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Sierra Leone Sports: Sierra Leone Egypt-based midfielder ready for new season

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

Aluminium SC’s new acquisition and Sierra Leone-born midfielder, Abdul Sama Mannah is eager to impress on the pitch for his new club. The former Sohag player is currently getting ready for the new season with the Egyptian second-tier side after signing a two-year deal with the Hammadi-based outfit last week. Mannah, who has been regularly[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: King secures World Championship slot

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: King secures World Championship slot

Local scrabble player, Emmanuel King, grabbed a spot in the 2017 World Championship after winning the two-day, Sheku Bangura Scrabble Tournament staged by the National Scrabble Association of Sierra Leone at the Atlantic Hall in the Siaka Stevens Stadium. Twelve top-rated players competed for the slot, but King outshone his opponents to become the eventual[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Youth Commonwealth Games starts today

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports:  Youth Commonwealth Games starts today

The Youth Commonwealth Games will start today, Tuesday 18 July 2017 and will end on Sunday 23 July 2017. The Games will feature more than 1,300 young athletes including four Sierra Leoneans from swimming and athletics. The swimmer, Abdulai Sesay, said he is going to these Games to showcase his talents and tell the world[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: SL defender signs with Turkish club

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: SL defender signs with Turkish club

Turkish football club, Eskisehirs Kutuluspor, have signed Sierra Leone international defender David Simbo to a one-year contract for an undisclosed fee from Yeni Amasyaspor. Simbo, 27, is delighted to join Eskisehirs kutuluspor and is ready to rejuvenate his playing career. “I’m delighted and it’s a great feeling to be playing in Turkey,” Simbo said. “I[…]

Sierra Leone News: Lack of witnesses deter investigations at Magistrate Court

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

On Friday 14 July 2017, Magistrate Albert Moody granted bail of Le40 million to William Solomon who is charged with Sexual Penetration of a Child and promised to discharge Umaru M’balu Sesay, who is charged with “Accessory After The Fact” off the offence. He took this decision when the defence counsel S.S. Thomas informed the[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Sierra Leone and Senegal Match ends in a draw

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Sierra Leone and Senegal Match ends in a draw

On Saturday 15 July 2017, the home-based national Leone Stars met opponents Senegal at the Siaka Stevens Stadium, before a rapacious audience of fans. The game ended in a disappointing 1–1 tie. The second leg will be played in Senegal next week. The two teams played to a scoreless first half but there were glimmers[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Premier AC President committed to develop youth football

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Premier AC President committed to develop youth football

The President and founder of U.S based Premier Athletics Club (PAC), Suleiman Hamid, known by his nickname Coach Sully, has committed to develop youth football in Sierra Leone. Premier Athletics Club is an elite Football Academy established 20 years ago in Washington DC, Metro area, in the U.S.A. The Academy has produced large number of[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Scrabble players to challenge for World Championship Slot

Friday, July 14th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Scrabble players to challenge for World Championship Slot

Top seeded Scrabble players from across the country will be vying for a slot in the 2017 World Championship, when they meet in a two-day brain sweating tournament to be held on Saturday 15 – Sunday 16 July at the Siaka Stevens Stadium, Atlantic Hall in Freetown. The tournament will be tagged Shieku Bangura Open[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Cape Verde referees to officiate Sierra Leone match

Friday, July 14th, 2017

The match between Sierra Leone home-based, national team and Senegal will be officiated by Cape Verdean referees on Saturday 15 July 2017. The African Football governing body, CAF, has appointed the match officials for the African Nations Championship (CHAN) 2018 qualifiers at the Siaka Stevens Stadium in Freetown. In the centre is Manuel Antonio Timas[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Mass protest – SLFA problems escalate

Friday, July 14th, 2017

Football administrators and members of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) are calling on protesters to take to the National Stadium on Saturday during the CHAN qualifier against Senegal. According to a press release signed by Kasho J. Holland-Cole on Wednesday, “The general membership of the FA is calling on all football loving fans to[…]