The massive overcrowding which led to violent acts at the National Stadium over the weekend and which almost turned into full-blown chaos; leaves much more to be desired.
While it is true that the National Stadium is very old and in dire need of total overhaul (demolishing and rebuilding from scratch), we are grateful to the Chinese that built the stadium. We are also thankful to the Chinese for doing general repairs and maintenance work on this edifice from time to time and when the need arise. It should be noted that the latest repair work done on the stadium by the Chinese came with words of caution and directives from the Chinese builders that the stadium capacity should henceforth never go above thirty-five thousand people (or thereabouts).
The Sierra Leone Bar Association engages the Sierra Leone Medical and Dental Association in a professional football friendly match at the Kingtom Academy over the weekend. The purpose of the match was to create professional unity among the two Associations and to create a friendly interaction among them.
The match was graced by different personalities from all walks of life and the momentum was very high because according to report this is the very first time these two professional disciplines are facing each other in a friendly football encounter.
Junction Star has emerged as champions in the 2 million leones Inter Area Gala competition as they defeated Shop Family Football Club in the Second Edition of the Competition organized by the Reggae Boys Social Club in Goderich.
A Sierra Leonean-born Ohio State University graduate is training for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. Maggie Barrie isn't just looking to win medals — she also wants to inspire kids back in her home country – Sierra Leone. “Sierra Leone is a third-world country. It doesn't have a lot of resources. It went through a lot of turmoil and war. There are a lot of people who don't have opportunities that I do. As a young athlete, I promised myself I would always give back to my country. I wouldn't just be on TV — just represent them — I want to make a difference for young athletes,” Barrie said.
Magdalene Ada Duwai aka Ziggizz is a Sierra Leonean multiple award winning Professional Athlete who was born and raised in Freetown Sierra Leone where she went to school and studied Telecommunication Engineering at Njala University of Sierra Leone. Presently living in the USA where she is pursuing a professional football career.
Her passion for sports started at an early age playing football with her brothers when she was a little girl about the age of six, running around the neighborhood which became a norm at that tender age.
Lions, the killers from the East End of Freetown, made a magnificent start to the new season and sent their thousands of supporters dancing in delirium all the way back to their base as they mauled their traditional arch-rivals Mighty Blackpool 1-0 in the first round of Superclash 2019 ,at the Siaka Stevens Stadium last evening.
With a sold-out crowd of over 35, 000 watching and thousands more at home and abroad viewing live TV streaming by the SLBC and AYV ,
The government of Sierra Leone yesterday provided an addition of Le1.5 billion to the Sierra Leone Premier League Board (PLB).
It could be recalled that prior to the successful kick-off on Sunday of the Sierra Leone Premier League, between East End Lions FC and Mighty Blackpool at the National Stadium, the government had provided two billion (Le2B) to the PLB.
After a five-year hiatus, Sierra Leone’s Premier League has made a glorious return to the national stadium in Freetown. Thirty thousand fans, including President Bio, filled the stadium to watch two legendary local teams kick off the opening match of the 2019 season.
The suspended President of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) has appeared again in the dock before Hon. Justice Reginald Fynn of the High Court of Sierra Leone for corruption-related offences.
She is charged together with the suspended Secretary General of the SLFA, Christopher Kamara.
Acting President of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA), Brima Manzolla Kamara has on Tuesday, December 18, 2018, officially presented 140 match balls to the Premier League Board ahead of the kick-start of the country's national premier league.
The second Bintunani Cup Sierra Leone International Table Tennis Tournament ended on Sunday in Freetown, with certificates and other prizes awarded to this year's champions in three categories.
Organized by the Chinese Embassy in Sierra Leone in collaboration with the Sierra Leone Table Tennis Association and Chinese Chamber of Commerce, it saw the participation of more Sierra Leoneans in the event.
The suspended Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) President, Isha Johansen re-appeared before Hon. Justice Reginald Fynn of the High Court of Sierra Leone yesterday, Wednesday 14th November, 2018. She was docked for corruption-related offences, contrary to the Anti-Corruption Act of 2008.
The accused person is charged with the offences of Misappropriation of Public Funds and Conspiracy to Commit Corruption offence, which negate section (128) Rule (1) of Act No.12 of 2008 of the country’s laws.
A one year education project launched by the Honorable Member of Parliament Keikura Vandy of Constituency 088, Bo District costs four hundred and seventy two million, seven hundred thousand Leones (Le472,700,000).
Some three thousand two hundred pupils in Bo District have officially registered and commenced free Saturday remedial education classes launched by Hon. Keikura Vandy of Constituency 088 in the District.
Hon. Vice President Dr. Juldeh Jalloh (center), Minister of State, Mrs. Francess P. Alghali (right) and members of the FIFA delegation
FIFA Inquiring Group has jetted in to commence their investigation as agreed during the Hon. Vice President Dr. Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh and his delegation’s visit to FIFA head offices in Zurich to discuss issues pertinent to the suspension of the country from participating in world football activities.
Welcoming the guests, the Hon. Vice President reminded the delegation that he was part of the Sierra Leone delegation that went to FIFA head offices in Zurich on 17th October, 2018 to discuss the issue that triggered FIFA’s pronouncement in banning the country from world football activities.
A delegation of the Government of Sierra Leone led by the Vice-President, Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh, the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Priscilla Schwartz, the Ambassador to Switzerland, Lansana Gberie, and the Deputy Ambassador to Switzerland, Samuel U. B. Saffa, met with FIFA officials headed by the Secretary General, Fatma Samoura, at the Home of FIFA in Zurich. The Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) was represented by its President, Isha Johansen. A courtesy visit was also paid to the delegation of the Government of Sierra Leone by the FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, right after the meeting.