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After 5-year hiatus, Sierra Leone’s Premier League is back in action

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After 5-year hiatus, Sierra Leone’s Premier League is back in action

By Andrew Warshaw A new chapter has begun following Sierra Leone football’s troubled recent past, with the Premier League having resumed for the first time in more than five years. The Ebola crisis of 2014, coupled with an internal power struggle, led to all football in the country being abandoned In May both Sierra Leone FA…

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Sierra Leone’s Mohamed Buya Turay is recovering from ‘juju injury’

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Sierra Leone’s Mohamed Buya Turay is recovering from ‘juju injury’

By Mohamed Fajah Barrie Sierra Leone striker Mohamed Buya Turay says he is recovering from a leg injury which he claims was caused by ‘juju’ or black magic. The 24-year-old missed his country’s 1-0 loss in Benin in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers last Sunday due to the injury after he had featured…

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Sierra Leone’s Kei Kamara quits international football

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Sierra Leone’s Kei Kamara quits international football

By Mohamed Fajah Barrie BBC Sport, Sierra Leone Sierra Leone striker Kei Kamara has retired from international football with immediate effect because he is unhappy with issues relating to the national team. The 35-year-old, who plays for MLS side Colorado Rapids, took the decision on the eve of Sierra Leone’s opening 2021 Africa Cup of…

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Sierra Leone’s Kei Kamara quits international football

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Sierra Leone’s Kei Kamara quits international football

Sierra Leone striker Kei Kamara has retired from international football with immediate effect because he is unhappy with issues relating to the national team. The 35-year-old, who plays for MLS side Colorado Rapids, took the decision on the eve of Sierra Leone’s opening 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Lesotho. He was one of…

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Sierra Leone Finnish Rangers ace Glen Kamara wanted by Premier League Clubs

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Sierra Leone Finnish Rangers ace Glen Kamara wanted by Premier League Clubs

By Matthew Cooper Premier League rivals Brighton and Crystal Palace are set to fight it out over Rangers midfielder Glen Kamara Ex-Arsenal youngster Glen Kamara is attracting a number of different suitors after starring for Steven Gerrard’s Rangers this season. The midfielder is being eyed by rivals Brighton and Crystal Palace ahead of a potential January switch to the Premier League,…

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Fifa orders Sierra Leone to play Lesotho behind closed doors

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Fifa orders Sierra Leone to play Lesotho behind closed doors

Sierra Leone have been ordered by Fifa to play their next official match behind closed doors following “a number of incidents” linked to the 2022 World Cup qualifier against Liberia last month. In a statement, Fifa said it found Sierra Leone’s Football Association guilty of breaching its security code after incidents including “the invasion of the…

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Sierra Leone’s Bangura considering international future after fans vandalise his home

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Sierra Leone’s Bangura considering international future after fans vandalise his home

Sierra Leone captain Umaru Bangura says he is considering his international future after angry supporters vandalised his house in retaliation for him missing a decisive stoppage-time penalty in a World Cup qualifier against Liberia last month. Liberia won the tie 3-2 on aggregate but Bangura scored, Sierra Leone would have levelled the tie and gone through to…

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Bun Sanneh’s Generation Foot stuns Egypt’s Zamalek

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Bun Sanneh’s Generation Foot stuns Egypt’s Zamalek

Zamalek paid the price of resting several regulars as they slumped to a surprise 2-1 defeat by Senegal’s Generation Foot in the first leg of the African Champions League second round on Saturday. Mame Gueye scored either side of the interval to stun the five-time African champions, who still scored what could be a decisive…

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Djibouti in rare qualification as line-up for next round confirmed

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Djibouti in rare qualification as line-up for next round confirmed

The line-up for the group stage of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 qualifiers is confirmed following the completion of the preliminary round on Tuesday, which saw 14 teams emerge to join the top 26 ranked teams for the teams. The biggest winner of the round was Djibouti, making its first ever appearance in the…

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Fans vandalise house of Sierra Leone skipper after penalty miss

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Fans vandalise house of Sierra Leone skipper after penalty miss

By Thomas Freeman Yeboah Aggrieved fans of West African country Sierra Leone have vandalised the house of national team skipper Umaru Bangura after he missed a penalty in stoppage time. Sierra Leone were awarded a penalty in stoppage time, but Bangura who stepped up for the spot-kick saw it saved by 18-year old Liberia goalkeeper…

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