December’s Sierra Leone Premier League news in brief
The first week of the new Sierra Leone Premier League season Eastern Province-based club Kamboi Eagles and inform Bo Rangers made it clear they want to be part of the title contenders after their respective victories.
Kamboi Eagles kicked off their 2019/2020 campaign with an impressive victory over Central Parade at the Kenema field with goals Abubakarr Kanu and Ahmed Vandi as they eased past their visitors.
At the Bo Stadium, Inform Rangers snatched victory courtesy of their new acquisition Prince Barrie who scored the very first goal of the League season after finding the back of the net to give Bo Rangers all three points against Freetown City.
Elsewhere in the day’s other fixtures, the dream chasers, FC Johansen played to a 1-all draw with Might Blackpool at the Siaka Steven Steven.
Host Johansen came from behind to force a draw with a goal from Rafael Koroma who cancelled out Kandeh Sesay’s opener.
In Koidu, Diamond Stars were unable to take maximum points as their visitors demonstrated class. Anti Drugs the 2018/2019 bottom-placed side was out to give a good account of themselves as both sides settled for a barren draw.
The entertaining and thrilling season-opening games will continue with more games across Sierra Leone.
The Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces soccer team will host last season ninth-placed side East End Tigers on Friday at the National Stakia Steven Stadium.
On Saturday 7th December, defending champions, East End Lions open their season with a tricky tie against Ports Authority while last season’s runners up FC Kallon go toe to toe against Old Edwardians. Another contest soccer fans roaring to watch on Monday 8th.
@FCJohansen 1-1 @mightyblackpool
Goals: R Koroma – K Sesay
Bo Rangers 1-0 Freetown City FC
P Barrie 20'
Diamond Stars 0-0 Anti Drugs FC Half-time
Kamboi Eagles 2-0 Central Parade
Goals: A Kanu 35', A Vandi 58' pic.twitter.com/6BINUJb2Qs
— FSL News website (@football_sierra) December 5, 2019