Sierra Leone to open camp in Guinea for Nigeria & Guinea-Bissau

by | May 31, 2022 | African News, Football Africa, Sport News | 0 comments

The senior national team, the Leone Stars, will open camp for the 2023 African Cup of Nations doubleheaders in Abuja and Guinea next month.

Sierra Leone, housed in Group A, to kick off African Cup Nations 2023 qualifying campaign next month away in Nigeria. The Leone Stars set to open camp in the neighbouring Guinean capital before travelling to Nigeria. 

Moshood Abiola Stadium in Abuja will host Nigeria’s 2023 AFCON opening qualifier against Sierra Leone behind closed doors.

General Lansana Conté stadium to host matchday two Leone Stars home tie against Guinea Bissau on June 13. 

Football Sierra Leone understands coach John Keister and his technical team, including 25 summoned players, are expected in Guinea on Wednesday.

Prominent inclusions Bo Rangers top striker Musa Noah Tombo Kamara, defensive midfielder John Kamara of Politehnica Iași, China-based striker Mohamed Buya Turay, new skipper Steven Caulker, QPR’s defender Osman Kakay, Sirius left-back Kevin Wrights, Augustus Kargbo of FC Crotone, Italy), Mustapha Bundu AGF Aarhus on loan from Anderlecht.

The new names are defensive midfielder Ibrahim Sillah, Kickers Emden, 19-year-old Tottenham youngster Kallum Cesay, Amadou Bakayoko Bolton Wanderers, Kamil Conteh, Middlesbrough, and Jonathan Morsay of Greek side Panetolikos set to arrive by Wednesday.

The Head of the delegation, Sierra Leone Football Association president Thomas Daddy Brima and a cross-section of government officials are expected to depart Freetown on Friday. 

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