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Sierra Leone Sports: Scrabble players in Kenya for World Challenge

Friday, November 17th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Scrabble players in Kenya for World Challenge

Three Sierra Leoneans will be competing in the World English Scrabble Players’ Association (WESPA) Championship in Nairobi, Kenya from 8-12 November 2017. The players are the country’s ace scrabble superman; UK-based Mohamed Alieu Kamara, the experienced Ishmael Sesay and the dynamic Emmanuel Kamara, who happens to be the current national champion. The tournament will be[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Taekwondo Association ends training session

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

The week long Development of National Sport Structure (DNSS) program organized by the Sierra Leone Taekwondo Association in collaboration with the National Olympic Committee finished on Friday 3 November 2017. The training was hosted at the Siaka Stevens Stadium in Freetown from 27th October- 3rd November 2017, under the instruction of Word Taekwondo Federation (WTF)[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Kent Cricket Club launches new website

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

In line with their developmental drive to take club cricket to another level in the country, Kent Cricket Club (KCC) on Saturday 4th November 2017,  launched its new website, to improve communications and easy access to information regarding their activities. Having originally designed two previous website for the club as part of its continued sponsorship,[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Southern Region Basketball Association hope for the better

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

The Chairman of Southern Region Basketball Association (SRBA), Alpha Mugabe, said despite not getting support from the Sierra Leone National Basketball Federation (SLNBF), they are hoping to change the face of basketball in the south. Mugabe said southern region basketball is in a deplorable status as they are finding it difficult to embark on development[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Over 3,000 runners & cyclists to participate in Thinking Pink Marathon

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

All is now set for the 4th edition of the Thinking Pink Breast Cancer Foundation awareness –-raising half marathon event on Saturday 4 November 2017. According to Race Director, Sundufu Sowa, over 3,000 runners including foreigners and cyclists, will be part of this year’s event. He stated they are going to have various race categories[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: “EBK trophy gains momentum” – Mohamed Papa Bangura

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

The head of media and Marketing for the Ernest Bai Koroma (EBK) trophy said they are gaining momentum over the past weeks as every team wants to qualify to the next stage of the competition. Emmanuel Kamara said that since the starts of the competition a lot of talented players have been identified which is[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Solar Spikers organize inter-community volleyball tourney

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

One of Sierra Leone renowned volleyball clubs, the Solar Spikers will organize an inter-community volleyball competition in Wilberforce. The competition has been slated for the 3 – 5 November according to the Organizing Secretary of the Club, Michael Bangura. He said that the tournament is for Solar players only as a way of encouraging the[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: U-20 team out of U-20 FIFA Women’s qualifiers

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

The acting president of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA), Brima Mazola Kamara, said that the female U-20 national team has withdrawn from their Cameroonian counterpart game this Saturday 4 November 2017, in Makeni. According to Kamara, they cannot access money because the Anti-Corruption Commission has frozen their account. The SLFA cannot fund the local[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Taekwondo is a disciplined sport

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Sierra Leone Director of Sports, Ibrahim Bangura, welcomed the two Nigeria Taekwondo experts, George H. Ashiru and Saidu Abdulie, on Tuesday afternoon. He said, “Taekwondo is a disciplined sport under martial arts.” The Director of Sports, who once served as President of Sierra Leone Taekwondo (SLTA) Association, vehemently revealed how the sport shaped him to[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Football creates social change in Koinadugu District

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Football has become the focal point for youth socialization in the Koinadugu District, with so many teenagers especially boys involved in the game with the intention of playing professional football. As sun rises in the mountainous setting, youth gathered at the towns prestigious Kabala Mini Stadium which is situated in the midst of high foothills[…]