Nigeria 🆚 Sierra Leone | Highlights – #TotalEnergiesAFCONQ2023 – MD1 Group A

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Sierra Leone opened their Group A campaign at the MKO Abiola Stadium with a 2-1 defeat in Nigeria on Thursday, June 9 2022. 

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Sierra Leone midfielder John Kamara scored his first goal for Romanian side Poli Iasi in the race to avoid relegation on Saturday.

Kamara, who recently signed for Poli Iasi, headed his new side to a 1-0 win over AFC Dacia Unirea Brăila in the 79th-minute group 2 relegation battle.

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Sierra Leone defender Kevin Wright pens IK Sirius deal

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IK Sirius Fotboll have announced the signing of Sierra Leone defender Kevin Wright on a two-year deal until 2024.

The former Fredrikstad defender has been handed a new chance to continue his trade with another Swedish side.

The 26-year-old spent the last two seasons playing for Örebro in the Swedish top-flight, where he made 68 Allsvenskan performances.

“I think Sirius’ style of play suits my way of playing football. I’m an offensive wingback. I like to come forward offensively and hit posts. I like to dribble and I like to show my qualities. Since Sirius plays with wingbacks, I think that this way of playing means that I will bring out most of my qualities, ” Wright told the club’s website. 

On 24 October 2016, Sirius defeated Halmstads BK 1–0 as they were promoted to the Allsvenskan for the first time in 42 years since the 1973–74 season.

Early career

Wright joined Premier League giants Chelsea at aged 11 and worked his way through the youth ranks to earn his first professional deal at Stamford Bridge in the summer of 2013.

He was part of Chelsea‘s academy in 2005 and went on to play for the club’s development squad between 2014 and 2016 before his departure. 

Facts Kevin Wright:

Position : Left-back

Age : 26 (born 1995)

Parent club: Chelsea FC.

Previous clubs: Carlisle United, Fredrikstad FK, Degerfors IF, Örebro SK.

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Raja Club Athletic inflicted a third straight defeat on Guinean giant club Horoya to remain unbeaten as they top of Group B in the TotalEnergies CAF Champions League in Morocco, with Mohsine Moutouali accounted the only.

The victory took the Casablanca-based outfit to nine points, three ahead of second-placed AmaZulu, who had earlier on seen off ES Setif by the same margin in Durban. 

Horoya lost both their opening fixtures with similar margins had come into the tie determined to pick a shock result in Casablanca. However, failed for the third in this year’s continental club competition.

The home side managed to hold on to the slim victory to ensure their hopes of a quarter-final berth remained alive. 

The Guineans on the other end now see their hopes reduced, a third successive defeat leaving them wallowing at the bottom of the group.

Elsewhere, South African side AmaZulu defeated Algerian club ES Setif in Durban on Friday to maintain the second spot in Group B of the TotalEnergies CAF Champions League.

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The club announced Wednesday the signing of their new acquisition on their official website. The Sierra Leone international, 24, says he is ready and excited to help his new club.

“I’m excited to be here in Charleston, and I can’t wait to get to work the Battery are a great club with a great history behind it,” said Williams. “I’m happy to be a part of the team now and to contribute to making history with this amazing club.” 

Williams played last season with San Diego Loyal, where he scored six goals, three assists in ten chances created in 13 games with San Diego while on loan from LA Galaxy after seven matches in Major League Soccer. 

On the international stage, Williams, who debuted with the Leone Stars on June 15, 2021, during the AFCON qualification against Benin, was part of the AFCON in Cameroon.

He was pleased with his name at the national level at the just concluded AFCON in Cameroon.

“Being at the Africa Cup of Nations was an amazing feeling and something I’ll cherish for the rest of my life,” Williams told the club’s website. “It has shaped me into a different player, mentally and physically. Being there and learning everything I did, I believe it all has helped a lot in preparing me for a successful USL Championship season.”

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