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

November 1, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 2

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]


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

October 31, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 1

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]


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

July 29, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 1

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]


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

June 18, 2017 Abdul Rashid Thomas 6

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]


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

December 11, 2016 Abdul Rashid Thomas 0

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]


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

October 16, 2013 Abdul Rashid Thomas 0

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]