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FIFA and government of Sierra Leone agree roadmap for Sierra Leone football

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 19 October 2018: Officials of World’s football governing body – FIFA, met at their head office in Zurich on Wednesday, 17 October 2018, with the vice president – Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh, and the Attorney General of Sierra Leone – Mrs Priscilla Schwartz, to discuss the row which [Read More]

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Sierra Leone football association clears the air

Dr. Kenneth Brima: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 11 October 2018: On Monday 8th October 2018, the Government of Sierra Leone through the Chief Minister, Professor David J. Francis and the Minister of Sports, Ibrahim Nyelenkeh convened a meeting at State House, involving the SLFA Executive and stakeholders to resolve the current [Read More]

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World’s football governing body FIFA rejects Sierra Leone’s appeal for ban to be lifted

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 10 October 2018: World’s football governing body FIFA, yesterday rejected Sierra Leone’s appeal for its ban on taking part in FIFA organised football activities to be lifted. Responding to a letter from the government of Sierra Leone, which ironically was signed by the suspended head of Sierra [Read More]

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First Olympic event in history to be organised on the African continent

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 8 October 2018: Today, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) nominated Senegal as the host country for the 4th Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in 2022. It will be the first Olympic event in history to take place on the African continent. One of the highlights of the [Read More]

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FIFA suspends Sierra Leone FA

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 5 October 2018: Football’s world governing body – FIFA, has today announced that it has suspended Sierra Leone’s Football Association from taking part in and benefitting from its activities. This decision comes after weeks of deadlock between the government of Sierra Leone and FIFA, regarding the government’s [Read More]

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Sierra Leone national football coach apologizes to the public

Mousa E. Massaquoi: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 15 September 2018: Following last weekend’s defeat of Sierra Leone’s national football team – Leone Stars by Ethiopia in the 2019 Africa Nations’ Cup qualifier, the Leone Stars team coach, John Keister has apologized to the nation. He made his apology on Thursday, at [Read More]

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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]