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 for in 2017”.
It is quite astounding and one can only but marvel at how this Sierra Leonean woman through football, has meteorised onto the global stage – wooing Royalty, Heads of States, and high profile international personalities.
One of Africa’s greatest footballers of his time–The legendary Sierra Leone Centre Forward of the 1960s and 70s, King Kama Dumbuya–died in Freetown yesterday after a short illness.
If Kama Dumbuya had been young in this age when European and American soccer thrive on the back of excellent contribution from African players, there is no reason why he would not have become a millionaire because leading clubs abroad would have splashed the cash to utilize his goal-scoring knack. He was a goal merchant, whose ability to mesmerize defences and score was phenomenal. He scored against most of the African teams that played against Sierra Leone.
The Sierra Leone National beach volley ball team is preparing to take part in the world championship in Austria this month.
Head Coach, Sierra Leone National Beach Volley Ball Team,Sorie Kamara said the team has been training immensely for over three weeks and that the players are very much committed to the task ahead, adding thatthey have been watching previous videos of world championship beach volley ball, in order for them to abreast with the competition.
Sierra Leoneans have expressed concerns on the national team line-up ahead of the country’s encounter with Kenya in the Africa cup of nations qualifier.
As citizens witnessed the first training session of the national team held at the Siaka Steven Stadium, senior football loving Sierra Leoneans expressed their utmost concerns regarding the weekend match build up.