SLFA president named on CAF Standing Committee


June 4, 2015 By Sahr Morris Jr.

Embattled president of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA), Madam Isha Johansen, has been named amongst 14 others in the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Organizing Committee for management of CAF clubs licensing system.

Johansen, Tombi A. Roko of Cameroon, Pierre Gondo of Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana’s Mathew Narh Doe and Nigeria’s Al Hadj Sani Lulu were the five West Africans named to serve as members of the committee, which will be headed by Constant Omari Selemani of D.R. Congo and Suketu Patel of Seychelles as the vice-president.

The SLFA boss was not the only Sierra Leonean official named in a committee as the association’s general secretary, Christopher Abdul Kamara, was also included in the CAF disciplinary board, which is headed by Raymond Hack of South Africa and Elvis Chetty of Seychelles as vice-President.

Other members include Angola Francisco Carvalho Neto, Mulindahabi Jean of Rwanda, Samugabo Mustapha of Burundi, Gbenga Elegbeleye of Nigeria, Ahmad Mohamed Megahed Osman of Egypt and Ghana’s Justice Anin Yeboah.

According to a release from the CAF, the 24 standing committees’ mandates will run from 2015-2017.