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Coach Tetteh Names 21-man Squad Against Chad

Coach Tetteh Names 21-man Squad Against Chad

By Abubakarr Kamara | The AfricaPaper Freetown, Sierra Leone – Sellas Tetteh, Sierra Leone’s head coach, has named a 21-man squad for both home and away encounters against Chad in the first preliminaries of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers. Match The Leone Stars will play away in N’djamena on Oct.10, while the return leg will […]

SLFA and National Players Donate to Flood Victims

SLFA and  National Players Donate to Flood Victims

By Abubakarr Kamara | The AfricaPaper Freetown, Sierra Leone – As the flood continues to sweep across the city, the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) joined the first set of donors to come to the aid of flood victims after government announced that it would be opening emergency relief centers at the  Siaka Stevens Stadium, […]

Sierra Leone’s Olympic Team Performs Despite Ministry’s Refusal to Fund

Sierra Leone’s Olympic Team Performs Despite Ministry’s Refusal to Fund

  By Abubakarr Kamara | The AfricaPaper Yaoundé, Cameroon  – Sierra Leone’s Under-23 team eliminated their Cameroonian counterparts on Saturday May 30, after forcing the latter to a one all draw in Yaoundé, Cameroon to progress to the final qualifying stage of the CAF Olympics Qualifiers. Government Refused Funding Despite government’s refusal to finance the […]

African Athletes Win Top Prizes at Boston Marathon

African Athletes Win Top Prizes at Boston Marathon

By Alie Badara Sheriff | The AfricaPaper   Two years after winning the Boston Marathon that left three people dead and several wounded, Lesisa Desisa, returned to the event yesterday to claim his second title in three years. The Prize Desisa, of Ethiopia, won the Boston event in 2013 and donated his medal to the […]

Football, Politics and Protest in Brazil

Football, Politics and Protest in Brazil

The protests on the streets of Brazilian cities are by no means anti-Brazil (or even anti-football). Rather, they are unquestionably patriotic: people believe that Brazilian public education, healthcare, and democracy should be every bit as admirable as the national football team. By Jeff Garmany | The AfricaPaper Brazil  BRAZIL  – As in many countries, Brazilians […]

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