Sierra Leone down five places in September FIFA Rankings

After a positive result away to Ivory Coast in Bouake in their final 2017 African Cup of Nations qualifier, Sellas Tetteh’s side have slid back out of the world’s top 90 again following their exit from the  Gabon 2017 continental big stage next year. The Leone Stars of Sierra Leone dropped five places in the latest FIFA ranking released on Thursday, September 15 to become

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Sierra Leone FA boss Isha Johansen released from detention

The President of the SLFA Isha Johansen was released on bail from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) on Thursday night after a night in detention. Johansen’s arrest and detention came just after the Sierra Leone Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) started Operation Thunderbolt, which is aimed at intensifying their fight against corruption. The Commission also stated that

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FIFA puts Sierra Leone soccer officials arrest under microscope

The World’s football governing body, Fifa has exclusively told footballsierraleone.net that they are “monitoring the situation concerning the arrest of the three top Sierra Leone soccer officials”, answering a request by this website following last Wednesday arrest and detention. The governing body of the sport has Sierra Leone very close within its sights after the

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SLFA President Isha Johansen arrested

SLFA President Isha Johansen and former FIFA boss in Photo  The President of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA), Isha Johansen has been picked up by agents of the anti-corruption body in Sierra Leone. Confirming the arrest, according to sources in Freetown is the Chair of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), Ardy Macauley. The ACC announced

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