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Sierra Leone Sports: I want qualified athletes for Olympic Games-Coach Sonny

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: I want qualified athletes for Olympic Games-Coach Sonny

The head coach of Weightlifting Association, Sonny Johnson has told Awoko Sports in an exclusive interview that his focus now is to have qualified athletes for the Olympic Games in Brazil 2016. He stated that as head coach his aim and objective is after the Ebola crisis in the country, he is going to embark[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Kallon may join India Pune City FC

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: Kallon may join India Pune City FC

Sierra Leone’s veteran striker, Mohamed Kallon may be the latest star to join the Indian Super League as the former Inter-Milan player is expected to sign a deal with Pune City FC. The former Inter-Milan and AS Monaco star is expected to undergo test with the India premier league side before a deal will be[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Wolves may sign Kei Kamara

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: Wolves may sign Kei Kamara

Wolverhampton Wonderers are hoping to negotiate a permanent deal for former Middlesbrough and Kansas City striker Kei Kamara subject to work permit. Boss Kenny Jackett is evaluating whether or not Kei will be the perfect option to replace Nouha Dicko after the striker was ruled with a hamstring injury. The 30-year-old former Middlesbrough striker Kei[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Sierra Leone’s Leicester City academy graduate gets Leone Stars Call

Monday, September 29th, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: Sierra Leone’s Leicester City academy graduate gets Leone Stars Call

Newly appointed coach of Leone Stars, Atto Mensah has selected for addition, Leicester City academy graduate, Alie Sesay to his 20-man squad that will face Cameroon in their double headers in October for the Africa Nations Cup qualifier. Colchester United defender, Alie Sesay is on loan from Leicester City until the end of the season[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Cameroon names squad for Sierra encounter

Monday, September 29th, 2014

The Indomitable Lions head coach, Volker Finke has released a list of 25 players to face the Leone Stars in their first leg African Nations Cup double header next month slated for 11 October in Yaoundé at the Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium at 15Hrs (local time). Notable absentee is West Ham United midfielder, Alex Song who[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: SLFA questions John Sama appointment

Monday, September 29th, 2014

The newly-appointed assistant coach of the National team, Leone Stars, John Sama’s appointment has been questioned by the football association. In this vein, the scribe of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) Chris Kamara has written a letter to the Sports Ministry. The letter reads; ‘I write to inform you that, having gone through the[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Who is responsible for the downfall of Cricket?

Friday, September 26th, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports:  Who is responsible for the downfall of Cricket?

Awoko Sports has been following the situation in the Sierra Leone Cricket Association, monitoring its downfall over the last three to four years. The Cricket Association was once one of the best sports associations in the country, in the days when the late Grace Jenner-Wright and the late A.O.D George reigned as chairmen. In years[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Two Bellamy youth soccer players arrive in Bristol

Friday, September 26th, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: Two Bellamy youth soccer players arrive in Bristol

Two youth players from the first generation of boys, at the Craig Bellamy Foundation(CBF)  Mustapha Bundu and Alhassan Bah , have safely arrived in Bristol City, England yesterday Thursday 25th September 2014, after a long travel from Sierra Leone. The two boys, who left Sierra Leone on Wednesday September 24th 2014, were awarded scholarships earlier[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Cycling association misses UCI road world Championship

Thursday, September 25th, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: Cycling association misses UCI road world Championship

Sierra Leone National Cycling Association (SLNCA) have missed this year’s Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) World Championship held in Ponferrada, Spain. They will also miss the UCI congress that will take place on Friday, September 26th 2014. According to the UCI President, the UCI Road World Championships is one of the major highlights of the cycling[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Atto Mensah obtains UEFA B coaching certificate

Thursday, September 25th, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: Atto Mensah obtains UEFA B coaching certificate

Ghanaian born ex-Sierra Leonean international Atto Mensah has acquired a UEFA B trainer- coach certificate from the Dutch football authorities. According to Mensah the course took place in The Netherlands was for former professional footballers and it lasted for about eight months (September 2012 -15th May 2013). Mensah says with this qualification he is now[...]