June 10, 205 By Shar Morris Jr.
Sierra Leone and Columbus Crew striker, Kei Kamara, has been named in the national team, Leone Stars squad for this weekend 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying clash against Sudan in Khartoum.
Kamara, who is currently the U.S. Major League Soccer (MLS) leading goal-scorer with 10 goals, was earlier reported to be missing out from the squad.
However, the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) media officer, Abu Bakarr Kamara, on Monday June 8 confirmed the player’s inclusion, bringing the number of invited professional players to five – Mustapha Bangura (unattached), Umaru Bangura (Dinamo Minsk), John Kamara (PAS Lamia) and Mohamed ‘Medo’ Kamara (Bolton Wanderers).
Meanwhile, the SLFA on Sunday travelled to Khartoum with a 26-man delegation, which comprises 10 officials and 16 home-based players.
Below is the list of players and officials:
1. Mustapha Bangura (Unattached)
2. Capt. Umaru Bangura (Dinamo Minsk)
3. John Kamara (PAS Lamia, Greece)
4. Mohamed Kamara (Bolton Wanderers, England)
5. Kei Kamara (Columbus Crew, USA)
6. Mohamed Kamanor
7. Ibrahim Kamara
8. Kwame Quee
9. Abu Suma
10. Abdul Bangura
11. Kabiru Mansaray
12. Ibrahim Bah
13. Yeami Dunia
14. Ibrahim Sorie Barrie
15. Sallieu Tarawallie
16. Osman Y. Kamara
17. Abu Bakarr Mansaray
18. Christian Moses
19. Unisa Conteh
20. Unisa Koroma
21. Badara Kella Jr.
Brima Manzola Kamara – Head of delegation
Harold Nat Johnson – Team Manager
Sorie Ibrahim Sesay – Secretariat Staff
Jebboh Sherrington – Head Coach
Charlie Wright – Assistant Coach
Joseph Toby – Assistant Coach
Tamba Moses – Goalkeeping Coach
Mohamed Bowen Freeman – Fitness Coach
Abdul Karim Labay – Doctor
Hon. Saidu Barber Kamara – Parliamentary Sports Committee Rep