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Sierra Leone Sports: Handball competition coming to Kenema

Thursday, April 18th, 2019
Sierra Leone Sports: Handball competition coming to Kenema

Elongima Joseph Amara, a handball coach in the Eastern region said they are going to organize a 2-day handball competition in Kenema. He said the competition will be played over the weekend between African United Handball team from Freetown and Camp Kenema Handball team. Both teams will engage themselves during the 2 days the 20-21[…]

Sierra Leone News: Two junior table tennis players part of continental training

Thursday, April 18th, 2019
Sierra Leone News: Two junior table tennis players part of continental training

Two young Sierra Leone table tennis players, Bredford Sawyer and Mohamed Kamara, have been invited for a week-long continental training in Ghana, according to the Technical Director of Sierra Leone Table Tennis Association, coach Bobson. Coach Bobson said they were invited because of their performances during the cadet and junior championship in Ghana that ended recently. Ibrahim[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Salone athletes stranded in Lungi – Miss U-18 & U-20 All Africa Games  

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019
Sierra Leone Sports: Salone athletes stranded in Lungi – Miss U-18 & U-20 All Africa Games  

The Sierra Leone athletics delegation that was expected to represent the country in the U-18 and U-20 All Africa Games in Ivory Coast were stranded at the Lungi International Airports for two days because of poor arrangements and coordination. Ministry of Sport officials were to make arrangements for the athletes to travel. According to officials from[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Female cricket team to train for 9-days in Zimbabwe

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019
Sierra Leone Sports: Female cricket team to train for 9-days in Zimbabwe

The Chief Executive Officer of the Sierra Leone Cricket Association, Francis Samura, said that the female cricket team will train for 9-days at the Zimbabwe Cricket Academy under Kenneth Massinga, the South African cricket coach and he will be assisted by Sarah Johnson from Sierra Leone. Samura said the training is ahead of the Africa ICC[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Swimming to host annual National Swimming championship

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019
Sierra Leone Sports: Swimming to host annual National Swimming championship

According to the Public Relations Officer of Sierra Leone Swimming, Diving and Water Polo Association, Hawa Dauda, the Association will host their Annual National Swimming Championships on Saturday 20 April 2019 at the Siaka Stevens Stadium swimming pool. She said the championship should have taken place early than this but because of certain other issues they[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Edmond Michael Foundation defeats Ram Kamara FC in opener

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019
Sierra Leone Sports: Edmond Michael Foundation defeats Ram Kamara FC in opener

Edmond Michael Foundation defeated Ram Kamara FC in a penalty shootout after a one all draw (1-1) at full time in the opening match of the President Bio first edition football competition at the Bo Stadium. According to Aminata Duru Kamara, on Sunday 14th April 2019, the competition continued in five different venues. In one of[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: African Nations Championship: Ethiopia not ready to host 2020

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019
Sierra Leone Sports: African Nations Championship: Ethiopia not ready to host 2020

The Ethiopia Football Federation (EFF) has admitted it doubts it will be ready to host the 2020 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN). The EFF president Esayas Jira says preparations are behind schedule. “The stadiums are not ready and next year being a (parliamentary) election year also makes it tricky for us to host this event,” Jira told BBC[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Wrestlers return with medals from African Championship

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019
Sierra Leone Sports: Wrestlers return with medals from African Championship

The Deputy Minister of sport said the performance of the wrestlers is a sign that the sport is growing and thanked the team for their outstanding performance at the Africa Games in Tunisia. The wrestlers won two bronze medals and one silver medal won by the senior male athlete. The Director of Sport said the aim[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Sawyer and Kamara: the future of table tennis in Sierra Leone

Monday, April 15th, 2019
Sierra Leone Sports: Sawyer and Kamara: the future of table tennis in Sierra Leone

Competing for the lower places in both the junior boys’ team and cadet boys’ team events on Monday 8 April at the 2019 African Youth, Junior and Cadet Championships in Accra, Bredford Sawyer and Mohamed Kamara have established themselves as the future for Sierra Leone. They made their international debut at the 2017 African Junior and[…]

Sierra Leone News: Kent Cricket boosts clubs, schools with equipment

Monday, April 15th, 2019
Sierra Leone News: Kent Cricket boosts clubs, schools with equipment

The Kent Cricket Club, in partnership with the Sierra Leone Cricket Association and with support from the Lord’s Taverners, on Thursday 11 April 2019, officially presented equipment, clothing and footwear to the Sierra Leone women’s national cricket team. According to the Chair of Kent Cricket Club, apart of the National Womens team, a new Community Cricket[…]