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Sierra Leone Sports: Former cycling champion turns to farming

Monday, September 17th, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: Former cycling champion turns to farming

Former National Cycling Champion Ibrahim Sorie Kargbo aka Waterloo said after his cycling career he will do farming.He stated he is now working for the Ministry of Agriculture and national food security that is fighting to kick hunger out of Sierra Leone. He revealed that he wants to voluntarily lead as a mentor so that[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Salone Bowling needs money for World Bowling championship

Monday, September 17th, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: Salone Bowling needs money for World Bowling championship

The Secretary General of Sierra Leone Bowling Association, Elvis O.Kargbo, said they are in dire need of funding to compete in the men’s World Championship in China. He stated that this will be their first international exposure and they are calling on government, companies, Chinese Embassy and other companies or individuals to come on board[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: 3 foreign players may miss Ethiopia clash

Friday, September 14th, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: 3 foreign players may miss Ethiopia clash

Three out of the 23 players invited by the head coach of Leone Stars, John Keister, may miss the Ethiopia clash on 9th September 2018. Sierra Leone may be without skipper UmaruBangura for their 2019 AFCON Group F qualifier against Ethiopia on 9 September after the latest muscle strain.Bangura, 30, confirmed the news that he[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Wusum Stars and Sebora FC to play in the final

Friday, September 14th, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: Wusum Stars and Sebora FC to play in the final

Wusum Stars and Sebora FC will clash in the final of the Royal Friends Mitsubishi Car competition in Makeni on Sunday 2nd September 2018 at the Wusum Stars playing field. Sheku Turay said the Royal Friends is a social club in Makeni who organized the match to keep clubs and players prepared for the national[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: All set for strongest man test power

Friday, September 14th, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: All set for strongest man test power

The Chief organizer of the Strongest Man test Power Competition, coach Sonny Johnson, said everything is set for the Strongest Man Power test on Sunday 2 September 2018 at the peacekeeping gym. He revealed that the seven strongest men like Delta, Kosombo, Ibrahim, Lion Man, Richie, Stephan and Ansu will compete for different communities like[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: ”Govt. has disappointed Female Handball players ”-AG Koroma

Friday, September 14th, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: ”Govt. has disappointed Female Handball players ”-AG Koroma

The Secretary General of the Sierra Leone Handball Association, AG Koroma, said that government has disappointed the Handball Association, the players and also the youths of this country. He said that he is really disappointed but admonished them to take it as a challenge. He said the government were unable to provide air tickets for[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: It is a great opportunity for me to get a permanent contract – Christain Moses

Friday, September 14th, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: It is a great opportunity for me to get a permanent contract – Christain Moses

One of the new strikers, Christain Moses, selected by Leone Stars head coach, John Kesiter, has said it is a great opportunity for him to get a permanent contact in Viborg. He made this statement after he signed a new two-and-a-half year permanent contract extension to stay at the club until summer 2021. “I am[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: U-17 is the backbone of Sierra Leone football – Coach Tito Cole

Friday, August 31st, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: U-17 is the backbone of Sierra Leone football – Coach Tito Cole

The head coach of Sierra Leone U-17 boys team said that the U-17 team is the backbone of Sierra Leone football, which is why we need to encourage them. Coach Cole said they are doing everything possible to make sure the team qualifies to Tanzania. When asked about the team’s preparations, he said, “At first,[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Salone Cricket U-19 team loses to Nigeria in the final

Friday, August 31st, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: Salone Cricket U-19 team loses to Nigeria in the final

The Sierra Leone U-19 cricket team lost to Nigeria in the final of the ICC Africa division 2 qualifiers played on Tuesday 28 August 2018. The team manager, Daniel Koroma, said Sierra Leone won the toss and elected to bowl. Nigeria scored 242 all out in 50 Overs. When Sierra Leone took the crease they[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Coach John Keister cuts team to 23 players

Friday, August 31st, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: Coach John Keister cuts team to 23 players

Leone Stars head coach, John Keister, has cut down the list of players to 23 out of the 35 players that originally started training camp some days ago. He revealed that those who are selected are the best for now. When asked about the home-based players, he said they are progressive because of the development[…]