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Sierra Leone Sports: “SLAA Executive has failed us”…. Says Action Star President

Saturday, April 11th, 2015
Sierra Leone Sports: “SLAA Executive has failed us”…. Says Action Star President

The President of Action Star Athletics Club (ASAC) Samuel Jalloh has disclosed that the outgoing executive of Sierra Leone Athletics Association has failed the membership. During the interview he noted that the association’s outgoing executive failed the membership woefully and that those that were in the executive lacked integrity. He said the membership was expecting[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Athletics Executive Accused of Contravening the Association’s Constitution

Thursday, April 9th, 2015
Sierra Leone Sports: Athletics Executive Accused of Contravening the Association’s Constitution

In an exclusive interview with this medium the Marketing officer and Organizing Secretary of Western Area Athletics Association (WAAA) and president of Action Star Athletics Club (ASAC) Samuel Jalloh has accused the outgoing executive of the Sierra Leone Athletics Association (SLAA) of contravening the association’s Constitution. Jalloh stated that the executive have flouted article 15[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Sierra Leone placed alongside Gabon in AFCON draw

Thursday, April 9th, 2015
Sierra Leone Sports: Sierra Leone placed alongside Gabon in AFCON draw

Sierra Leone National team Leone Stars has been placed alongside the host Gabon, Ivory Coast and Sudan in group I and out of the 13 groups the winners in each group qualify automatically alongside two best losers joining the host. Gabon were named on Wednesday as the hosts of the next African Nations Cup finals[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: CBF to Revive Female League without Kicking a ball

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015
Sierra Leone Sports: CBF to Revive Female League without Kicking a ball

Craig Bellamy Foundation (CBF) Academy is currently preparing to revive its annual nationwide Female league for clubs under the academy without kicking a ball. Speaking with the assistant manager for the academy, Mohamed Amadu Sowe, he said they want to keep the girls abreast of their school work by reviving their league without kicking a[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: SaLone Home-Based team to play Mauritania

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Sierra Leone’s home based team has been drawn against Mauritania in the qualifiers for a place in the 2016 African Nations Championship (CHAN) to be hosted by Rwanda.The competition is designed exclusively for locally based players in the continent. The draw was done in Cairo, Egypt, over the weekend.The CAF General Secretary, Hicham El Amrani[…]

Sierra Leone News: TOFBASLT empowers volunteers to sensitize on Ebola

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

The Organization for Bringing all Sierra Leoneans Together (TOFBASLT) in partnership with other community based organization has over the weekend concluded a house to house Ebola sensitization in the Eastern Part of the country.Speaking to the volunteers, the Chairman of the organization, Councillor Samba Turay admonished members of the organisation to perform their works in[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: SWASAL lift 5 months blackout ban on SLFA

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015
Sierra Leone Sports: SWASAL lift 5 months blackout ban on SLFA

Sports Writers Association of Sierra Leone (SWASAL) has lifted the blackout ban on the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA). The ban was lifted after members deliberated on the issue in a general meeting. After that they unanimously agreed to lift the black out with immediate effect with no condition to it. The blackout came about[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: “National Sports Policy is not in line with ICC’-Cricket CEO

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015
Sierra Leone Sports: “National Sports Policy is not in line with ICC’-Cricket CEO

The Chief Executive Officer of the Sierra Leone Cricket Association (SLCA) Francis Trevor Samura has said the National Sport Policy contains many things that are not in line; not only the rules and regulations of the International Cricket Council but also all other international federation of various sporting disciplines in the country. He mentioned that[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: ITF lifts SaLone Lawn Tennis association suspension

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015
Sierra Leone Sports: ITF lifts SaLone Lawn Tennis association suspension

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has lifted its suspension on Sierra Leone Lawn Tennis association as they have now paid their debt owned to the International Federation. This will enable the association to now participate in all ITF sanctioned competitions. In a letter written by Francesco Ricci Bitti to the President of the Association Arthur[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: SLAA Executive mandate ends on Friday

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015
Sierra Leone Sports: SLAA Executive mandate ends on Friday

The mandate of the current executive of the Sierra Leone Athletics Association (SLAA) ends on Friday 3rd April 2015 after four years in office. This executive came into power on Sunday 3rd April 2011 when the current president Abdul Karim Sesay defeated Andre Hope in the presence of the Minister of Sports Paul Kamara, IAAF[…]