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Sierra Leone Sports: George Wyndham apologises to sporting family

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: George Wyndham apologises to sporting family

Ace disabled table tennis player, George Wyndham, has apologized the Sierra Leone Table Tennis Association (SLTTA), National Sport Council (NSC) and the Ministry of Sport on March 17th. Wyndham started playing table tennis 18-years ago and proudly represents Sierra Leone on the National Paralympic Team. He wore the green, white and blue for Salone at[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: International Judo Facility Constructed in Bo

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: International Judo Facility Constructed in Bo

The construction of the much-talked-about international standard judo facility has been completed in Bo district. According to the President of Sierra Leone Judo Association, Sensei Idriss Masaquoi, the construction of the facility which can host over 2000 spectators took more than two years. He revealed that $100,000 USD was donated by the International Judo Federation[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Johansen elected onto CAF Executive Committee

Monday, March 20th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Johansen elected onto CAF Executive Committee

The President of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA), Isha Johansen, has become the first Sierra Leonean to be elected to the CAF Executive Committee following the CAF 39th Ordinary General Assembly in Ethiopia on Thursday. She defeated her opponent, Lydia Nsekera securing 35 votes against 12 votes. The SLFA boss declared her intention to[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: “We are looking forward to Queens’s baton tour”-athletes

Monday, March 20th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: “We are looking forward to Queens’s baton tour”-athletes

Most of the athletes who will be running with the Queen’s Baton on Friday 17th March 2017 have said that they are looking forward to carrying the Queens Baton. They also stated that the Queen’s Baton relay will be the first step for them to be part of the Commonwealth Games in April 2018 in[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Former tennis player will be laid to rest

Monday, March 20th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Former tennis player will be laid to rest

One of Sierra Leone finest female tennis player, Souad Michael, who passed away on Wednesday 1st March 2017, in Cambridge, U.K, aged 64 years, will be laid to rest on Saturday 18th March 2017 at CKC Cemetery in Bo. The late Souad Michael, during her playing days, won the national singles three times and became[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Alimamy Koroma wins MVP award

Thursday, March 16th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Alimamy Koroma wins MVP award

Archibald Red Flames (ARF), Alimamy Koroma, known by his nick name “Yao Ming” clinched the 2016/2017 Western Area Inter Club Basketball League (WAB) Most Valuable Player (MVP) award. Koroma played a major role in ensuring his Red Flames grabbed the WAB’S championship undefeated. The best-of-three final saw the Red Flames defeat Young Men Sport Club[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: RSLAF withdraws from CAF competition

Thursday, March 16th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: RSLAF withdraws from CAF competition

Republic of Sierra Leone Army forces (RSLAF) FC have withdrawn from the Total CAF Confederation Cup second leg tie which was expected to be played at the Siaka Stevens Stadium in Freetown this weekend. According to a press statement released by Sierra Leone Football Association on Wednesday, it was stated that, their 2017 Total Confederation[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Bah to represent Coaches Association at Congress

Thursday, March 16th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Bah to represent Coaches Association at Congress

The Acting Chairman of the National Coaches Association, Abubakarr Tostao Kamara, said they unanimously appointed Abdulai Kaloga Bah as the legitimate delegate to represent coaches in the March 23rd Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) extraordinary congress. Bah is the current head coach of Northern region division one giants, Marampa Star Football Club. According to Kamara,[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Kamara triumphs in Salone Scrabble Tourney

Thursday, March 16th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Kamara triumphs in Salone Scrabble Tourney

After 16 rounds of intense brain-cracking matches, UK-based Scrabble player Mohamed Alieu Kamara, was crowned champion of the Salone Scrabble Open tournament on Saturday March 11th 2017 at the Siaka Stevens Stadium Presidential Lounge in Freetown. He narrowly defeated runner-up Emmanuel King. Eighteen players challenged for the title in 16 games within the two-day competition.[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Queen’s Baton arrives in Freetown

Thursday, March 16th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Queen’s Baton arrives in Freetown

The Queen’s Baton will finally arrive in Freetown today, Wednesday 15th March 2017 at Lungi International airport. The Queen’s Baton delegation will be received by representatives of the National Olympic Committee (NOC) and the Paramount Chief of Kafu Bullom. A cultural display and short ceremony will welcome the Baton and Commonwealth Games representatives. The Queen’s[…]