Bo Rangers set for Sierra Leone Premier League opener

Bo Rangers set for Sierra Leone Premier League opener

The second largest stadium in the South of Sierra Leone will host it first 2019 Premier League match between Bo Rangers and Kallon FC.

The match kicks off at 16:30 pm today.

FC Kallon travels to the South to kick start their season at the 25,000 capacity Bo mini-stadium.

Both coaches are optimistic ahead of kick-off, speaking to Football Sierra Leone Rangers technician ‘Kfoot’ Alimamy Sheku Turay has said his charges are well aware of Kallon FC threats.

He outlined that his boys are ready, focused and in good sharp to showcase their talent.

“We know is going to be a tough test after a long time but our lads are ready and they are in a much better sharp physically and mentally.”

“We are targeting a home victory,” coach Kfoot reassured Rangers fans.

The Rangers technical team are boosting to have one of the best defences in the league.

Coach Turay will be calling on star players like Amadu Mansaray, skipper Morie Alie, Abubakarr Koroma to name a few.

Kallon FC, on the other hand, Coach Charlie Wright has said the contest will be a fresh start in their quest to replicate 2006 winning season.

“It is going to be a fresh start for us playing away against one of the best in the Southern region,” Wright told FSL.

Coach Wright added, “We are fully prepared to give a good account of ourselves and hopefully, we can take home the maximum point.”

“Bo Rangers is a good side but, we know all about their danger players and it’s going to a good opener.”

Elsewhere, Kamboi Eagles will open their season against 2013 winners Diamond Stars at their Kenema town playing field kick-off 16:30.

At the Siaka Steven Stadium, Freetown City FC battles Waterfront Boys Port Authority the 2008 league winner in another opening cracker.

The Premier kicked off last weekend in grand style as East End Lions defeated Mighty Blackpool 1-0 at the Siaka Steven Stadium with over 35,000 grace the occasion.

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