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Sierra Leone football chief in court – witness says money was paid to husband

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 01 November 2017 The first prosecution witness in the matter between the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) and the President of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) Isha Johansen (first accused) and the Secretary General Chris Kamara (second accused) – Kiny-Ali Brima Walker gave evidence in court today. He [Read More]

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Sierra Leone’s football supremo – Isha Johansen appeared in court on corruption charges

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 31 October 2017 Anti-Corruption Commission indictee and President of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA has on Monday made her first appearance before a Freetown High Court, presided over by Justice Reginald Fynn Jnr. Isha Johansen made her appearance together with the Secretary General of the SLFA, [Read More]

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Where is Sierra Leone’s football heading – FA president Isha Johansen speaks out

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 29 July 2017 Football may be a beautiful game to many across the world, but there is nothing beautiful about football in Sierra Leone. It ceased to be a beautiful game in Sierra Leone, after the politicisation of its management by the ruling APC in the 1980s, [Read More]

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Focus on Isha Johansen – light at the end of tunnel for Sierra Leone’s football

Daniel Koroma Sierra Leone Telegraph: 18 June 2017 Isha Johansen – is popularly known as the “Iron Lady”; and CAF referred to her as a “Champion”; the former FIFA President hailed her as a “Warrior”, whilst Forbes Magazine named Isha Johansen as one of the twelve women to “watch out [Read More]

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Salone professional footballer in Canada shown a yellow card for ‘rudeness’

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 11 December 2016 When Roger Milla of Cameroon danced the samba at the 1991 FIFA World Cup matches after scoring delightful goals, the whole world cheered – even the referees tolerated his shenanigans. (Photo: The twerking dance that got the Sierra Leonean footballer in trouble with the [Read More]

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Why Sierra Leone’s World Cup dream ended in tears?

The Sierra Leone Telegraph: 16 October 2013 As twenty-one countries qualified last night for next year’s World Cup football competition in Brazil, Sierra Leone’s national football team – Leone Stars is now facing the agony once again, of failing to make the mark. (Photo: Ghana celebrates last night’s 6-0 defeat [Read More]

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Sierra Leone football impasse

Austin Thomas  The Sierra Leone Telegraph: 11 September 2013 “We are not going to play, no matter the threat,’’ says Siraji Rollings Kamara, who is the spokesman for the aggrieved party of football stakeholders, and also chairman of premier League club – Central Parade. Kamara said that they will meet [Read More]