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Sierra Leone Sports: Single leg amputee team to play at FIFA World Cup

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: Single leg amputee team to play at FIFA World Cup

Sierra Leone Single Amputee Football Association is expecting to compete in this year’s FIFA World Cup – Hope Festival, in Russia. According to Irina Schlossarek, Football for Hope, Programme Manager, FIFA said they are delighted to confirm that the Sierra Leone Single Leg Amputee football team has qualified for Hope Festival 2018 Your qualification is[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Summer City wins Camp DIVA final

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: Summer City wins Camp DIVA final

Emmanuel Samadia was the star of the day as he inspired Summer City FC to defeat Ascentontonians FC 1 – 0 in the grand final of the 13th edition Camp DIVA Youth Championship at the Siaka Steven Stadium main bowl on Sunday 10 June 2018. The young star, Samadia, scored the only goal in the[…]

Sierra Leone Sprots: It was a great experience for the Judo team – Idrissa Massaquoi

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018
Sierra Leone Sprots: It was a great experience for the Judo team – Idrissa Massaquoi

The President of Sierra Leone Judo Association, Idrissa Massaquoi, said that taking part in the HohHot grand prix 2018 is a great experience for the team. He said three people represented the country; himself with two senior athletes; Fedrick Harris in the 81kg and Olumide Patrick Campbell in the 90kg. He said this was the[…]

Sierra Leone Sprots: Sierra Leone drops again to 111 in FIFA World Ranking

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018
Sierra Leone Sprots: Sierra Leone drops again to 111 in FIFA World Ranking

The Leone Stars continue to drop in the FIFA World Rankings. The latest drop of eight places was released on Thursday 7 June 2018. Sierra Leone was ranked 103 but have dropped to 111, according to the FIFA official website. Leone Stars last played in March in a warm-up friendly to World Cup-bound Iran. Iran[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: You will not play if you behave badly – Yapo Sillah

Friday, June 8th, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: You will not play if you behave badly – Yapo Sillah

The Organizing Secretary of the Central One Football Association (COFA), Yapo Sillah, said, “football is money” when he addressed 32 communities at the Parade Field on Thursday June 7th 2018. He said you need to sell the game to the communities so that many people will be able to come and watch these matches and[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Ascentonians FC vs Summer City FC

Friday, June 8th, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: Ascentonians FC vs Summer City FC

All is now set for the13th edition Camp DIVA Youth Championship on Sunday June 10, 2018 at the Siaka Stevens Stadium main bowl between Ascentonians FC and Summer City The team manager of Ascentonians, Alpha Kargbo, confirmed that the national team captain, Umaru ‘Zaingalay’ Bangura and Gibrilla Woobay and Ibrahim ‘Obreh’ Kargbo will feature for[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Swimmers are training in the pool

Friday, June 8th, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: Swimmers are training in the pool

The Secretary General of the Sierra Leone Swimming Association, Mohamed Turay, said swimmers are now training in the swimming pool at the Siaka Stevens Stadium in Freetown. He said they are undergoing these training sessions as they have a series of international competitions lined up. He said the Association now controls the pool and the[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: COFA Super Inter Community knockout stage start over the weekend

Friday, June 8th, 2018

All roads will be leading to Parade grounds to witness the opening of this year knockout stage of the Central One Football Association (COFA) super inter community league. The Chairman of COFA, Sammah Sesay, said 32 teams will compete in the knockout stage and on Saturday June 9th 2018 Foulah Tong will battle with Magazine[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Our focus now is on the youth – Oness Johnson

Friday, June 8th, 2018

The President of the Sierra Leone Taekwondo Association, Oness Johnson, said that they are now focusing on the youth to develop the sport. The association has just undergone a training under an international expert and he said they want to build on want the coaches have learned from the expert. That is why their focus[…]

Sierra Leone News: Judge wants speedy trial for alleged child rapist

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018
Sierra Leone News: Judge wants speedy trial for alleged child rapist

Justice Monfred Sesay, on Monday 4 June 2018, informed the State Prosecutor about his intention to discharge an alleged sexual penetration matter if the prosecutor fails to bring the four witnesses on the next adjourned date. The Judge pointed out the plight of an accused being in remand without effective trial on the matter for[…]