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Sierra Leone Sports: Salone football stakeholders pay tribute to late Alhaji Unisa (Awoko) Alim Sesay

Thursday, November 24th, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: Salone football stakeholders pay tribute to late Alhaji Unisa (Awoko) Alim Sesay

One of Sierra Leone renowned football administrators, Unisa Alim Sesay aka AWOKO, has passed away on Tuesday 22nd November 2016, after an extended battle with illness. After his death, sports administrators, players, journalists and sports enthusiasts continue to pay tribute to the late man. The veteran football administrator, Sesay, was the Chairman of the Steering[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: As Sierra Leone Golf open championship starts today–14 salone professionals to compete

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: As Sierra Leone Golf open championship starts today–14 salone professionals to compete

Fourteen, professional Sierra Leone golfers will compete in this year’s Sierra Leone Golf Open Championship slated for Wednesday 23rd   Sunday 27th of this month at the Freetown Golf Club, Lumley Beach road Freetown. Speaking to the supervisor /starter, Sheku T. Bangura, “We are expecting six countries that will join Sierra Leone to take part in[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: ”I was highly impressed with the performance of the participants”- Robert Bwali

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: ”I was highly impressed with the performance of the participants”- Robert Bwali

The level one Course expert from Uganda Robert Bwali who is also an Educator in World Rugby has said he was highly impressed with the performance of the participants who were very determined to learn more about the new coaching skills and tactics in Rugby Seven. The course took place at the Squash office at[…]

Sierra Leone Sports:”I will work with you to develop cycling”- Mayor Bode Gibson

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports:”I will work with you to develop cycling”- Mayor Bode Gibson

The Mayor of Freetown, Sam Franklyn Bode-Gibson, has said that he will work with the Cycling Association to develop the sport in the country. He made this statement at the end of the Cycling and Freetown City Council (FCC) cleaning ride campaign over the weekend which ended at the Freetown City Council offices. The Mayor[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: For The way forward for Football—Road Map have been decided

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: For The way forward for Football—Road Map have been decided

The meeting which was held on Saturday 19th November 2016 decided to have a road map between the Ministry of Sports, the FIFA General Secretary and the Sierra Leone Football Association. The following clearly came out as issues to be resolved in order to sanitize and to find the way forward for the development of[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Former Salone Cycling President sent out of Confederation meeting

Monday, November 21st, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: Former Salone Cycling President sent out of Confederation meeting

The former President of the Sierra Leone National Cycling Association, Winston D.C. Crowther, was sent out of an African Cycling Confederation (CAC) Management meeting, recently held in Egypt. The current executive, headed by Percy Nicolson, previously informed the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) and the Africa Cycling Confederation (CAC) that Crowther was no longer the Association[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Ministry of Education suspends all school sporting activities

Monday, November 21st, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: Ministry of Education suspends all school sporting activities

According to the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Umaru A. Conteh, in a press release, said all school sporting activities in the Western Area (Urban & Rural) have been suspended till further notice. The suspension of school sporting activities, according to him, said came to effect after the sports meeting[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Salone Table Tennis Association embarks on ITTF/ATTF DNA beginners training

Friday, November 18th, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports:  Salone Table Tennis Association embarks on ITTF/ATTF DNA beginners training

Sierra Leone Table Tennis Association (SLTTA) is currently embarking on a month long beginners training project that focuses on introducing the game to kids below the age of 10. 28 kids including 14 boys and 14 girls are currently undergoing the training, which is supervised by ITTF Egyptian expert Mohamed Gharib at the Table Tennis[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Cycling takes Familiarization tour to IG

Friday, November 18th, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: Cycling takes Familiarization tour to IG

The new executive of the National Cycling Association have started a familiarization tour with the Inspector General of Police Francis Munu at his George Street office. Speaking on behalf of the association the President, Councillor Percy Nicolson said they are were there to brief you about their activities. He said his executive sees the police[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: “We didn’t qualify because we fell in the group of death”-Kabaddi Head Coach

Thursday, November 17th, 2016
Sierra Leone Sports: “We didn’t qualify because we fell in the group of death”-Kabaddi Head Coach

The head coach of the national Kabaddi male and female team Samuel Eric Kamara says his male team didn’t qualify to the next stage of the Dr. B. R. Ambedkar 6th Kabaddi World Cup because the team was in the toughest group. A total of 20 countries including 12 male teams and 8 female teams[…]