Buya, Kei Kamara in attack, official debut for Kevin Wright

Nov 13, 2020 | African News, Sport News | 0 comments

Hebei Fortune China striker Mohamed Buya Turay, and MLS fifth all-time top scorer, Kei Kamara, to lead the Leone Stars attack against Nigeria.

Keister’s men face with a tough away job at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City. Kickoff 17 hrs local time.

Former Chelsea academy graduate, Orebro SK left-back, Kevin Wright to make his official Sierra Leone debut.

In midfield, Keshla midfielder John Kamara, former Bolton enforcer Mohamed Medo Kamara and Kwame Quee to battle the Super Egles in the pack.

Local keeper East End Lions Mohamed Kamara, who was in goal in matchday two 1-0 defeat in Benin keep his position.

Coach John Keister will be hoping for a positive result in Nigeria before the return fixture in Freetown on the 17 at the Siaka Steven Stadium.

Nigeria coach Rohr earlier this week has stated that they are aiming to secure qualification for the 2022 Afcon finals in Cameroon in the double-header fixtures this month.

The Leone Stars’ only point came after a 1-1 draw against Lesotho before they suffered a 1-0 loss against Benin.

A reminder of Group L qualification standings 

Sierra Leone bottom of 2022 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifying standings

 

 

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