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Sierra Leone Sports: New Home for Leone Stars

Monday, September 1st, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: New Home for Leone Stars

Following the Ebola Virus epidemic Sierra Leone was in search of a venue over the past few weeks to play their home matches in the AFCON 2015 qualifier, the country has at last succeeded in securing one. The Sierra Leone National team is expected to host their first match in AFCON 2015 qualifier against DR[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Para-Table Tennis Athlete set for world championship

Friday, August 29th, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: Para-Table Tennis Athlete set for world championship

Sierra Leone’s African Silver and Bronze medalist Para-Olympics Table Tennis athlete George Windham is well set to attend the Para-Table Tennis world championship in China. The competition is schedule to take place from 7-16 September 2014. George who is expected to leave the shores of Sierra Leone on 4th September, said he will be travelling[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: John Kamara complete Move

Friday, August 29th, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: John Kamara complete Move

Greek second division side ‘PAS Lamia’ has completed the signing of Sierra Leone midfielder John Kamara,   for an undisclosed fee from Apollon Smirnis. Kamara has agreed to a one-year contract, with the option of a further year, and is relishing his move to the Football League club. Kamara said he`s happy to join Lamia.”I’m delighted[...]

Sierra Leone News: We are considering your participation-Hyeongi Son

Thursday, August 28th, 2014
Sierra Leone News:  We are considering your participation-Hyeongi Son

The Manager/Promotion Team, Hyeongi Son, in a letter written to the Sierra Leone Taekwondo Association has stated that Taekwondo Promotion Foundation (TPF) appreciates their interest in the opening ceremony and that they are considering their participation. He said that their participation will be guaranteed with due recommendation of the World Health Organization (WHO) owing to[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: CAF fines Salone FA US$2,500

Thursday, August 28th, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: CAF fines Salone FA US$2,500

The head of competitions of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) Sorie Ibrahim Sesay has told sierraleonefootball.com that a total fine of US$2,500 has been imposed on the SLFA by the African football governing body, CAF for withdrawing from the qualifying series of two continental competitions. It could be recalled that the Sierra Leone senior[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: SWASAL commends SLAJ on Ebola fight

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

The Sports Writers Association of Sierra Leone (SWASAL) commends and fully supports the initiative of the Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) in the fight against the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) through sustained sensitization on radio programs as well as in the local newspapers. SWASAL encourages all its members who are radio Sports Presenters and[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Ivory Coast will not play in Sierra Leone

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Ivory Coast’s Football Federation said Tuesday, it is desperately seeking a new venue to play Sierra Leone in an African Cup of Nations qualifier after the government banned a home match over Ebola virus fears. The Government has refused to allow the match to go ahead in Abidjan on September 6, because of the spread[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Alhassan Kamara scores twice against Atvidaberg

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: Alhassan Kamara scores twice against Atvidaberg

Sierra Leone striker, Alhassan ‘Crespo’ Kamara had an eventful Monday night, scoring twice in the first half to whip Atvidaberg away from home in the Swedish Allsvenskan. Six goals from four matches in August is very impressive from the Leone Stars striker. Kamara 21 is expected in the Sierra Leone squad of foreign based players[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Football Philanthropist donates 100 bags of Rice to South/ East

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: Football Philanthropist donates 100 bags of Rice to South/ East

Football philanthropist, Rodney Michael, has donated 100 bags of rice to the South and Eastern Regional Football Associations. According to a representative of Rodney Michael, Kasho Holland Cole, both regions will receive 50 bags of rice respectively. He said the donation was done as part of Rodney Michael’s contribution in the fight against the Ebola[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: ‘’We were held hostage for two days’’-Judo President

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports:  ‘’We were held hostage for two days’’-Judo President

The President of the Sierra Leone Judo Association, Idrissa Massaquoi has told Awoko Sports in an exclusive interview, that the Judo delegation was held hostage for two days at the border of Ivory Coast and Guinea. He said their release was  based on a plea made to the security personnel at the border  before they[...]