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Sierra Leone Sports: Sierra Leone officially out of Total AFCON 2019

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: Sierra Leone officially out of Total AFCON 2019

The CAF Executive Committee at its meeting on Friday 30th November 2018 in Accra, decided on the case of Sierra Leone in the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. Sierra Leone is disqualified from the qualifiers and all its matches are annulled. With this development, the Harambee Stars of Kenya and Black Stars have duly qualified[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Scrabble players rank in 2018 African Scrabble Championship

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: Scrabble players rank in 2018 African Scrabble Championship

Sierra Leone’s Scrabble players had a tough start after they missed all five games in day one (morning session). Emmanuel King finished day 3 in 17th place with 15 wins out of 27 and a spread of +404. Abdul Borboh Kamara was excellent on day two and three but finished in 27th position, having won 14[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Celebrating community leagues

Monday, December 3rd, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: Celebrating community leagues

Christian Dauda, Team Manager of Leone Stars, has said, “The community leagues have played a great role for the past four years to keep the game alive, therefore, we should complement their efforts whenever called upon for assistance.” He added, “That is why I am helping these mini leagues to achieve their aims and objectives. That[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Para Olympians undergo training prior to 2020

Monday, December 3rd, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: Para Olympians undergo training prior to 2020

The Executive Secretary of the National Paralympics Committee (NPC), Alexander Thullah, has said the one-day training on Para Powerlifting was a success. He described the training as a blessing for those who are undergoing it and appealed to the participants to take the training very seriously because at the end you are going to receive certificates. He[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Volleyball players are up to standard – NaSSIT staff  

Monday, December 3rd, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: Volleyball players are up to standard – NaSSIT staff  

The President of the NaSSIT staff association, Momodu I. Kamara, says the volleyball matches were impressive. He said that volleyball is really making a head way as one of the most successful sports in the country. He continued by encouraging the young volleyball players especially Ishmael Bangura who he said was outstanding. The National Director of beach[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Salone player Mansaray failed to make Battery’s first roster

Monday, December 3rd, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: Salone player Mansaray failed to make Battery’s first roster

James Kamara said the Charleston Battery on Friday announced 12 initial players that would remain with the club for the 2019 USL Championship season. During the announcement, Sierra Leone native Victor Mansaray, who entered his first season with the Battery in 2018, was not amongst the names released. The club also confirmed negotiations with other members of[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Cameroon stripped of the right to host AFCON2019

Monday, December 3rd, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: Cameroon stripped of the right to host AFCON2019

Cameroon will not be hosting next year’s Africa Cup of Nations, following the uncertainties over delays with its preparation. The Central African country won the most recent Africa Cup of Nations in 2017. CAF made the decision on Friday after a meeting of its executive committee and president, Ahmad Ahmad, announced a new bidding process was[…]

Sierra Leone News: Kenema calls for support for people living with HIV

Monday, December 3rd, 2018
Sierra Leone News: Kenema calls for support for people living with HIV

The commemoration of the World AIDS Day 2018 in Kenema, on the theme, “Know your HIV status – Rise, Test and Be Safe” featured free tests, speeches and a parade. The Resident Minister East, Andrew Fatorma, revealed that today scientific advances have been made in HIV treatment, there are laws to protect people living with HIV[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Celebrating community leagues

Monday, December 3rd, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: Celebrating community leagues

Christian Dauda, Team Manager of Leone Stars, has said, “The community leagues have played a great role for the past four years to keep the game alive, therefore, we should complement their efforts whenever called upon for assistance.” He added, “That is why I am helping these mini leagues to achieve their aims and objectives. That[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Para Olympians undergo training prior to 2020

Monday, December 3rd, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: Para Olympians undergo training prior to 2020

The Executive Secretary of the National Paralympics Committee (NPC), Alexander Thullah, has said the one-day training on Para Powerlifting was a success. He described the training as a blessing for those who are undergoing it and appealed to the participants to take the training very seriously because at the end you are going to receive certificates. He[…]