Sports News of Tuesday, 20 August 2019
Ghana U-20 World Cup winning coach, Sellas Tetteh, has been unveiled head coach of the Sierra Leone National Team, despite an initial rejection of his appointment by the country’s Sports Ministry.
The Executive of the Sierra Leone Football Association together with the Ministry of Sports unveiled the newly appointed head coach of Leone Stars Sellas Tetteh and his back room staff at the Football Association Secretariat in Freetown on Tuesday.
“I am happy to be back with the National team, I believe, I am with the right technical team as we are all colleagues in the football industry.”
“We all have a new target, working to achieve together. Our work start today. Our vision is to get the team to qualify for major competitions.”
Furthermore, the former Liberty Professionals boss added, “I’m happy that the Government has reaffirmed their support to ensure the team qualify this time around.”
Director of Sports Kenneth Brima reassured the government commitment to promote, support and develop all sports.
“What we did for the domestic league is a clear manifestation of government commitment.”
“As a government, we are going to support our national teams to success. We will always support as football is a key element to national development.”
“I have waited for this opportunity long ago I am ready to work for the interest of Sierra Leone. I am happy government, and FA partnering to ensure things work out smoothly,” Musa Kallon, the Sierra Leone U-17 technician during the 2003 Fifa World Cup noted.
Head Coach_ Sellas Tetteh
Asst.coach 1. Musa Kallon
Asst. coach 2. Amidu Karim
Goal keeper coach- Tamba Moses
Welfare Officer- Augustus Lawson
Team Coordinator_ James Fofanah