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Sierra Leone Sports: 30 referees complete FIFA MA course

Monday, April 10th, 2017

Thirty referees from across Sierra Leone completed the FIFA MA Referee Course at the Atlantic Hall in the Siaka Stevens Stadium, in Freetown on Friday, 7 April 2017. FIFA Referee Instructor, Jerome Damon, from South Africa and Malawi’s FIFA Fitness Instructor, Mark Mzengo, were in charge of the five-day Course organised by Sierra Leone Football[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Sierra Leone opens ICC/Africa Division one campaign against Ghana

Friday, April 7th, 2017

Sierra Leone senior men’s national team, known as the “Patriots”, will open their International Cricket Council Africa World Cricket League Division One tournament campaign against West Africa counterpart Ghana, today Friday 7th April 2016 in Benoni South Africa. The Patriots, who are debuting in the tournament, will be looking forward to a bright start as[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Salone drops 18 places in FIFA ranking

Friday, April 7th, 2017

Sierra Leone has fallen eighteen places in the latest FIFA world rankings, from 95 to 113, leaving the Leone Stars in the dismal 31st position in Africa. Of course, this is to be expected after almost a year off due, in part, to the Ebola crisis. The Stars didn’t play… so their ranking dropped dramatically.[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Sport’s Ministry celebrates International Day of Sport

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

The Ministry of Sport and the National Sport Council of Sierra Leone (NSC) will today Thursday 6th April 2017, join the entire world to celebrate the 4th Edition of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP). The International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) was declared by the United Nations[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Ascension Tong to play Lumley

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

All roads will be leading to the parade playing today to witness the match between Ascension Tong Community and Lumley at the ongoing Central One Football Association (COFA) Super Community league. One of the mangers of Ascension Tong, Joseph Logan, said, “Today’s match is a must win match if they are to proceed into the[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: 30 elite referees undergo training

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Thirty elite referees including 2 women and 28 men are undergoing 5-days of training at the Atlantic Hall at the Siaka Stevens Stadium in Freetown. The training course is organized by FIFA in collaboration with Sierra Leone Football Association(SLFA). The training is facilitated by Jerome K. Damon, a FIFA and CAF instructor from South Africa.[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: “We have made an impact in beach volleyball” - Sorie Kamara

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

The Beach Volleyball Director, Sorie Kamara said since the inception of the beach volleyball in the country, they have made a serious impact in the game, both locally and internationally. He said the beach volleyball has placed Sierra Leone on the map more so than the normal volleyball. That is why they have taken the[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: ”We are going to be promoted to division five” - Emmanuel Kamara

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

Sierra Leone National cricket senior player, Emmanuel Kamara, has assured Sierra Leone that they will be promoted into the division five (5) after they win the ICC/Africa WCL One Day International Division One Tournament which has been slated for the 7-17 of this month. He made this statement as the delegation bid farewell to the[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: ”I am looking forward to a new challenge” - Augustine Sesay

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

One of Sierra Leone’s elite cyclists, Augustine Sesay, said he is looking for new challenges this year in international competitions. Apart from representing the country, he is now looking forward to training younger cyclists. He said, “These young cyclists are the next generation and the future of the sport. They will represent Sierra Leone at[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Artificial turf to be installed in Kenema

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

The Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) have received approval from FIFA with regards the installation of a standard artificial turf pitch for football in Kenema. The $644,500 USD project, upon completion, will see the Kenema pitch up to the standards to host any professional football match. Edel Grass Group, based in Holland, is the contractor[…]