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Sierra Leone Sports: Emmanuel Saffa Abdulai appointed PLB Chairman

The Executive Committee of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) has said that they want to inform the football family and the general public that, legal luminary, Emmanuel Saffa Abdulai has been appointed to serve as CHAIRMAN of the Sierra Leone PREMIER LEAGUE BOARD (PLB) for the 2018/19 football season. According to Abubkarr Kamara member of the media team SLFA has said that Emmanuel Saffa Abdulai is a barrister and solicitor in the High Court of Sierra Leone. He has served Chairman of Premier League Club, Old Edwardian Football Club for the last seven (7) years. He also revealed that Barrister Abdulai is the CEO of Luawa Football Club, playing in the first division of the Western Area Football Association (WAFA). He was a member of the Premier League Board in the 2012/2013 league season. He has served as a member of the Sierra Leone Football Constitutional Review Committee and played active football as a striker at Old Edwardian Football Club. Abubakarr Kabba one of the football stakeholders said the appointment of Saffa Abduali is a good choice in the right direction the only thing we need to come on board to support him and the board members if we want them to achieve their aims and objective.  He also stated that the Executive Committee further announces other members of the board as follows:

  1. SAMA SESAY – MEMBER (Chairman COFA)
  2. JAMES FOFANAH – MEMBER (Leone Stars Coordinator)

3, ALHAJI SAMOURA – MEMBER (Head of Cooperate Banking ECOBANK)


Details of their Terms of Reference (TOR) will be communicated to the respective individuals by the PLB Secretary prior to an unveiling ceremony, which will be convened by the SLFA as soon as possible.

By Bernard Turay

Tel: 077579484/076829887

Thursday October 25, 2018.

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