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Sierra Leone
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Leone Stars
Association Sierra Leone
Football Association
Confederation CAF (Africa)
Head coach Ahmed Kanu
Captain Mohamed Kallon
Most caps Musa Kallon
Top scorer Mohamed Kallon (19)
Home stadium National Stadium
FIFA code SLE
FIFA ranking 138
Highest FIFA ranking 51 (January 1996)
Lowest FIFA ranking 172 (September 2007)
Elo ranking 142
Home colours
Away colours
First international
Flag of British Colonial Nigeria.svg Nigeria 2 - 0 Sierra Leone Ng westafricasettlements.png
(Lagos, Nigeria; 8 October 1949)
Biggest win
Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 5 - 1 Niger Niger
(Freetown, Sierra Leone; March 7, 1976)
Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 5 - 1 Niger Niger
(Freetown, Sierra Leone; June 3, 1995)
Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 4 - 0 São Tomé and Príncipe São Tomé and Príncipe
(Freetown, Sierra Leone; April 22, 2000)
Biggest defeat
Mali Mali 6 - 0 Sierra Leone Sierra Leone
(Bamako, Mali; June 17, 2007)
African Nations Cup
Appearances 2 (First in 1994)
Best result Round 1, 1994, 1996

The Sierra Leone national football team, nicknamed the Leone Stars, is the national team of Sierra Leone and is controlled by the Sierra Leone Football Association. They have never qualified for the World Cup.

Contents

Sierra Leone Football Achievements

Amilcar Cabral Cup :
  • 2 Times Champion (1993, 1995)
  • 2 Times Runners-up

World Cup record

African Nations Cup record

Current squad

No. Pos. Player DoB (Age) Caps Goals Club
GK Patrick Bantamoi 24 May 1986 (1986-05-24) (age 23) 0 0 Finland FC Inter Turku
1 GK Christian Caulker 25 December 1988 (1988-12-25) (age 21) 12 0 Sierra Leone Kallon F.C.
12 GK Michael Tommy 30 June 1979 (1979-06-30) (age 30) 18 0 Costa Rica Municipal Liberia
12 GK Solomon Yambassu 16 September 1983 (1983-09-16) (age 26) 15 0 Sierra Leone East End Lions
12 GK Komba Yomba 24 August 1977 (1977-08-24) (age 32) 31 0 Sierra Leone Diamond Stars
2 DF Ahmed Deen 30 June 1985 (1985-06-30) (age 24) 10 0 England Barnet
6 DF Ibrahim Kargbo 10 April 1982 (1982-04-10) (age 27) 27 0 Netherlands Willem II
15 MF Sahr Lahai 1 April 1984 (1984-04-01) (age 25) 5 0 Cyprus Ethnikos
DF Sidney Kargbo 1 July 1986 (1986-07-01) (age 23) 8 0 Belgium FC Brussels
15 DF Kewullay Conteh 31 December 1977 (1977-12-31) (age 32) 33 7 Italy Grosseto
DF Osman Yunis 13 March 1982 (1982-03-13) (age 28) 14 0 Sierra Leone Ports Authority
3 DF Pasafa Mustapha Sama 31 October 1979 (1979-10-31) (age 30) 34 2 United States Carolina RailHawks
DF Alpha Sumoi Lansana 14 October 1980 (1980-10-14) (age 29) 12 0 Sierra Leone Ports Authority
DF Sarway Dollar 19 July 1988 (1988-07-19) (age 21) 4 0 Sierra Leone Mighty Blackpool
DF Ibrahim Koroma 17 May 1989 (1989-05-17) (age 20) 9 0 Sweden Motala AIF
DF Albert Cole 7 July 1981 (1981-07-07) (age 28) 18 0 Norway Raufoss IL
13 MF Julius Gibrilla Wobay 17 May 1984 (1984-05-17) (age 25) 25 12 Romania FC Universitatea Craiova
10 FW Sahr Senesie 20 June 1985 (1985-06-20) (age 24) 0 0 Germany SV Eintracht Trier 05
13 MF Rodney Strasser 30 March 1990 (1990-03-30) (age 19) 0 0 Italy A.C. Milan
7 MF Samuel Barlay 9 September 1986 (1986-09-09) (age 23) 15 1 Finland IFK Mariehamn
8 MF Ibrahim Khalil Tahini 25 July 1987 (1987-07-25) (age 22) 5 2 Sweden Bunkeflo IF
11 MF Sheriff Suma 12 October 1986 (1986-10-12) (age 23) 11 6 Cyprus Ermis Aradippou
11 MF Nahim Khadi, Jr. 16 August 1979 (1979-08-16) (age 30) 20 7 England Dartford
11 MF Albert Jarrett 23 October 1984 (1984-10-23) (age 25) 5 0 England Barnet
17 MF Umaru Bangura 7 October 1987 (1987-10-07) (age 22) 13 1 Norway Hønefoss
MF Mohamed Kamara 11 November 1987 (1987-11-11) (age 22) 2 0 Finland HJK Helsinki
17 MF Lennox Kanu 29 November 1983 (1983-11-29) (age 26) 12 3 Norway Stavanger IF
7 MF Alimamy Sesay 24 April 1987 (1987-04-24) (age 22) 5 1 Sierra Leone Kallon F.C.
7 MF Emerson Samba 5 March 1987 (1987-03-05) (age 23) 7 0 Sierra Leone Mighty Blackpool
11 MF Alhassan Bangura 24 January 1988 (1988-01-24) (age 22) 1 0 England Blackpool
MF Warren John Kanu 1 January 1983 (1983-01-01) (age 27) 12 0 United States Cleveland City Stars
5 MF Albert Foday 27 April 1985 (1985-04-27) (age 24) 8 2 Sierra Leone Kallon F.C.
FW Kei Kamara 1 September 1984 (1984-09-01) (age 25) 4 0 United States Kansas City Wizards
10 FW Mohamed Kallon Captain sports.svg 6 October 1979 (1979-10-06) (age 30) 28 19 Sierra Leone Kallon F.C.
9 FW Paul Kpaka 7 August 1981 (1981-08-07) (age 28) 15 7 Belgium K.F.C. Germinal Beerschot
12 FW Sam Obi Metzger 19 September 1987 (1987-09-19) (age 22) 2 0 Finland PP-70
15 MF Mustapha Bangura 24 October 1989 (1989-10-24) (age 20) 5 1 Cyprus Apollon Limassol
FW Sallieu Bundu 1 January 1984 (1984-01-01) (age 26) 4 0 United States Carolina RailHawks FC
FW Sidique Mansaray 23 July 1980 (1980-07-23) (age 29) 12 2 Sierra Leone East End Lions
FW Ibrahim Teteh Bangura 27 December 1989 (1989-12-27) (age 20) 1 0 United States Cleveland City Stars

Former coaches

  • France Raymond Zarpanelian (1993-1994)
  • Sweden Roger Palmgren (1995-1996)
  • Sierra Leone Sam Obi Metzger (1997)
  • Sierra Leone John Sherrington (2006)
  • Sierra Leone Ahmed Kanu (2007-)
  • Sierra Leone Christian Cole
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Simple English

Sierra Leone
Association Sierra Leone Football Association
Confederation CAF
Coach Ahmed Kanu
Most caps Musa Kallon ()
Top scorer Mohamed Kallon (10)
World Cup
Appearances 0

Sierra Leone national football team is the national football team of Sierra Leone.


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