Shooting Stars play Mali in the Semi-Final today

Shooting Stars have got to the Semi-Finals of the WAFU U20 Guinea 2019 by winning 2 matches and losing 1.

Shooting Stars lost their first match in the tournament

Then went on to win their next two matches, impressively

Suffian Kalokoh scored a hat-trick and was named Man of the Match

Shooting Stars followed this victory up by knocking out the hosts, Guinea

Suffian Kalokoh scored another 2 goals, this victory propelled Shooting Stars to the Semi-Finals of the Competition

The format of the competition which had 7 teams in 2 groups, A and B.

The schedule of matches

Match Results

24/11/2019 Guinea 2 Mauretania 0

24/11/2019 Senegal 4 Sierra Leone 1

25/11/2019 Gambia 1 Mali 1

26/11/2019 Mauretania 1 Sierra Leone 3

27/11/2019 Gambia 1 Liberia 0

27/11/2019 Guinea 0 Senegal 0

29/11/2019 Sierra Leone 3 Guinea 2

29/11/2019 Mauretania 1 Senegal 1

30/11/2019 Mali 1 Liberia 1


04/12/2019 Sierra Leone 0 Mali 1 

04/12/2019 Gambia 2 Senegal 4

The Shooting Stars squad;

(1) Donald Kamara
(2) Mohamed Dabo – Mighty Blackpool
(3) Abdul R Conteh
(4) Lamin Conteh – FC Johansen
(5) Daramy Sesay – Kamboi Eagles
(6) Sembu Kargbo – Old Edwardians
(7) Emmanuel Samadia – FC Kallon
(8) Mohamed Kabba
(9) Alusine T Kamara – Ports Authority
(10) Masalakie Bangura – FC Kallon
(11) Suffian Kalokoh – Bo Rangers

(12) Hassan Turay
(13) Abu Kommeh
(14) Kwame N’Keitia
(15) Joseph Cleveland
(16) Ibrahim Turay
(17) Tamba Bessibie
(18) Ibrahim Kamara
(19) Ibrahim Eto’o Kamara
(20) Alimamy J Kamara
Head Coach
Abu Bakarr Tostao Kamara

Sierra Leone face Mali who have drawn both their 2 matches against Gambia 1-1 and Liberia 1-1 in the 3 team Group B.

Mali have not won a match in the competition and have scored a total of 2 goals. Sierra Leone have scored 7 goals with 2 victories and 1 loss. Sharp- shooter Suffian Kalokoh has notched up 5 goals for Shooting Stars.

What the Papers Say;


Translated from French

Place at the semifinals of the UFOA (Union of West African Football Federations) U-20 tournament in zone A. The Gambia is facing Senegal.

It’s the match between two favorites of the tournament. After the elimination of Guinea, Senegal becomes a serious contender for the final title. But beware, in front, Gambia is the holder of the trophy and does not intend to let go.

Meanwhile, the second match pits Sierra Leone against Mali. Surprising in the first round, the Shooting stars present a real danger for the Eaglets. Achievement including the top scorer of the tournament, Suffian Kalokoh and his 6 goals in 3 games.

Program (times in GMT)

4 pm: Sierra Leone – Mali

7 pm: Gambia – Senegal

Good luck Shooting Stars!!!