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Sierra Leone’s athletes in an exciting show at opening of commonwealth games yet to pick up a medal

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 02 August 2022: Dozens of athletes from Sierra Leone arrived two weeks ago in Birmingham, UK, where they will compete with top athletes from across the Commonwealth in field and track events. The young team from Sierra Leone were seen last week at the opening ceremony of [Read More]

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CAF supports FIFA President  Infantino’s Council of Europe speech on African migrants

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 30 January 2022: FIFA chief – Gianni Infantino’s statement made last week at the Council of Europe, saying that staging the World Cup tournament every two years could save African migrants from ‘death in the sea’, has caused outrage. But is he right or wrong? Thats the [Read More]

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Jubilation erupts in Sierra Leone as Leone Stars continue fantastic form in African nations cup – Sierra Leone 2, Ivory Coast 2

KABS KANU: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 16 January 2022: Sierra Leone erupted in jubilation today, with thousands of ecstatic people streaming through the streets of Freetown , grinding pot covers, beating drums and screaming victory songs in sheer passion, after the national football team, Leone Stars, stunned the soccer world once [Read More]

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Raptures of joy as unfancied Leone Stars storm portals of Africa soccer fame

Kabs Kanu: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 11 January 2022: Leone Stars were the toasts of Cameroun and the whole of Africa today after their scintillating, magnificent and stunning performance against Africa Champions Algeria, whom they came close to beating in their blockbuster opening match in the ongoing Africa Nations Cup competition. [Read More]

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Leone Stars out to upset Algeria and shake the African football establishment

Kabs Kanu (veteran sportswriter: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 10 January 2022: LEONE STARS — the national team of Sierra Leone —-have only one dream in mind. They plan to upset heavy favourites Algeria and shake the African football establishment when they clash with the Desert Warriors in their opening match of [Read More]

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Rugby Africa kicks off qualifying process for Sevens Rugby World Cup and Commonwealth Games

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 22 November 2021: Rugby Africa will kick off the qualifying process for the Sevens Rugby World Cup and Commonwealth Games at the Paa Joe Stadium in Kumasi, Ghana on November 27-28, 2021. The first in a series of four qualifying tournaments, the Regional Sevens West will feature [Read More]

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Official Queen’s Baton  for the 2022 Commonwealth Games arrives in Sierra Leone  

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 23 October 2021: President Dr Julius Maada Bio yesterday at Presidential Lodge in Freetown, received the 16th Official Queen’s Baton Relay ahead of next year’s Commonwealth Games which will take place in Birmingham, England. The baton’s 90,000-mile, 269-days journey will travel through all 72 Commonwealth nations and territories, [Read More]

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Leone Stars arrive in Morocco for pre 2022 Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Cameroon

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 4 October 2021: Sierra Leone’s Leone Stars football team arrived yesterday Sunday 3rd October, 2021 at the Mohammed the 5th International Airport in Casablanca, the Kingdom of Morocco. The team is in Morocco to participate in three international friendly matches on the 6th, 9th and 12th October [Read More]

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Sierra Leone’s President Bio congratulates national football team after their 1-0 victory over Benin  

Siera Leone Telegraph: 16 June 2021: President Dr Julius Maada Bio has congratulated Leone Stars on their 1-0 victory over Benin in the crucial Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Conakry, Guinea, urging the nation, from his balcony at State House, to draw inspiration from the win to think big. [Read More]