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Chairman of the East End Lions Football Club, Sanusie “Buski” Kargbo, has reacted furiously to what he referred to as “stupid and draconian” decision taken by the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) to ban his club from participating in all local and CAF competitions for three years. SLFA on Tuesday stunned football fans by confirming the ban in a press statement.

According to the press statement, the 2014 Premier League champions failed to participate in this year’s CAF Champions League competition.

Author: 
Martin Wusha Conteh

~~Chief Executive Officer of Manchester City (SL) Armani Sheku Kamara on Tuesday donated medical equipment to the Moeba Community Health Centre. The assorted medical items were jointly put together by the Manchester City Fan club, British Telecom and Greater Manchester City Police Force based in the United Kingdom.
According to Armani Sheku Kamara the gesture was in response to president Koroma’s call to scale up effort in the fight against the Ebola scourge.

Author: 
Martin Wusha Conteh in Freetown

Chief Executive Officer of Sheffield United, Fred Claye and  shareholder of a soccer betting Company in Sierra Leone, Mercury International Max and have intensified the momentum of the Central One Football Association COFA, inter Area Soccer League.
Both Max and Fred presented a giant trophy worth millions of Leones and medals to the Association in front of well attended crowd at the Parade Grounds in Freetown on Sunday.
The COFA inter community League is a credited football League that entice soccer fans in the absent of the Sierra Leone Premier League.

Sierra Leone has moved one step down in the January 2014 FIFA ranking released recently. The West African country is now 76th in the world and 18th in African continent.
Sierra Leone recent position is as a result of lack of international matches for the senior national team Leone Stars. The team`s last international fixture was against Equatorial Guinea in 2014 World Cup qualifying match in Freetown, September last year.
 

In Scotland, Celtic striker, Mohamed “Pobosky” Bangura misery continues as he was left out watching his side Celtic walloping Motherwell 3-0 in the Scottish Premier league. Bangura has made two appearances for his side since joining Celtic on August 30th 2011.

Sierra Leone is on the verge of losing another potential after the Holland national athletics team last week extended invitation to one of Sierra Leone finest young athlete. Solomon Bockarie was born May 18, 1987 in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
He is a Sierra Leonean athlete competing in 100m and 200m. Solomon has initially competed for Sierra Leone in the Cadet Athletics Championship winning gold in both 100m & 200m.
He was part of Sierra Leone`s contingent at the ECOWAS Championship in Burkina Faso.

Mohamed Bangura on loan to the newcomer Falkenberg.This Aftonbladet reported on Thursday with reference to Henke Larsson's contacts in the club.But the player's agent Patrick Dark excludes the solution.
- Not that it's spring weather out there but it's not April 1st yet? said Dark to fotbollskanalen.se.
The last season was Banugra loaned to Elfsborg but success did not materialize and in the fall got Sierra Leone player wear increasingly bench and it was just six goals in 27 total appearances.

Sierra Leonean international and Dinamo Minsk defender Umaru 'Zingalay' Bangura has been voted the sierraleonefootball.com player of the year 2013 by viewers of the website.
The announcement was made during  a live radio sports programme aired worldwide by sierraleonefootball.com on Sunday, a day after the voting ended.
"I'm happy to win the award and I dedicate it to my family and fans," said the 26-year old Bangura after the announcement.
The first time winner of the prestigious award added: "I know it was tough because the others in the race are also good players.

One of Sierra Leone mobile company Airtel would partner with the Sierra Leone amputee association to organise a four days football tournament at the National stadium as a means of fundraising.

Author: 
ADIKALIE KARGBO

The national home based team engaged the runner up of the just concluded Sierra Leone premier league RSLAF at the football academy as a test for the Wafu cup slated to play in Ghana at the end of next month.

Author: 
ADIKALIE KARGBO

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