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Sierra Leone Sports: The Transition Report slams the Ministry of Sports

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

This Ministry has suffered from a systematic breakdown of management and leadership and an abject neglect of its facilities and prominent assets like the National Stadium and the Stadium Hostels. A breakdown of certain sporting activities for instance in the Country and low level interest amongst youth in sporting participation. The National Sports Authority Act[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: NPC–SLE meets CICA Sierra Leone

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

The National Paralympics Committee of Sierra Leone (NPC-SLE) on Thursday 5 July 2018 met with CICA Motors Sierra Leone, which represents Toyota worldwide, at the company’s Bai Bureh Road office in Freetown. In that meeting were the Chief Executive Officer, Nada Dadson, Sales Manager, Arthur Kobina Ben-Carew, from CICA and a cross section of the[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Mercury gives Sports Writers Le20 million

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: Mercury gives Sports Writers Le20 million

The Vice President of the Sports Writers Association of Sierra Leone (SWASAL) Austin Thomas, thanked Mercury International for their cheque of Le20 million for the Triennial Congress. Thomas received the Mercury cheque on behalf of the Association. “Our Executive is pleased with your company as the backbone of our success and we promise to maintain[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: ”We are happy for booking a place to the next stage”-Ibrahim Bangura

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: ”We are happy for booking a place to the next stage”-Ibrahim Bangura

The head coach of Calaba Town community, Ibrahim Bangura, said that he was happy they were able to book a place in the next stage of the of the knockout stage of the Super Inter Community competition going on at Central One Football Association (COFA) after defeating their opponent Leicester city by a penalty shootout[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Johntonians FC engages Edward Lane FC

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

Defending champion, Johntonians FC will engage Edward Lane FC in the opening ceremony of the 3rd edition Portuguese Town Amateur Football Association (POTAFA) inter area competition on Sunday July 8 2018 at the Ferguson School yard, at 4:30 p.m. According to the vice chairman of POTAFA, Amadu Wurie Gachico, everything mechanism have been put in[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: The first phase of the knockout stage was great- Sammah Sesay

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: The first phase of the knockout stage was great- Sammah Sesay

The Chair of the Central One Football Association (COFA) Sammah Sesay said the first phase of the knockout was great as all the communities who took part in that stage of the competition behaved well. He said that during that stage we saw very good football and the turnout of fans going to watch the[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Salone to compete in All African University games

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: Salone to compete in All African University games

Sierra Leone University students are presently representing the county in the 9th edition of the All African University games hosted by Mekelle University in the City of Mekelle, Ethiopia. The opening ceremony was held on 1 July 2018 at Mekelle University in the presence of authorities in the region including Debretsion Gebremicael chair of the[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Sports Writers to elect new executive

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: Sports Writers to elect new executive

The Sports Writers Association of Sierra Leone (SWASL) will elect a new national executive and regional executives on Saturday 7 July 2018, at the Chinese Farm Guest house in Kenema. The new executive will run the Association for the next three years. The Assistant Secretary General, Festus J. Lahai, said the executive in the East,[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Karate teams arrive today

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: Karate teams arrive today

The President of Sierra Leone Karate Federation Shiahan Victor Amara said three countries will arrive today July 4th 2018 for the 4th Zone 2 Cadet Junior and Under 21 Championships that will starts tomorrow July 5th with a seminar that will last for two days. President Victor Amara said that the three countries expected today[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: When I’m playing, I feel complete – Abu Sesay

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: When I’m playing, I feel complete – Abu Sesay

For some people, playing football completes them. According to 16-year-old Abu Sesey, from Freetown, who tragically lost his right leg when he was five years old during the civil war, “Football is what I love. When I’m playing, I feel complete. I feel like I have no amputation. I feel like we are all equal.”[…]