The newly appointed Team Manager of the Sierra Leone homebased national team, Alhaji Umar Bah, donated 100 training footballs to the Sierra Leone Football Association on Saturday at the secretariats. The home-based team coordinator Victor Lewis was pleased with Bah's...
Sierra Leone’s veteran striker Kei Kamara failed to convert a late penalty to scupper their chances of reaching the next round of the Africa Cup of Nations as they lost 1-0 to Equatorial Guinea on Thursday.
Equatorial Guinea and Ivory Coast are both through after final Group E Matches. Sierra Leone was awarded a last-minute penalty, but Equatorial Guinea’s 20-year-old goalkeeper Jesus Owono saved Kamara poorly taken effort.
Pablo Ganet’s 38th-minute strike ensured Equatorial Guinea finished second in Group E and progressed, but Sierra Leone might have gone through as one of the best third-placed finishers if they had forced a draw.
Winger Kwame Quee saw red after a second yellow to add salt to injury for John Keister’s side late on in the game.
The result also means the Comoros Islands are through as one of the best third-placed finishers after their surprise 3-2 win over Ghana on Tuesday.
Equatorial Guinea finished the first round with a second successive win and six points, one behind group winners Ivory Coast. Sierra Leone was third on two points with defending champions Algeria bottom of the standings.
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The newly appointed Team Manager of the Sierra Leone homebased national team, Alhaji Umar Bah, and team coordinator Victor Lewis are both optimistic about ensuring Chan's qualification. Bah's first mission is to see Leone Stars B side overcome Cape Verbe when the two...
Sierra Leone dropped from 108 to 113th in the latest FIFA global rankings after their opening 2023 African Cup of Nations 2-1 defeat to Nigeria and 2-2 against Guinea-Bissau this month. The Leone Stars of Sierra Leone suffered a 2-1 defeat to three-time African...