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Sierra Leone Sports: Williams enthusiastic to create an impact

Thursday, March 16th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Williams enthusiastic to create an impact

Middle order batman and swing bowler, Solomon Williams, says he is looking forward to make a significant impact in the squad selected to compete in the forthcoming ODI 50 overs ICC/WCL, Africa Division One slated for South Africa in April this year. Williams was part of the senior national men’s team tagged the “Patriots” that[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: SLCA announces ICC/WCL Africa Division One squad

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: SLCA announces ICC/WCL Africa Division One squad

Sierra Leone Cricket Association’s selection panel chose 14 players to represent Sierra Leone at the One-Day International tournament of ICC/World Cricket League, Africa Division One, in South Africa in April. Never before has any Sierra Leonean team played in this prestigious tournament. Sierra Leone will field a blend of youthful and experienced players. Lead by[…]

Sierra Leone News: RSLAF whitewashed by Club Africain in Tunisia

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
Sierra Leone News: RSLAF whitewashed by Club Africain in Tunisia

A weekend whitewash loss 9 – 1, suffered by the RSLAF FC has embarrassed the team and nation. The squad suffered the devastating loss to Tunisian club Africain during the first leg of the 2017 CAF Confederation Cup at the Stade Olympique de Rades in Tunis. Tunisians tromped over RSLAF defence to score four goals[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Commonwealth Games, Queen’s Baton comes to Salone

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Commonwealth Games, Queen’s Baton comes to Salone

The long-awaited Queen’s Baton will leave Buckingham Palace today and arrive in Freetown on Wednesday, March 15th 2017 at 5 p.m. at the Lungi International Airport. Sierra Leone will host the Queen’s Baton, symbol of the Commonwealth Games, for three days, from the 15th to the 17th of March. The Queen’s Baton carries a personal[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: “The training is highly professional”- Edward George Ngagba

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: “The training is highly professional”- Edward George Ngagba

One of the four male cricketers that are currently undergoing high performance training in India, George Edward Ngagba, has said that the training is highly professional and they’ve gained wealth of cricketing knowledge from it. George Ngagba, who is the current captain of the U-19 national team and a potential player of the national men’s[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Players face-off in scrabble tourney

Monday, March 13th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Players face-off in scrabble tourney

In the drive to search for hidden talents with the notion of expanding the sport countrywide, the finest scrabble players faced-off in an open Scrabble tourney hosted at their base on Malta Street, east of Freetown. The two-day tournament officially started on Wednesday March 8th 2017 with 18 players including ace scrabble player from England,[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Sports Minister addresses coaches

Monday, March 13th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Sports Minister addresses coaches

The Minister of Sports, Ahmed Khanou, has addressed licenced football coaches in Sierra Leone on Thursday 9th March 2017 to further identify and verify delegates to the forthcoming Sierra Leone Football Association Extra-Ordinary Congress scheduled for the 23rd March 2017. The meeting took place in the Ministry of Sports Conference Hall, at the Siaka Stevens[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: “We will play defensively against Tunisia”- RSLAF Head Coach

Monday, March 13th, 2017

Republic of Sierra Leone Army Forces (RSLAF) Head Coach, Alimamy Bangura, said his side will implement defensive formations in their first leg CAF Confederation Cup encounter against Tunisian Club Africain. RSLAF contingent left Sierra Leone on Thursday March 9th with a very determine squad to take on Club Africain on Sunday 12th March this year,[…]

Sierra Leone Entertainment: BADENYA HONOURS 10 WOMEN OF SUBTANCE IN CELEBRATIONG INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

Monday, March 13th, 2017
Sierra Leone Entertainment: BADENYA HONOURS 10 WOMEN OF SUBTANCE IN CELEBRATIONG INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

On Tuesday 7th March, 50/50 Group in collaboration with Badenya Foundation and Fantacee Wiz brought together women of Sierra Leone in celebrating International Women’s Day. A very interactive evening of cocktail awards night, motivational and political talks session celebrated women of this country in a grand style. In attendance was the Nigerian Ambassador, Egyptian Ambassador,[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: $10,000 to compete in ICC/WCL Africa Division One

Friday, March 10th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: $10,000 to compete in ICC/WCL Africa Division One

Sierra Leone Cricket Association (SLCA) is required to pay $10,000 as a participation fee to compete in the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cricket League, Africa division One, slated for the 7-14 of April 2017 in Benoni, South Africa. After paying this money, the tournament costs are covered by the ICC and the members participation[…]