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Sierra Leone Sports: National Sport Conference outcomes

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: National Sport Conference outcomes

Delegates who attended the two-day National Sport Development Validation Conference held at the Atlantic Hall of the Siaka Stevens Stadium on May 19 and 20, 2017, expressed their delight over a successful outcome. The government allocated Le500 million to the conference and expected 300 delegates. Approximately 150 delegates gathered at the Stadium. Sierra Leone Sport[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: “Facilities are an inhibiting factor in cricket” – Bournes-Coker

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

The Chairman of the Sierra Leone Cricket Association (SLCA), Board of Directors, told delegates at the National Sport Development Validation Conference that the provision of training and playing facilities is an inhibiting challenge to sporting associations in the country. Bournes-Coker said, “If the government can provide standard facilities that will enable the athletes to train[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: John Keister unveiled as Stars head coach

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: John Keister unveiled as Stars head coach

John Keister is the new head coach of Sierra Leone’s national team, the Leone Stars. Keister’s appointment was officially confirmed by the Technical Director of Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA), John Jebbor Sherrington, on Thursday 18 May 2017, at the Atlantic Hall of the Siaka Stevens Stadium in Freetown. News that he would replace the[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: National sports development conference starts today

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

About 300 delegates from around the country are expected to attend the two-day National sports development conference, at the Atlantic Hall at the Siaka Stevens Stadium. During the conference the delegates will be looking at several documents including the National Sport Policy of Sierra Leone, Draft Sierra Leone Sports Commission Act, the Sierra Leone Sports[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: “The award will motivate me” – Jeffery Nicol

Thursday, May 18th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: “The award will motivate me” – Jeffery Nicol

Jeffery Nicol, who won the best junior award during the Presidential Cycling race said that the award will serve as a motivation to him and he will try his best to live up to expectations. Since he started riding bicycles, about a year ago, he has seen lot of improvement in his training, which has[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: “We have to work hard to maintain the expectations of the fans”-Tostao

Thursday, May 18th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: “We have to work hard to maintain the expectations of the fans”-Tostao

Head Coach, in charge of Sierra Leone national home base football team, Abubakarr Tostao Kamara, says the technical team have to work very hard to maintain the expectations of the fans. The former Leone Stars Captain was appointed by the FA a few weeks ago. Following his appointment, he released a list of 30 players[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Foulah Town Battle with Mountain City in semis today

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Foulah Town Battle with Mountain City in semis today

All roads will be lead to the Siaka Stevens Stadium today to witness the second semifinal between Foulah Town and Mountain City in the ongoing Central One Football Association (COFA) Inter-community League Both communities are determined to proceed to the final of the competition. Last year, both communities played in the league final where Foulah[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Unbelievable Dancers triumphs in Battleground Championship

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Unbelievable Dancers triumphs in Battleground Championship

Unbelievable Dancers were crowned champions of the Sierra Leone Dance Sport Federation Battleground Championship, held at YWCA Hall, Brookfields, Freetown, on Saturday 13 May 2017. The group was announced winner on Saturday night. They received a trophy in recognition of their inspiring performance in front of the rousing audience who were thrilled by the footsteps[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Abacha City beats Dove Cut

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Abacha City defeated Dove Cut community in a penalty shootout (4-3) after a one all draw during regulation time. Abacha will now play the winner of the match between Foulah town and Mountain City in the final on Sunday 21 May 2017. Wednesday May, 17, 2017.

Sierra Leone Sports: Augustine Sesay wins Presidential cycling race

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Augustine Sesay wins Presidential cycling race

Augustine Sesay pedaled and sweat his way over 47.4 kilometers in only 1 hour and 16 minutes to capture the victory in the first Presidential Cycling Race on Sunday 14 May. The route saw 20 cyclists spin their wheels from the Siaka Stevens Stadium to Borbor village and back to Family Kingdom on the Lumley[…]