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Sierra Leone Sports: SPEECH BY THE NEWLY ELECTED SWASAL PRESIDENT FRANK M.E COLE AT THE OFFICIAL INAUGURATION CEREMONY

Monday, June 8th, 2015
Sierra Leone Sports: SPEECH BY THE NEWLY ELECTED SWASAL PRESIDENT FRANK M.E COLE AT THE OFFICIAL INAUGURATION CEREMONY

Mr. Chairman, all other protocols observed. Indeed, this historic event of the transfer of power from one democratically elected President to another does not only shows how SWASAL Members have demonstrated an unimaginable degree of political tolerance but, continues to send a strong message out there that there is no room for outside interference in[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: “HIS WORD WAS HIS BOND”…

Friday, June 5th, 2015
Sierra Leone Sports: “HIS WORD WAS HIS BOND”…

TRIBUTE ON THE DEATH OF A GREAT LEADER , PASSIONATE SPORTSMAN, FATHER AND FRIEND LATE ALHAJI DR. A. T. FADLU-DEEN GCOR – BY MOHAMED ABDUL TURAY, GENERAL SECRETARY, SIERRA LEONE SWIMMING, DIVING AND WATER POLO ASSOCIATION Alhaji Dr. A. T. Fadlu-Deen (aka DADDY/PAPPAY to us in the Swimming Association as he looked upon us as[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: SaLone Weightlifting Association ends one day trial

Thursday, June 4th, 2015
Sierra Leone Sports: SaLone Weightlifting Association ends one day trial

Sierra Leone Weightlifting Association (SLWA) held a one-day Power Test Trials. Seven (7) lifters from different gyms in the Western Area participated in the trials and were divided into four (4) zones with different weight categories ranging from 70 kg-240kg. Pa Sorie Kamara and Foday Kamara were in Zone One, Abubakarr Kamara and Abdul Rahman[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: SLFA Prexy thanks FIFA, for ebola assistance

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
Sierra Leone Sports: SLFA Prexy thanks FIFA, for ebola assistance

Sierra Leone Football Association President Isha Johansen in her speech at the just concluded FIFA delegates conference has thanked FIFA and the English FA for their financial and emotional support in helping Sierra Leone in the ebola crisis. She said what FIFA, the English FA and other players did for Sierra Leone has been appreciated[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Kamara hits target for Ebola orphans

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015
Sierra Leone Sports: Kamara hits target for Ebola orphans

Sierra Leone’s top scorer in Europe last season, Alhassan Kamara is giving back to his homeland by helping kids orphaned by the ebola virus. The scorer of 14 Allsvenskan goals in the Swedish top flight division says he wants to ship clothing and football equipment for the orphans. The Orebro striker is fully supported by[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Sam foundation donates sporting gears

Monday, June 1st, 2015
Sierra Leone Sports: Sam foundation donates sporting gears

Sam foundation which is non-profitable organization set up by one of the country’s notable and all time professional journalist Bundu Hayes, has started distributing sporting components to secondary schools across the country. The WAM Collegiate School, was among the schools that benefited from the sporting components which include football boots and vests. The other schools[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: U-23 Progress to the next stage

Monday, June 1st, 2015
Sierra Leone Sports: U-23 Progress to the next stage

SaLone U-23 National team has progress to the third stage of the Olympic qualification when they held their Cameroonian counterparts to a 1-1 draw in the second leg. The First leg which was hosted by SaLone ended goalless draw which automatically qualify Salone to the next stage. They will now meet Algeria in the next[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: NOC opens condolence book for Dr A .T Fadlu Deen

Thursday, May 28th, 2015
Sierra Leone Sports: NOC opens condolence book for Dr A .T Fadlu Deen

The National Olympic Committee of Sierra Leone (NOC) has opened a book of condolence of the late Dr. A. T Fadlu Deen at their 25 Howe Street office in Freetown. Before the signing of the book of condolence, NOC President Dr Patrick Coker said when he had the news of the death of Dr Fadlu[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: 5 Golfers off to Senegal today

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Five Golfers from the Freetown Golf Club are expected to depart today Wednesday 27th May, 2015 for Senegal to compete in this year’s Senegal Golf Open championship. According to information reaching Awoko, this year’s trip to Senegal was a very tough encounter among the professionals to select the five players they had to battle by[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Sierra Leone Sprinter breaks National Records

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

On a bright and sunny day at the US Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista California, Hafsatu Kamara, Sierra Leone’s best female sprinter ran the old national records in the 200 and 100 meters for women off the record books to set new ones at 11.78 seconds for the 100 meters and 24.14 seconds in[…]