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Sierra Leone Sports: Boxing Association to train referees and judges

Friday, January 19th, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: Boxing Association to train referees and judges

Sierra Leone Boxing Association (SLBA) will be embarking on a week-long beginners training for referees and judges, with about twenty-five participants from across the country expected to register and attend. The local training will run from Monday 22 to Saturday 26 January at their Siaka Stevens Stadium gym in Freetown. This is part of their[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Race Course expelled from ASSA Inter Community League

Friday, January 19th, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: Race Course expelled from ASSA Inter Community League

The Disciplinary Committee set up by the Attugha Stadium Sport Association (ASSA) has on Wednesday 17 January 2018, expelled Race Course Community from the semi-final of the ASSA Le50 Million Inter Community Football League. The appointed members of the Disciplinary Committee, included the Head of Competition at the Sierra Leone Football Association, Sorie Ibrahim Sesay,[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Kossoh Town to battle with Fourah Bay today

Friday, January 19th, 2018

All roads will lead to the Parade Field to witness one of the most thrilling matches in the league between Kossoh Town and the Fourah Bay Community. According to Gribilla Kanu, of Kossoh Town, “They are going into the match with a focus on winning, which will give them hope of proceeding into the next[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Alusine and Alhasan the perfect pair for the next generation

Thursday, January 18th, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: Alusine and Alhasan the perfect pair for the next generation

One way to produce quality athletes is start them young backed up with a holistic development plan. That is exactly what the Volleyball Association of Sierra Leone has done for 8-year old twin brothers Alhassan and Alusine Jalloh who are hoping to play professional volleyball in the future. The duo are currently the youngest set[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Kent U-17 team fundraising for tournament in Cortu, Greece

Thursday, January 18th, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: Kent U-17 team fundraising for tournament in Cortu, Greece

The Kent Cricket Club (KCC) is expected to compete in the International Schools Cricket Tournament in Corfu, Greece, according to the Chair of the Club, Emmanuel Pessima. He said they were invited by the Hellenic Cricket Federation, which is a very good opportunity for the boys. They will be exposed internationally, which will benefit the[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Female cricket team off to Ghana to defend title

Thursday, January 18th, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: Female cricket team off to Ghana to defend title

The Sierra Leone female cricket team are in Ghana to compete in the second edition of the Women’s North West Africa Cricket Council (NWACC) tournament slated for the 19-21 of January 2018, in Accra in Ghana. The delegation of 14 players and three officials including the deputy Chief Executive Office Eustace Jones, Female Director, Elizabeth[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Kennedy Net renamed after late coach

Thursday, January 18th, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: Kennedy Net renamed after late coach

Members of the biggest basketball club in the east end of Freetown, Kennedy Net, has on Sunday 14 January 2018, renamed the club Dukuray Warriors in honour of their late Coach Umaru Dukuray, who dutifully served the club with great passion. In a statement released by the club’s Secretary General, Umar Blasmo Kargbo, on Monday,[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: “This year will be very challenging for Taekwondo” – Oness Johnson

Thursday, January 18th, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: “This year will be very challenging for Taekwondo” – Oness Johnson

The President of the Sierra Leone Taekwondo Association, Oness Johnson, said that this year is going to be a challenging year for the Association as they have a lot to achieve. The Association is working hard to put itself on solid footing in Sierra Leone and internationally. The Association organized a training session to encourage[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Leone Stars beat Hafia 1-0 in friendly

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Attacking midfielder, Kwame Quee scored the only goal mid-way in the second half to give Sierra Leone a 1-nil victory in a friendly match against Guinean; Conakry based Club, Hafia on Sunday evening at the Siaka Stevens Stadium in Freetown. Leone Stars started the match with an all-out attacking formation, backed with a formidable midfield.[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Young people set sights on professional careers

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

The Sierra Leone Volleyball Association (SLVA) has been working to sustain the sport by implementing their “Catch Them Young” project, which was initiated by their senior players headed by the Captain Abubakrr I. Kamara in August 2016. The projected was mainly for beginner’s who were introduced to beach volleyball with basic skills and the rules[…]