Helsingfors defender Hassan Milla Sesay and Azerbaijan-based midfielder John Kamara are among four foreign-based players expected to join the Leone Stars camp in Freetown today ahead of Wednesday’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Lesotho.

Sierra Leone will open their Cameroon 2021 campaign at home before travel to face Benin Squirrels four days later. 

Queens Park Rangers on-loan defender Osman Kakay, Alie Sesay, who plays for Bulgarian side FC Arda Kardzhali are all expected tonight via Brussel airlines.

Kakay and Alie Sesay make their return to Sierra Leone since the 1-0 defeat at the Hawassa Stadium in Ethiopia during the 2019 Afcon matchday 2 qualifiers. 

Football Sierra Leone understands the rest of invited players will arrive latest on Monday. 

Meanwhile, Head Coach Sellas Tetteh has today announced his full 23-man squad for both matches. The Ghanaian technician will utilise his options in a bid to produce a positive result in this crucial closed-doors encounter.

Experienced striker Kei Kamara, who scored the only goal against Liberia arrived a few days ago.

Sierra Leone 23-man squad 

Keepers: 

Solomon Zombo Morris Football Club de Bois Guillaume, John Trye Scarborough SC, Mohamed N Kamara East End Lions 

Defenders: 

Umaru Bangura  FC Zürich, Alie Sesay FC Arda Kardzhali., Osman Kakay Partick Thistle F.C, Hassan Milla Sesay HIFK Fotboll, Mustapha Dumbuya Phoenix Rising FC. Moe Alie Bo Rangers, Ibrahim Mansaray FC Kallon

Midfielders:  

John Kamara Keşla FK, Kwame Quee Víkingur Reykjavík (loan), Abdul Sesay Oulun Luistinseura, Ibrahim Conteh Persipura Jayapura, George Davies SKN St. Pölten,  Abu Dumbuya East End Lions, 

Attackers: 

Kei Kamara  Colorado Rapids, Mohamed Buya Turay Djurgårdens IF Fotboll and Mustapha Bundu Aarhus Gymnastikforening, Suffian Kalokoh Bo Rangers, Prince Barrie Bo Rangers, Alimamy Bundu East End Lions. Mahmoud Fofanah FC Kallon 

2021 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying Group L: 

Sierra Leone v Lesotho November 13thBenin v Sierra Leone November 17th

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