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TM Bah, coordinator Lewis shift focus on CHAN qualifiers in Morocco

The newly appointed Team Manager of the Sierra Leone homebased national team, Alhaji Umar Bah, and team coordinator Victor Lewis are both optimistic about ensuring Chan's qualification. Bah's first mission is to see Leone Stars B side overcome Cape Verbe when the two...

Sierra Leone drop to 113 in latest global rankings

Sierra Leone dropped from 108 to 113th in the latest FIFA global rankings after their opening 2023 African Cup of Nations 2-1 defeat to Nigeria and 2-2 against Guinea-Bissau this month. The Leone Stars of Sierra Leone suffered a 2-1 defeat to three-time African...

President Maada Bio & First Lady tour Lusail Stadium in Qatar 

By Paul Augustine Kpaka, former Sierra Leone International As part of their official state visit to Qatar, President Bio, First Lady Madam Fatima Bio, Foreign Affairs Minister Professor David Francis and other government officials on Sunday, June 19, 2022, were given...

Sierra Leone to know Wafu U20 opponents June 30

The West Africa Football Union (WAFU) Zone A draw will take place on Thursday 30th June 2022 in Mauritania as Sierra Leone set to know who their group opponents will be. This year's qualifiers will run from August 28 to 10th September and will be the first time...

Sierra Leone stage two-goal comeback to secure draw

Sierra Leone staged a second-half comeback to share spoils with Guinea-Bissau in their matchday two 2023 Group A Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in the Guinean capital on Monday. Both West African nations played to a 2-2 draw, and as a result, Sierra Leone placed...

Three changes as Bakayoko partners Musa Kamara in attack

Sierra Leone coach John Keister has made three changes to his starting team for their match day two African Cup of Nations qualifier against Guinea-Bissau this afternoon in Guinea. The double strike force, Bolton Wanderers' striker Amadou Bakayoko and national top...

Steven Caulker remains optimistic, saying, ‘we must believe’

Sierra Leone skipper Steven Caulker has said Leone Stars remain 'optimistic' as they prepare for Guinea Bissau in match day two of the 2023 African Cup of Nations qualifiers.  After the 2-1 defeat to Nigeria at the MOK Abiola Stadium on Thursday, Sierra Leone is back...

Kamara, Turay, Morsay in Sierra Leone attack at MKO, Abuja

The Sierra Leone Premier League best player of the 2021 campaign and top scorers Musa Noah Kamara will join China-based attacker Mohamed Buya Turay and Panetolikos winger in striking force to face Nigeria at the MKO Abiola stadium. The kickoff for the Group A opener...

U17 Sierra Leone defeat Morocco in Liberia

Sierra Leone national U17 won their second international friendly against Morocco 1-0 on Wednesday afternoon at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium. The Sierra Stars' doubleheader was part of their preparations for the WAFU U-17 Cape Verde qualifiers. A goal from Ibrahim...

Bolton striker Amadou Bakayoko relishes Nigeria’s challenge

Sierra Leone's Bolton Wanderers striker Amadou Bakayoko has admitted, if selected, facing Nigeria's Super Eagles will be his first proper match in Leone Stars jersey. The three-time African Champions will square up with the Leone Stars at Moshood Abiola Stadium in the...