August 8, 2017 By Sahr Morris Jnr
Home-based coach of Sierra Leone national team, Leone Stars, Abu Bakarr Kamara (Tostao) has named 24-man squad as part of their preparation for the forthcoming West African Football Union (WAFU) championship in Ghana.
With the tournament scheduled to kick-off on the 9th September this year, the tactician will today August 8 commence training session at the Sierra Leone Football academy, Kingtom and Sierra Leone has already been billed to face the Super Eagles of Nigeria on the 10th September in Takoradi, Ghana.
The WAFU Cup which includes teams of the West African Football Union is making a comeback in the Africa stage and the draw for the tournament was staged in July 27 at the Labadi Beach Hotel in Accra.
This year’s editions will see 16 teams participating in a single knockout games before the winners advance to two four-team groups. Nigeria was the 2010 champions.
The 2017 WAFU Cup will be played in the cities of Sekondi-Takoradi and Cape Coast from September 9.
List of Invited players; Isaac Caulker, Prince Barrie, Mohamed Fofanah (FC Kallon), Mohamed Rogers, Tamba Marrah (East End Tigers), Unisa Pepe Koroma, Kempson Fofanah (East End Lions), Abu Suma, Yeami Dunia, George Matta (FC Johansen), Morie Allie (Bo Rangers), Abu Diaby, Alfred Sakilla (Central Parade), Nathaniel Tongo Vulla, Mohamed L. Bangura, Donald Wellington (Ports Authority), Ibrahim Fatoma (Old Edwardians), Mohamed K. Sesay, Amadu Barrie, Brima Jalloh (Wusum Stars), Mohamed Z. Bangura (Real Mark), David Kamara (Mighty Blackpool), Kabbah Tucker ( Anti-Drugs FC) and Mohamed Kamara from Kamboi Eagles.