Chairman of the Sierra Leone Football Association’s (SLFA) Membership Committee, Idrissa Mago Tarawallie was on Tuesday March 21st inaugurated with the newly elected Western Area Football Association (WAFA) Executive.
Before the official ceremony, the SLFA membership chairman, charged the new WAFA executive members whom he described as unique team to bring their wealth of experience in the realization of promoting the game.
He said “Let me urge you all and the rest of the football family that we must now concentrate on development issues towards the growth of the game. I hope all of us will be prepared to work and make the game great again.”
The Deputy Sports Minister, Ishmael Al Sankoh Conteh advised the new WAFA body to utilize the purpose of football during their reign in administration adding that the game is a way of life and a means of providing opportunities for all.
Foday Turay, the WAFA chairman elect in an addendum to the statement s of the Deputy Sports Minister said; football has very great economic, educational impact in society. He said his administration will take a different approach towards the improvement of the game within his region.
Giving his keynote address, the Minister of Sports, Ahmed Khanou implored the newly elected executive and the WAFA membership to continue building on the reconciliation process within the football family.
“We hope the peace in WAFA will be extended to the national football arena,” Khanou said.
The newly inaugurated executive includes; Foday Turay –chairman, Pastor Philip Buck-Vice Chairman, Augustine Kambo- treasurer, Abir Bangura, Abu Malay Conteh, Junisa Tony Kallon and Ahmed Samba Turay- ex-offico members.
By: Sahr Morris Jr.