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Sierra Leone News: Sierra Leone may be banned if…

Friday, October 10th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: Sierra Leone may be banned if…

World’s football governing body, FIFA has warned that Sierra Leone could be banned from international football if the country’s Sports Ministry does not hands off the management of Leone Stars. The warning comes after the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) complained to FIFA among other things, that Sports Minister Paul Kamara has appointed coaches for[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Sports Ministry dissociate from SLFA

Friday, October 10th, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: Sports Ministry dissociate from SLFA

The Minister of Sports, Paul Kamara in a press release has dissociated the Ministry from the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) action taken to solicit funds. He alleged that the President of the Sierra Leone football Association and the executive committee solicited and obtained funds from  the Cameroun Football Association to pay for seven(7) officials[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: SWASAL member’s ban

Friday, October 10th, 2014

Sierra Leonean Sports Journalists currently in Yaoundé to cover the Sierra Leone vs. Cameroon 2015 AFCON matches, Mohamed Fajah Barrie, Frank Magnus Cole and Mohamed Kelfala Sesay, have been prevented from leaving their hotel by Cameroonian immigration and police officers because they say their names were not included in the list of delegates presented to[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Ugandan referees to Officiate Sierra Leone/Cameroun match

Friday, October 10th, 2014

Ugandan referees have been appointed by the Confederation of African football (CAF) to officiate the 2015 African Cup of Nations group D qualifier between Sierra Leone and Cameroun in Yaoundé on Saturday October 11. The central referee will be Denis Batte, while assistant referee one is Hussein Bugembe. Lee Okello will serve as assistant referee[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Ministry-SLFA fall apart… Can centre hold

Thursday, October 9th, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: Ministry-SLFA fall apart… Can centre hold

Following the Coaches’ saga between his ministry and SLFA, ahead of the AFCON 2015 qualifiers against Cameroun, Sports Minister, Paul Kamara and Isha Johansen, President of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) things have fallen apart and the centre cannot hold. Paul Kamara in a radio programme, went further to tell the public that   Isha[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Atto Mensah in charge of first training session

Thursday, October 9th, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: Atto Mensah in charge of first training session

Leone Stars players had their first training session on Wednesday morning in Yaoundé under the guidance of the Sports ministry appointed coaches Atto Mensah and John Sama to prepare for their forthcoming 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against Cameroon’s Indomitable Lions. All the fifteen players currently in Yaoundé led by skipper Umaru ‘Zingallay’[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: SLFA pays for technical team to Yaoundé

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) has bought air tickets for the technical team to travel to Cameroun. The reason for this according to a Press Release is because the Sports Ministry omitted the names of the qualified official coaches appointed by the FA. In this regard, the FA publicly condemned the actions of the Ministry[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Atto Mensah, Sama arrive in Yaounde

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

The Sports ministry backed coaches Atto Mensah and John Sama are currently in Yaoundé to prepare Leone Stars for their Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against Cameroon’s Indomitable Lions despite not been approved by the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA). The SLFA had released a statement that the pair were not qualified and that[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Tussle over coach for Leone Stars

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

A big tussle over the coaching staff that should be in charge of Leone Stars two matches with Cameroun on 11th and 15th of this month. With the Sports Ministry and the Football Association  announcing two separate sets of coaches to take charge of the forthcoming Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Cameroun, confusion now[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Govt approves Le1.5 billion for Leone Stars

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports:  Govt approves Le1.5 billion for Leone Stars

Government of Sierra Leone on Friday October 3rd approved a sum of Le1.5 billon for Leone Stars two matches against Cameroon on 11th& 15thOctober in Yaoundé. The money will cover tickets for the 29-man delegation allowances and winning bonus for the players. The information also stated that a two-man advance team M. A Kabba and[...]