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Sierra Leone Sports: “Our ranking does not reflect on our players” -Mohamed Kallon

Monday, September 15th, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: “Our ranking does not reflect on our players” -Mohamed Kallon

Former Sierra Leone National Football team captain, Mohamed Kallon has said that our football ranking in FIFA and CAF does not reflect on our players. He made this statement during a Sports Programme at the Sierra Leone Broadcasting Corporation (SLBC). He stated that it is only the Sports Ministry and the Football Association that are[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: FIFA, U.N. to cooperate against Ebola in W/Africa

Monday, September 15th, 2014

FIFA, soccer’s world governing body, said Friday, that it looks forward to cooperating with the United Nations to combat the Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 2,000 people in West Africa. Antoinette Tubman stadium in Monrovia, the Liberian capital, will host two Ebola treatment units after the World Health Organization determined that it is[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Reginald Clarkson becomes Chairman of Sports Life Int’l

Monday, September 15th, 2014

Sports Life International; the only sports ministry in the country, has appointed executive committee that will run the Sports Ministry for the next three years, with Reginald Clarkson as the chairman of the committee. According to the Executive Director and founder of the Ministry; Pastor Yatta Samura, he said “as a Sports Ministry, we have[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Leone Stars Coach still hopeful to qualify

Friday, September 12th, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: Leone Stars Coach still hopeful to qualify

Head coach of Leone Stars Jonathan McKinstry is still hopeful that his team can make it to the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations finals in Morocco despite being bottom of group D. Leone Stars suffered two defeats in a row in the Group stages of the qualifiers within four days. They were beaten 2-0 at[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: LAFA holds sensitization campaign on Ebola

Friday, September 12th, 2014

Considering the adverse effect of the Ebola Virus Disease on football activities in and out of the country, one of Sierra Leone’s most active football associations; the Low Cost Amateur Football Association (LAFA), has concluded a sensitization campaign of its membership and the Low Cost Community on the dangers of the Ebola Virus and how[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: “I’m honoured to captain Leone Stars” -Kei Kamara

Thursday, September 11th, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: “I’m honoured to captain Leone Stars” -Kei Kamara

Sierra Leone’s skipper in the match with DR Congo, Kei Kamara, after the match, tweeted that he was honoured to captain the national team, Leone Stars. Not that was the result we wanted, considering that was our “home game”. He added that he would be “donating 100% of my appearance fee to help [fight] Ebola[...]

Sierra Leone Sports:Salone Wrestlers Fails to attend World Championship

Thursday, September 11th, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports:Salone Wrestlers Fails to attend World Championship

Two Sierra Leone Wrestlers have failed to take part in the ongoing World wrestling championship in Tashkent Uzbekistan. According to the president of the Sierra Leone Wrestling Association, Prince Suallay, the wrestlers were about to travel on Thursday September 4th 2014, to Uzbekistan, when the association received information from the organizers that the Uzbekistan Health[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: DR Congo dash Sierra Leone’s chances for Morocco

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

DR Congo has dashed Sierra Leone’s hope to qualify in next year’s African Cup of Nations in Morocco.  DRC Leopards defeated, Leone Stars 2-0 at the TP Mazembe stadium in Lubumbashi, as they recorded their first ever victory against Sierra Leone and their first in the group from two matches. The goals from Firmin Mubélé[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Coach McKinstry: Woobay is not in my game plan

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Leone Stars head coach Jonathan McKinstry says he dropped Azerbaijan based attacking midfielder Julius Gibrilla Woobay because he’s not part of his game plan for their 2015 African Cup of Nations qualifier against Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in Lubumbashi on Wednesday. The 30-year old was dropped at the eleventh hour on Monday evening as[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Preview: Sierra Leone Vs Leopards of DR Congo

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Leone Stars are hosting the two times African Champions Leopards of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the Congolese city of Lubumbashi in their second group D match of the ongoing 2015 African Cup of Nations qualifiers. The match will take place at the TP Mazembe stadium and it’ll commence at 12:00 Hours GMT (2pm[...]