Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces FC
Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces FC2002
Captain Deen Sesay
Alfred Paolo Conteh
|Ground||Wusum Sports Stadium
Makeni, Sierra Leone
|League||Sierra Leone National Premier League|
Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces FC or simply RSLAF FC is a Sierra Leonean professional football club based in Makeni. They play in the Sierra Leone National Premier League, the top football league in Sierra Leone.
In 2002, the military though it fit that they should formed a football club which should aim at strengthening their civil relationship with the general populace and they finally formed the club to ensure or achieve this objective. The RSLAF EC aims at relieving stress from these military personal.
They started their footballing campaign from Non Division in 2002. In 2008, they went for a playoff to qualify for The Sierra Leone National Premier League which is the top footballing discipline in Sierra Leone but failed. In 2012, they qualify for The Sierra Leone National Premier League coming from Division One. In the 2012-13 seasons which were their first participation in the National League, they emerged as the runners up in the campaign.
In 2013, the represented Sierra Leone in the WAFU Competition and they played their first match against Gamtel FC of The Gambia they lose 1-0 and the return leg they were also defeated 2-0 at home.
The club is run by the Military and pays players and staff by a contribution made by the whole military which is one thousand Leones and it is being directed to the club and being used to run the club and also give them half a bag of rice
The club is made up of 60% civilian and 40% soldiers. They recruit players in the military from a competition known as The Inter Brigade and Inter Battalion competition which includes all the battalions in the country and the Brigades, the finest talent are recruited into the football club.
THE Republic Of Sierra Leone Armed Force Football Club do their training at the military ground at Wilberforce known as The Hockey Pitch.
Sierra Leone National Premier League
Runners-up (1 time): 2013
Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces FC plays their home games at the 2000 capacity Wusum Sports Stadium.