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Sierra Leone Sports: The battle line is drawn… “It is now purely a government affair,” – Sports Minister

Thursday, August 10th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: The battle line is drawn… “It is now purely a government affair,” – Sports Minister

Due to the endless football saga on congress matters, the Minister of Sport, Ahmed Khanou, explained the position of government on the issue and urged the President of Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA), Isha Johansen, to take the membership to congress within one week. He called a press briefing held at the Siaka Stevens Stadium[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Salone Scrabble champs train for world events

Thursday, August 10th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Salone Scrabble champs train for world events

Sierra Leone scrabble guru, Mohamed Alieu Kamara says he is very much pleased with his current form as he prepares to compete in major tournaments. Kamara, who is currently in training ahead of the Mindsports Scrabble World Championship slated for August 22-27 in Nottingham, England, was declared second place winner in the just concluded Diaspora[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Michael Kamara equalizes to secure a point

Thursday, August 10th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Michael Kamara equalizes to secure a point

Sierra Leoneans playing abroad are scoring every week for their various clubs. This time around it is Michael Kamara, a defender who equalized for his side Hampton & Richmond Borough in their one all (1-1) match against East Thurrock in their first league match. Emmanuel Kamara said that is good for Sierra Leoneans to be[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Barrie clocks National Record in IAAF World Champs

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Barrie clocks National Record in IAAF World Champs

Sierra Leonean, Maggie Barrie, permanently based in America, set a new national record for the 400m at the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London, England on Sunday 6 August 2017. The 21 year-old clocked 53.20 sec in the first heat of the 400m women’s event, setting an historic National Record in the toughly contested run[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: “The goal was not enough,” Kei Kamara

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: “The goal was not enough,” Kei Kamara

Kei Kamara, Sierra Leone’s professional footballer who played for New England Revolution in the United States, said, the goal scored against Chicago Fire was not enough as they were defeated 4-1 at Toyota Park Stadium on Saturday evening. Kamara extended his goal-scoring streak to three games with a header in the 24th minute. This is[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Acrobats off to China

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Acrobats off to China

Eleven young acrobats will leave Sierra Leone and train in China for a year today, Tuesday 8 August 2017. Ten young tumblers will train lead by a team leader, Hannah Williams, an acrobatic teacher at the National Sport Council. Williams underwent elite acrobatic training in China for one year. In her return few months ago,[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Stakeholders call for emergency extraordinary congress—FIFA says integrity checks before election

Monday, August 7th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Stakeholders call for emergency extraordinary congress—FIFA says integrity checks before election

The Chairman for the Stakeholders, Idrissa Margo Tarawally, has said that the (current executives) mandate has expired and has no legal authority to represent the FA in any capacity, and under any circumstances within or outside Sierra Leone. “The mandate of the four Regional Executives are valid and as such are recognised as Executive members[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: SLFA suspends Coach John Keister and two others

Monday, August 7th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: SLFA suspends Coach John Keister and two others

The head coach of the National team, John Keister, Prince Tamba Moses, Technical Officer and Alusine Kabba Logistics Officer have been suspended indefinitely by the SLFA. According to the Public Relations Officer, Ibrahim Kamara said the suspension came about following the recent audio making the rounds in which the suspended officials attempted to bring the[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Beach volleyball players may train in Austria

Monday, August 7th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Beach volleyball players may train in Austria

A member of the Salone delegation to Vienna, Austria for the 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championship, Benson Bayoh, said that the two Sierra Leone players, Abubakarr Kamara and Patrick Lombi, may camp in Klagenfurth, Austria ahead of the 2018 Commonwealth Games qualification if everything goes well. Benson stated that they want to offer the[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: “’I need more female Cyclists to come board”-Isata Mondeh

Friday, August 4th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: “’I need more female Cyclists to come board”-Isata Mondeh

Sierra Leone’s fastest female cyclists is Isata Mondeh. She is calling on more female cyclists to come on board so that they will have more females in the Association. She said that they are trying their best to see when the school reopen to start visiting the schools they will start from the primary schools[…]