Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) indictee and President of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) Isha Johansen on Monday 30th October, 2018 made her first appearance before a Freetown High Court, presided over by Justice Reginald Fynn Jnr.
She made her appearance together with the Secretary General of the SLFA, Chris Kamara, on eleven counts of Misappropriation of Donor and Public Funds and Abuse of Office Contrary to the Anti-Corruption Act 2008.
Basketball game is the third most watched sports in the country. The game over the years has been making the mark in the country, but a little tucking in international competitions.The game since the Ebola outbreak was the sources for many to excise in the country’s capital city Freetown.
But since the renovation of the country’s main sports centre (Siaka Stevens Stadium)the Game Basketball has been dormant across the country. So, I ask, is the game Basketball going wait and dead before the playing court at the Siaka Stevens Stadium open? What are authorities who are in charge of the game doing to revive basketball once again in the country, after the renovations of the playing court? I hope they will put motilities in place before the end of the year of 2017.
A Sierra Leonean Hollywood Actor Idris Akuna Elba last evening of 23rd October, 2017 hosted the 2017 Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony in London.
Elba, who played Nelson Mandela in the 2013 film "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" and won a Golden Globe in 2012 for his titular role in the TV detective show "Luther," hosted the ceremony at the London Palladium.
The 44-year-old Arsenal fan was joined by ESPN presenter Layla Anna-Lee and British band Kasabian at the event.
The game Roll ball is a new sport in Sierra Leone, the game stated in the country some two years ago. The Sierra Leone National Roll Ball Team has participated ones in the just concluded Roll Ball Championship in Bangladesh. But interestingly, Roll Ball is a sport similar to basketball or handball that is played on inline roller skates. The play consists of two teams of six players each, five field players and a goal tender.
Players move toward the goal while dribbling or passing a ball similar to a basketball, with the aim of throwing the ball into a goal at each end of the field.