SLFA president reacts to Southern Region tussle

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November 25, 2015 By Sahr Morris Jr.

President of Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA), Isha Johansen, has reacted to the ugly incident on Monday which saw staff members of the FA beaten by football officials and local youth in Pujehun, Southern Province.

In a statements released by the FA’s media department yesterday, Madam Johansen said she was shocked at the continuous physical abuse of her staff and that she was ready to ensure that action is taken against the perpetrators.

“I’m appalled by this continuous physical abuse on our staff and in our premise and therefore as Head of the SLFA, I’ll do all in my capacity to ensure that the culprits are brought to book. They must pay for their actions against these fine gentlemen,” Madam Johansen was quoted as saying in the release.

Meanwhile, the release stated that the SLFA officials, Vice President Brima Mazola Kamara, Ex Officio member Alie Badara Tarawallie, Education Officer Abdulraman Swarray and Head of Competitions Sorie Ibrahim Sesay were on their way to Freetown from Pujehun district on a regularisation drive, when the incedent occurred.

The matter is said to have been reported to the Bo Police Station, where medical forms were issued for further medical examination.