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Sierra Leone News: Volleyball players start training

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
Sierra Leone News: Volleyball players start training

The one month training, overseen by the director of beach volleyball, Coach Sorie Kamara, is ahead of two international competitions; the African Beach Games in Sal, Cape Verde, from 14 to 24 June 2019 and the qualifier in Germany. A UK-based, Sierra Leonean sports trainer, Prince, is also attending the training and leading the athletes through[…]

Sierra Leone News: Emmanuel King wins Presidential Scrabble Championship

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

Emmanuel King beat 19 other players to win the 2019 Presidential Scrabble Championship, at the Siaka Stevens Stadium hostel. King won 13 out of the 16 games played with a spread of +1,389 to finish ahead of his closest rival, Abdul Borbor Kamara. Kamara won 13 games, losing 3 with a spread of +1,053. Ibrahim[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Sierra Leone Premier League continue today

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

Sierra Leone Premier League will continue today Wednesday 15 May 2019 with Freetown City Council FC hosting Bo Rangers at the Siaka Stevens Stadium in Freetown. Freetown City Council FC, according to Unisa Sesay, are going into the match prepared to register another win as they defeated Ports Authority in their last match. Winning today’s match[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Old Edwardians register second win in a row

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
Sierra Leone Sports: Old Edwardians register second win in a row

Old Edwardians have won their last two games when they defeated East End Tigers by a goal to nil (1-0) to secure their second win in a row on Saturday 11 May 2019. In their first match of the second round they defeated Ports Authority by a goal to nil (1-0). After the match the technical[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Young Stars to battle Super Six for WAVA Championship

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
Sierra Leone Sports: Young Stars to battle Super Six for WAVA Championship

The Western Area Volleyball Association (WAVA) Championship has reached its final stage. Both male and female teams of Young Stars will play the Super Six teams on the same day at the national stadium. Coach Ibrahim T. Koroma, from the Young Star side, said wining the trophy this year is not going to be any surprise[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Mark Pharmacy donates to Solar Spikers Volleyball Club

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
Sierra Leone Sports: Mark Pharmacy donates to Solar Spikers Volleyball Club

Mark Pharmacy has boosted Solar Spikers Volleyball Club in Freetown with one pair of team jerseys and a promise to help the team financially. The proprietor of Mark Pharmacy, Mahmoud Mackie, noted that the business has been promoting sports for a long time but mainly soccer, and now they have decided to also help volleyball. Thanking[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Martial arts clash ahead of All Africa Games

Monday, May 13th, 2019
Sierra Leone Sports: Martial arts clash ahead of All Africa Games

Martial arts, judo, boxing, karate and taekwondo, recently organized a one night competition at the Siaka Stevens Stadium in Freetown. According to Idrissa Massaquoi, the President of the Judo Association, the competition was organized to unite the various martial arts associations and to possibly scope out new talent in the various disciplines. The format of the fights[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: NOC seeks Gov’t subvention

Monday, May 13th, 2019
Sierra Leone Sports: NOC seeks Gov’t subvention

Chef de mission, Unisa Deen Kargbo, said the Government needs to fund the local Olympic Committee like in most countries around the world so sports can develop. He said a subvention is the only means where the NOC can help associations with training allowances, uniforms for competitions and medal ceremonies etc. “We also need funding[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: WAFA urges clubs to register Division One teams by deadline

Monday, May 13th, 2019
Sierra Leone Sports: WAFA urges clubs to register Division One teams by deadline

Western Area Football Association, Secretary General Benjamin Gordon, has urged all Division One clubs to complete their registration processes and submit their players’ registration forms. According to Gordon, those who fail to complete the registration before 20 May 2019 will face penalties. According to the Secretariat, all teams that have not done so before the final day[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: My happiest moments are when I’m playing volleyball – Bilkisu Z. Conteh

Monday, May 13th, 2019
Sierra Leone Sports: My happiest moments are when I’m playing volleyball – Bilkisu Z. Conteh

Sixteen-year old, Bilkisu Zainab Conteh, is one of the best attackers for Super Six Volleyball team in the east end of Freetown. She said her happiest moments are when playing volleyball. She is training with her team before the Club championship final on the 18th of this month at the National Stadium. Conteh maintained that volleyball[…]