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Sierra Leone Sports: We want to assist Sierra Leone Hockey – Elizabeth King

Friday, May 25th, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: We want to assist Sierra Leone Hockey – Elizabeth King

The Treasure for Africa Hockey Federation, Elizabeth King, told the Minister of Sports that she is here in Sierra Leone sent by the Africa Hockey Federation. She said that for that reason the Africa Federation has given some sporting equipment like balls and sticks to the association as a way to assist them for the[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Sporting associations to present status reports

Friday, May 25th, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: Sporting associations to present status reports

The Minister of Sport, Ibrahim Nyelenkeh, said all sporting associations should present a status report on their organizations. He said he wants to know about the groups and discern what the problems are and what the Ministry can do about the issues. He stated that this government is committed to sports that is why they[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Salone cricket CEO is now ICC course Presenter & Assessor

Friday, May 25th, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: Salone cricket CEO is now ICC course Presenter & Assessor

Francis Trevor Samura who is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Sierra Leone Cricket is now International Cricket Council (ICC) course presenter & assessor after being certified through an exam conducted by the ICC. He stated that during the exam he was the only candidate out of 10 to go through the exam once[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Standard Chartered renew LFC partnership

Friday, May 25th, 2018

Liverpool Football Club and Standard Chartered Bank are pleased to announce a four-year extension to their main sponsor agreement, taking the Bank’s partnership with the Club through to the end of the 2022/23 season. The Bank first signed up as the Club’s main sponsor in July 2010, and the agreement was extended in 2013 and[…]

Sierra Leone Sports:What happened to FC Kallon, the club Mohamed Kallon bought?

Friday, May 25th, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports:What happened to FC Kallon, the club Mohamed Kallon bought?

In 2002, Sierra Leonean footballer Mohamed Kallon, then playing alongside Ronaldo at Inter Milan paid £19,500 to acquire a top-division football club in his homeland. Things quickly got weird. Inter weren’t short of quality forwards in the early 2000s: Ronaldo, Christian Vieri, Álvaro Recoba, Hernán Crespo, Adriano, Julio Cruz, Obafemi Martins. Big names. Big cult[…]

Sierra Leone Sport: Sierra Leonean athlete can stay in UK after three-year legal fight

Friday, May 25th, 2018
Sierra Leone Sport: Sierra Leonean athlete can stay in UK after three-year legal fight

Jimmy Thoronka, a Sierra Leonean sprinter who was found sleeping rough a year after competing at Commonwealth Games, was granted leave to remain in the UK. Thoronka absconded from the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in 2014. Thoronka was first threatened with deportation after being arrested in London in 2015. His initial arrest came after he[…]

Sierra Leone Sport: The league has gained momentum – COFA Chairman

Friday, May 25th, 2018

The Chair of the Central One Football Association (COFA) Sammah Sesay, said that the Super Inter Community league has gained momentum over the past days he said the reason for that the communities has see the importance of the league. He went further that the winner will receive Le50 million and the runners up will[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Government will open special funding for Sports associations – Sports Minister

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: Government will open special funding for Sports associations – Sports Minister

The Minister of Sport, Ibrahim Nylenkeh, said the government is going to open special funding for sporting associations, according to the Chief Minister. He said, any association that wants to travel has to make sure they submit a budget one or two months before the trip. If they fail to do that, they will not[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Home base wins Roll ball Championship

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

The Home base Roll Ball team has won this year’s Roll Ball Championship by defeating Rolling Stars by five goals to three (5-3) at the Freetown Amusement Park in Freetown. The tournament was sponsored by the Rokel Commercial Bank and attracted eight teams. Also for the female side, it was also a win for the[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Sierra Leone face Guinea Bissau in Wafu U20 group phase in Liberia

Friday, April 20th, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: Sierra Leone face Guinea Bissau in Wafu U20 group phase in Liberia

The Shooting Stars of Sierra Leone will start against Guinea Bissau in the West African Football Union (WAFU) Zone A tournament in Liberia. The two nations will lock horns again for the third time three days after their Niger 2019 second leg qualifier slated for Bo City April 21. Sierra Leone is in Group A[…]