Former Sierra Leone national team, Leone Stars captain, Abu Bakarr Tostao Kamara has been appointed as head coach of the country’s national home based team.
Former, Leone Stars Captain, East End Lions and Al Ismaili defender was named head coach of the home-based team and given the task to prepare the team for both the Champion of African Nations (CHAN) tournament and the West African Football Union (WAFU) competition.
Kamara’s first assignment will be against Senegal in the first round of the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifying campaign.
The home-based Leone Stars will host the Lions of Teranga in Freetown on the weekend of 14-16th July in the first-leg, while the second-leg will take place the following weekend in Dakar. The winner of the double legged tie will face the winners of the Guinea-Bissau and Guinea clash in the second round, with the first leg billed to take place between 11th and 13th August, while the return leg would take place the following weekend.
Already 30 players listed below have been invited for training session which will commence today at the Sierra Leone Football Academy grounds.
1. Unisa Koroma - East End Lions
2. Mohamed Rogers- East End Tigers
3. Issac Caulker- FC Kallon
4. Ibrahim Bangura- SL Police
5. Didi- RLSAF
6. Yeami Dunya- FC Johansen
7. Kempson Fofanah- East End Lions
8. Yusufu Koroma- East End Tigers
9. Morie- Kamboi Eagles
10. Suma Abu- FC Johansen
11. David Janneh- RSLAF
12. Lacio- FC Kallon
13. Auwa- Ports Authority
14. Alfred Sakila- Central Parade
15. John Caulker- Blackpool
16. Mohamed Z. Kargbo- Real Mark
17. Abedi Abu Kanu- Blackpool
18. Gibrilla Osu- FC Kallon
19. George Matta- FC Johansen
20. Abdul Bangura- FC Johansen
21. Donald Wellington- East End Lions
22. Kabba Tucker- Anti Drugs
23. Mark- Freetown City Council
24. Issac Davies- Black Pool
25. Abu Komeh- FC Kallon
26. Kwami Quee- FC Johansen
27. Abdul Dul- East End Tigers
28. Prince Barrie- FC Kallon
29. Alimamy Kamara- RSLAF
30. Abu Bakarr Mansarray- Old Edwardians
By: Sahr Morris Jr.