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Sierra Leone Sports: South-Regional Chairman banned from executive Meetings

Thursday, September 4th, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: South-Regional Chairman banned from executive Meetings

The Chairman of Southern Region Football Association (SRFA), Samuel Kamara, has been asked out of all executive meeting, as contained in a press release issued by the not-notch of Sierra Leone Football Association’s (SLFA). The press release, which was written by the Secretary-General of SRFA, Edison Sharkah reads; “I wish to draw your attention to[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Leone Stars players arrive in Abidjan

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

The Scribe of the Sierra Leone Football Association, Chris Kamara has told this medium that about 65% of the players including the technical team have arrived in Ivory Coast, ahead of Leone Stars clash with the Elephants of Ivory Coast, on Saturday September 6, at the Felix Houphouet Boigny stadium. The SLFA Scribe stated that[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Bony set for Elephant’s victory against Leone Stars

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

Wilfred Bony is set to lead the Ivory Coast attack, when they host Sierra Leone in the African Nations Cup qualifying first-leg tie in Abidjan this Saturday. The Ivorian fans in the UK are hoping Bony will enhance his reputation further after a wonderful spell at the World Cup in Brazil. “Bony’s physical presence is[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Meetings were successful- Cycling President

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: Meetings were successful- Cycling President

The President of the Sierra Leone National Cycling Association (SLNCA), Winston D.C Crowther, has told Awoko in an exclusive interview that all the meetings he attended during his stay in Egypt and Switzerland were largely successful. He stated that before his return trip after the Commonwealth Games, I was able to attend two meetings in[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Late ‘Sir’ Ibrahim Oponjo Wurie was a great leader-Atto Mensah

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

One of Sierra Leone’s great footballer in the 80s, Atto Mensah in an exclusive interview, has told Awoko that the late Sir Ibrahim Oponjo Wurie is a great leader. He described the late man as someone who had passion for the game of football. He said the late man was one football philanthropist who made[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Ivory Coast gets go-ahead to host tie

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

Ivory Coast will play their 2015 African Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone in Abidjan on Saturday after the Government made a late U-turn. The Ivorian government had initially ruled the game could not be played in the country because of fears over the outbreak of Ebola in Sierra Leone. Sierra Leone is one[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Salone international Chalobah joins Burnley on Loan

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: Salone international Chalobah joins Burnley on Loan

Sierra Leone International Chalobah 19-year-old midfielder, who spent last season at Nottingham Forest and Middlesbrough, will play Premier League football for the first time with the Clarets until January The 19-year-old spent last season at Nottingham Forest and Middleborough but is yet to make a Premier League appearance. The Sierra Leonean who played for England[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Sierra Leone Amputee FC Donates To Members

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: Sierra Leone Amputee FC Donates To Members

Executive members of one of the country’s renowned Football clubs-Amputee Football yesterday donated 100 bags of rice and 25 gallons of cooking oil to its members countrywide. According to the Public Relations Officer of the club, Albert Mustapha, the donation was made, based on the decision that the current outbreak of the Ebola virus has[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: Blackpool Ag. Scribe donates to Ward 380

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: Blackpool Ag. Scribe donates to Ward 380

The acting Scribe of Mighty Blackpool Football club, councilor Alusine Alu Conteh, on Sunday 31st August, donated to ward 380 buckets of Chlorine and Soap. Before making the donation, Councilor Alusine Alu Conteh said Ebola is real, and that he wants residents of ward 380 to join in the fight against Ebola. He described Ebola[...]

Sierra Leone Sports: New Home for Leone Stars

Monday, September 1st, 2014
Sierra Leone Sports: New Home for Leone Stars

Following the Ebola Virus epidemic Sierra Leone was in search of a venue over the past few weeks to play their home matches in the AFCON 2015 qualifier, the country has at last succeeded in securing one. The Sierra Leone National team is expected to host their first match in AFCON 2015 qualifier against DR[...]