the above matter, I am directed to inform you that in accordance with the Agreement reached between you[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Presidential Squash family donates Le 30m to Ebola fight

Thursday, September 18th, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: Presidential Squash family donates Le 30m to Ebola fight

The Presidential Squash family is the first sporting group in the country to donate towards the fight against Ebola in the country. The association deposited a cheque of Le30m at the Bank and presented the slip to President Koroma at State House on Tuesday September 16th Before presenting the slip, the Chairman of the Presidential[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: SLNCA back out of tour de Ivory Coast

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

Sierra Leone National Cycling Association (SLNCA) President, Winston DC Crowther has told executive members that the association will not be able to compete in this year’s Tour de Ivory Coast. He said the reason for it, is because of funding, which was not available and as an association, they cannot allow the delegation to go[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: We will use the equipment to develop our Club……Frank Turay

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

The Technical Director of Olympic- Africa Centre at Milton Margai College of Education and Technology, Goderich campus, Frank Turay has disclosed to Awoko Sports that they will be using the equipment donated to them by the Senegal OlympicAfrica Foundation to develop the OlympicAfrica youth team in the country. He said the equipment will be used[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: over US$ 14,000…Sierra Leone complains DR Congo FA Vice President

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: over US$ 14,000…Sierra Leone complains DR Congo FA Vice President

The Ministry of Sports has complained the Vice President of the Democratic Republic of Congo FA, Theobald Binamingu,to his Ministry of Sports of Katanga province in DR Congo,  over US14, 000 given to him in Lubumbashi. The money was given to him to purchase air tickets and pay other travelling costs for players before the[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Sierra Leone defender Simbo to miss Cameroon Match

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Sierra Leone Central defender David Simbo, will not be featuring for Leone Stars next match at home against Cameroon’s Indomitable Lions in a 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier next month because he bagged two yellow cards in the last match The former Mighty Blackpool defender who plays his club football in Sudan for[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: “Our ranking does not reflect on our players” -Mohamed Kallon

Monday, September 15th, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: “Our ranking does not reflect on our players” -Mohamed Kallon

Former Sierra Leone National Football team captain, Mohamed Kallon has said that our football ranking in FIFA and CAF does not reflect on our players. He made this statement during a Sports Programme at the Sierra Leone Broadcasting Corporation (SLBC). He stated that it is only the Sports Ministry and the Football Association that are[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: FIFA, U.N. to cooperate against Ebola in W/Africa

Monday, September 15th, 2014

FIFA, soccer’s world governing body, said Friday, that it looks forward to cooperating with the United Nations to combat the Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 2,000 people in West Africa. Antoinette Tubman stadium in Monrovia, the Liberian capital, will host two Ebola treatment units after the World Health Organization determined that it is[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Reginald Clarkson becomes Chairman of Sports Life Int’l

Monday, September 15th, 2014

Sports Life International; the only sports ministry in the country, has appointed executive committee that will run the Sports Ministry for the next three years, with Reginald Clarkson as the chairman of the committee. According to the Executive Director and founder of the Ministry; Pastor Yatta Samura, he said “as a Sports Ministry, we have[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Leone Stars Coach still hopeful to qualify

Friday, September 12th, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: Leone Stars Coach still hopeful to qualify

Head coach of Leone Stars Jonathan McKinstry is still hopeful that his team can make it to the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations finals in Morocco despite being bottom of group D. Leone Stars suffered two defeats in a row in the Group stages of the qualifiers within four days. They were beaten 2-0 at[...]