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2017 Africa Cup of Nations Draw

The former Senegal player Khalilou Fadiga does the draw next to the Confederation of African Football secretary general, Hicham El Amran. Photograph: Marco Longari/AFP/Getty Images Ivory Coast will face former coach Herve Renard again after being drawn against Morocco in... read more

Sierra Leone FA keen to restart league

FC Johansen won the first domestic competition in Sierra Leone since the ebola epidemic By Mohamed Fajah Barrie, BBC Sport, Freetown The Sierra Leone Football Association is hoping to revive the domestic league for the first time since the ebola... read more

Leone Stars concerned for the future

Mohamed Bangura (left) in action against Ivory Coast By Mohamed Fajah Barrie, BBC Sport, Freetown Sierra Leone’s narrow failure to qualify for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations means their wait to play at the finals again will extend to... read more

FC Johansen crowned FA Cup Champions

FC Johansen By Mohamed Fajah Barrie, Freetown FC Johansen owned by the President of Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) Isha Johansen have won its first major domestic silverware after being crowned the 2016 Sierra Leone FA Cup champions on... read more

Caf sets three-term limit on presidency

By BBC Sport The Confederation of African Football president will be limited to three terms in office from next year’s election in March 2017. Junior Binyam, Caf’s media spokesman, confirmed to BBC Sport that the new ruling was approved at... read more

Leone Stars captain scores

(Photo credit: FC Zurich official website) By Mohamed Fajah Barrie in Freetown Sierra Leone captain Umaru ‘Zingalay’ Bangura scores his first goal for FC Zurich in their 5-0 away victory to Wholen in the Swiss second tier league on Sunday.... read more

Kei Kamara Unhappy With his Columbus Return

The former Crew SC forward did not get the red-carpet treatment.Photo credit: Joe Maiorana-USA TODAY Sports By Pat Murphy @_Pat_Murphy In case you missed it, Kei Kamara made his return to MAPFRE Stadium on Sunday night after a very public... read more

Former SLFA president passes away

Justice Tolla Thompson Former Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) President and ex-Sierra Leonean international footballer Justice Tolla Thompson has just passed away in his residence at Juba. On to his death he was head of the Political Parties Registration Commission... read more

Fifa backs Sierra Leone FA in use of funds

BBC Sport Fifa has said there has been no ‘misuse of the funds’ it has given to the Sierra Leone FA (SLFA). SLFA president Isha Johansen was detained and questioned by Sierra Leone’s Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) this month over the... read more

Ex-Sierra Leone international Bah dies after road accident

Former Sierra Leone international Mamadu Alphajor Bah played in China, Belgium and South Korea By Mohamed Fajah Barrie, BBC Sport, Freetown Former Sierra Leone international midfielder Mamadu Alphajor Bah has died after being involved in a road accident near Freetown... read more

Gabon 2017 to feature fan parks

Football fans at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon will be able to watch matches at fan parks By Piers Edwards, BBC Africa sport The 2017 Africa Cup of Nations will feature fan parks for the first time,... read more

Sierra Leone FA president Isha Johansen is released

Isha Johansen is the only female president of a football association in Africa By Mohamed Fajah Barrie, BBC Sport, Freetown Sierra Leone FA President Isha Johansen says she has been left ‘shocked and mortified’ by her detention at the hands... read more

Sierra Leone detains top football officials

SLFA President Madam Isha Johansen By Umaru Fofana Police in Sierra Leone on Wednesday night detained the President of the Sierra Leone Football Association, Isha Johansen, her Vice President and the Secretary General. The three had earlier been picked... read more

Afcon 2017: Ivory Coast ‘lucky’ to qualify – Bangura

Sierra Leone’s Umaru Bangura (left) battles with Ivory Coast’s Jonathan Kodjia By Mohamed Fajah Barrie, BBC Sport Sierra Leone captain Umaru Bangura feels his side could have eliminated Ivory Coast from the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers and has questioned... read more

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Down Memory Lane

After an era of mediocrity in the 1960s , Sierra Leone's soccer clubs entered a new era in the late 1970s...


Sierra Leone FIFA Rankings

Find out the latest FIFA rankings for Sierra Leone and other countries around the world.


Next Generation Series

Sierra Leone Football.com present profiles of up and coming young players with Sierra Leonean links


Leone Stars Squad Profiles

Sierra Leone Football.com profile of players called up by  Leone Stars coach Johnny McKinstry to play against Equatorial Guinea...