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Nigeria’s Leon Balogun pens Rangers contract extension

Defender Leon Balogun pens Rangers contract extension

Nigerian defender Leon Balogun has committed to another year with Rangers, extending his contract until the 2024/25 season ahead of his second stint with the Scottish club. Balogun first joined Rangers in 2020 and played a pivotal role in their title-winning season in 2020/21 and their Scottish Cup triumph in 2021/22. After leaving for English […]

Gambian players must be active to be eligible – Mckinstry

Gambian players must be active to be eligible - Mckinstry

The newly appointed head coach of The Gambia senior national team, Johnathan McKinstry, has outlined the criteria for player selection, emphasizing the importance of players being actively involved with their clubs before naming his squad. The Northern Irishman has announced his squad for important games against Seychelles and Gabon this month. The Scorpions are fifth […]

Morocco’s Ayoub El Kaabi shines in Europa Conference final

Moroccan forward Ayoub El Kaabi shines in Europa Conference final

El Kaabi scored eleven goals in the Europa Conference League, setting a new record in the UEFA knockout stage and helping the Greek club side win a European trophy. The Olympiacos striker scored the winning goal against Fiorentina, securing a 1-0 victory at the AEK Arena with just four minutes remaining in extra time. El […]

Bristol Rovers’ Kamil Conteh named in Sierra Leone squad

Bristol Rovers midfielder Kamil Conteh back in Sierra Leone squad

Kamil Conteh has been selected for the Sierra Leone national team for their upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Djibouti and Burkina Faso. He will be representing his country for the first time since March last year. Sierra Leone is currently fourth in Group A with one point from two matches. The squad includes former Liverpool […]

Samuel Gandi’s brace helps Edwards to comeback victory

Samuel Gandi’s hat-trick helps Edwards to a comeback victory

Old Edwardians staged a remarkable comeback to defeat FC Kallon 4-3 on Wednesday at the SLFA academy playing field. Despite Kallon taking an early three-goal lead in the first 30 minutes, the May Park Boys put on an impressive performance, scoring four goals to secure the win. Abu Bakarr Jallon opened the scoring for Kallon […]

Africa World Cup 2026 Qualifying Dates & Venues Confirmed

Africa World Cup 2026 Qualifying Dates confirmed

The African nations will continue their journey to qualify for the FIFA World Cup 2026 next week. Match Day Three and Match Day four of the qualifiers will take place between June 5th and June 11th, 2024. Nine African teams are guaranteed a spot in the World Cup, while another team will participate in the […]

Bertrand Traore left out of Burkina Faso squad for Egypt & Sierra Leone 

Bertrand Traore out of Burkina Faso squad for Egypt & S/Leone 

Burkina Faso’s head coach, Brama Traore, has announced the squad for the upcoming 2026 Africa World Cup qualifying matches. Skipper Bertrand Traore, who scored in the draw 1-1 against Guinea-Bissau and their 3-0 win over Ethiopia, is not included. The absence of team’s star, Bertrand Traore, who plays for La Liga side Villarreal, is a […]

Amara Nallo helps England’s U18 win the Tri-Nation trophy 

Amara Nallo features for England's U18 in the Tri-Nation win over Morocco.

Amara Nallo, a native of Sierra Leone, played for the England Young Lions as they rallied to beat Morocco 2-1 at St. George’s Park.  This victory secured them the first-ever U18 Tri-Nations Trophy on Sunday, making them the inaugural winners of the U18 Tri-Nations Trophy.  The young defender has been crucial for the English U18 […]

Guinea knock Sierra Leone out of WAFU U20 in Senegal

Neighbours Guinea knock Sierra Leone out of WAFU U20 in Senegal

Sierra Leone has been eliminated from the 2024 WAFU U20 Tournament after losing to Guinea at the Stade Maniang Soumare on Saturday. They conceded nine goals in total after three Group B games. They started strong with a 2-0 win against Mauritania at the Stade Lat Dior. However, their subsequent 7-0 loss to Liberia and 2-0 defeat […]

Mohamed Conteh shines for Al Ain in International Cup

Mohamed Conteh shines for Al Ain in the International U16 Cup

In April of this year, 15-year-old Mohamed Jay Jay Conteh, a former FC Kallon and Duada Bangs FC midfielder, won his first silverware with the Al Ain U16 team in the United Arab Emirates.  Conteh left Sierra Leone in September 2022 and played a crucial role in the third edition of the Al Ain tournament […]

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