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Sierra Leone Sports: Hockey Association embarks on community grassroots program

Thursday, June 15th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Hockey Association embarks on community grassroots program

The Hockey Association of Sierra Leone (SLHA) has embarked on a community outreach initiative to in a bid to develop the knowledge and awareness of grassroots players and to encourage more people to play the sport. SLHA Scribe, Abubakarr Sesay, says the Association aims at increasing the number of kids and youth playing hockey in[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Rural District Football Association quarter final kicks off today

Thursday, June 15th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Rural District Football Association quarter final kicks off today

Tensions are mounting at the Bassa Town playing field in Waterloo, as two rival communities, Lumpa and Newton (4 Mile) will be engaging in the first quarterfinals of the Western Area Rural District Football Association, inter community tournament today Wednesday 14th June 2017. The match which will see Lumpa and Newton meet for the first[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: 15 new events added to Olympic Games by IOC

Thursday, June 15th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: 15 new events added to Olympic Games by IOC

The Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee announced on Friday that a total of 15 new events would be added to the Olympic program for the upcoming Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo in 2020, with a clear focus on female participation, and brining youth appeal and innovation to the Games. FIBA’s 3×3 basketball –[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Leone Stars visit children’s ward at Connaught Hospital

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Leone Stars visit children’s ward at Connaught Hospital

Leone Stars super-striker, Kei Kamara, midfield maestro, Mohamed Medo Kamara and Team Manager, Christian Dauda, visited the Children’s Ward at the University Teachers Hospital Complex (Connaught) in Freetown, on Monday 12 June 2017. They donated vitamins for kids and Le2,000,000. The Le2,000,000 was specifically provided to buy bags of rice, which should be shared amongst[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: “Stadium pitch is unplayable” — Frank Ouna, Kenyan Asst Coach

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: “Stadium pitch is unplayable” — Frank Ouna, Kenyan Asst Coach

After the defeat of Harambee Stars of Kenya on Saturday 10 June 2017 by the Leone Stars at the Siaka Stevens Stadium in Freetown, the Kenyan Assistant Coach, Frank Ouna, expressed his dissatisfaction with the stadium pitch, which he branded as “unplayable”. The Harambee Stars second gaffer, in a post-match interview, said the Sierra Leone[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Cricket U-19 women want to compete in Botswana

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Cricket U-19 women want to compete in Botswana

The Sierra Leone Cricket Association received an official invitation from Botswana Cricket Association on Monday 5 June 2017, to participate in their T20 tournament, which will feature Mozambique, Lesotho, Malawi, Swaziland, South Africa (Invitation) and Namibia. Sierra Leone would be the only West African representative. The tournament will be held at the BCA ovals in[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Field Preparation

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Field Preparation

The Ministry of Sports and the Sports Council workers having been working on the field for a couple of days to ensure that the field is prepared for the match. Workers have been filling holes, rolling the grass, replacing divots and levelling the playing field. Friday June 09, 2017.

Sierra Leone Sports: Back Ground for both Stars on AFCON appearances

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Sierra Leone National team Leone Stars have made two appearances in AFCON final – (1994 &1996) – bowing out at Group stage in both editions Unlike Kenya which has competed in five AFCON finals – (1972, 1988, 1990, 1992, 2004) Sierra Leone is currently placed at 113th position in latest FIFA rankings, but have also[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Security preparation

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Ahead of Sierra Leone’s first qualifying match on Saturday against Harambee Stars of Kenya, security measures has been put in place to make sure that both teams and officials and all football fans are well secure and safe. The military, Police  Quest Security investigation logistics  ,and  the  G4 security group  are expected to be out[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Leone Star players assure fans of victory

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017
Sierra Leone Sports: Leone Star players assure fans of victory

Players from the Leone Stars have assured fans that they will play better and win against Kenya in their AFCON qualifier on Saturday June 10 2017. While training at the Siaka Stevens Stadium, the fans rallied behind the players, chanting their names and shouting that the nation wants a win at all costs. Leone Stars[…]