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Sports News of Tuesday, 9 October 2018


Sierra Leone to arrive today after government reaches agreement with FIFA

The Leone Stars are expected in Ghana today The Leone Stars are expected in Ghana today

The Leone Stars are expected in Ghana today after the Sierra Leonean Football Association came into agreement with government of the county to reinstall FA members on the interim.

FIFA handed Sierra Leone an indefinite ban after the government decided to impeach and remove FA President Aisha Johassen together with General Secretary Christopher Kamara for alleged corrupt practices.

This ultimately did not go down well with FIFA who described it as government interference hence placing a ban on Sierra Leone.

However a meeting on Monday saw government coming into conclusion to appeal to FIFA to lift the ban after agreeing to reinstate FA members on the interim to a decision is taken after a meeting between a delegation and FIFA. reliable sources reveal the Leone stars will touch down in the country on Tuesday for the game at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium after an official communication was sent to FIFA about the latest decision.

Meanwhile the Black Stars are currently in Kumasi preparing for the game as they held their first training session on Monday afternoon with just nine players with the rest expected today.