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FIFA confirms monitoring situation

September 25, 2017 By Sahr Morris Jnr


Just a day after the Sierra Leone Anti- Corruption Commission (ACC) indicted the President of the Sierra Leone Football Association, Isha Johansen and Secretary General, Chris Kamara, the world football governing body, (FIFA) has noted that they are monitoring the situation.

In an exclusive interview with Concord Times ace sports reporter, the FIFA media department admitted they are aware of the situation in the country and are “monitoring the situation”.

“We are currently monitoring the matter. We have no further comment at this stage. If you wish to quote FIFA, please simply attribute this to a FIFA spokesperson,” a reply from the world football governing body reads as they refused to make further comment on the issue.

Johansen and Kamara were both indicted by the ACC on six counts charges of abuse of office and misappropriation of public funds and are to make their first appearance in court on 30th October, 2017.

The SLFA and its members have engaged in an unending scuffle since Johansen was elected in a controversial polling on August 3rd,  2013.Members opposed  to her election are still standing on their grounds that she was illegally elected and were not in favour of her administration.

Meanwhile, a FIFA task-force headed by Liberia’s Football Association president, Musa Bility, is expected this week in Freetown to conduct FIFA integrity check before an elective congress.

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