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John Keister names his squad for Nigeria & Guinea-Bissau

Sierra Leone will kick off African Cup Nations 2023 qualifying campaign against Nigeria on June 9 in Abuja, Nigeria, as coach John Keister names his team ahead of the doubleheader. The Leone Stars set to open camp in the neighbouring Guinean capital before travelling...

Bo Rangers on brink of first Sierra Leone league title

The PK boys are seven points clear of rivals East End Lions with four rounds of matches remaining in the ongoing Sierra Leone Premier League. The Southern Province are closing in on their first top-flight title, and they can wrap it up with two more wins as they...

Tumbu: A legend unrecognised, unhonoured & without his flowers while alive

By Osman Benk Sankoh  The late Brima Attouga Kamara, who played for Mighty Blackpool and East End Lions locally, and at the international level with El Mansoura of Egypt, was probably the best goalkeeper that Sierra Leone has ever produced. In his heydays, he was the...

Sierra Leone football ‘legend’ dies after a short illness

Sierra Leone football legend Lamin Junior Tumbu Conteh, one of the greatest players of all time to have come out of the West African nation, has died after a short illness. Lamin, who was recently part of the Leone Stars technical support during the AFCON in Cameroon,...

High hopes as Sierra Leone draw familiar foes

Sierra Leone group confirmed as Leone Stars discovered opponents in the race to AFCON 2023. The Leone Stars of Sierra Leone have been placed in Group A in the race to the 34th edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, set to be held in Ivory Coast next year. Coach John...

Old Edwardians end win drought as Diamond Stars stun Johansen

Old Edwardians hammered Wusum Stars 4-0 in Freetown to register their first league win of the ongoing season in seven months. Their last win was back in September 2021 against Bai Bureh Warriors (2-1) in Port Loko. Edwards' goals come through winger Ernest Harleston's...

Sierra Leone to know Afcon 2023 qualifying opponents April 19

The Leone Stars of Sierra Leone, like 47 other nations, will know their group opponents in the race to Ivory Coast 2023 this month after the Confederation of African Football has confirmed the draw. In a communique released on Friday, CAF has said that the draw for...

Sierra Leone slump one spot in latest Fifa ranking

Sierra Leone have dropped one place on the latest Fifa ranking announced by the football global body Fifa Thursday, 31st of March. The Leone Stars moved from 107 to 108 in the World Ranking but maintained 24h on the Africa podium. The West African nation set up its...

President Brima hails players after successful Mediterranean outing

Sierra Leone Football Association President Thomas Daddy Brima has praised National A team (Leone Stars) players for their incredible performance laced with high-level commitment and comportment during their Mediterranean outing in Antalya, Turkey. Sierra Leone set up...

Sierra Leone debut for Tottenham youngster Kallum Cesay

Premier League club Tottenham 19-year-old player Kallum Cesay has been handed a chance to prove himself against Congo Brazzaville after being named in Sierra Leone's first eleven. Leone Stars in high spirit to end their Mediterranean trip on a good footing when they...