East End Lions FC

ast End Lions is a Sierra Leonean professional football club based in the capital Freetown. They play in the Sierra Leone National Premier League, the top football league in Sierra Leone. East End Lions represents the East End of Freetown, and play their home games at the National Stadium.
 
East End Lions are one of the two biggest and most successful football clubs in Sierra Leonean football history (along with their main rivalry Mighty Blackpool). The club was founded in 1928 and is one of the oldest football clubs in Sierra Leone.
 
Rivalry
 
East End Lions have an intense rivalry with fellow powerhouse Mighty Blackpool who have won the National League 10 times. When these two clubs play each other at the national stadium in Freetown, tickets are often sold out; there is usually a heavy police present to prevent clashes between their supporters,
 
Achievements
 
Sierra Leone League: 11
1977, 1980, 1985, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1997, 1999, 2005, 2009, 2010.
Sierra Leonean FA Cup: 3
1965 1973, 1980, 1989.
Performance in CAF competitions[edit]
 
CAF Champions League: 4 appearances
1998 - Preliminary Round
2006 - Preliminary Round
2010 - Preliminary Round
2011 - Preliminary Round
African Cup of Champions Clubs: 3 appearances
1981: First Round
1986: withdrew in Preliminary Round
1994: First Round
CAF Cup: 1 appearance
1992 - First Round
CAF Cup Winners' Cup: 1 appearance
1990 - Second Round
 
Squad (2011-12)
 
Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
 
No. Position Player
Sierra Leone GK Alhaji Conteh
Sierra Leone GK Mohamed Jalloh
Sierra Leone GK Mohamed Kanú
Sierra Leone DF Mohamed Bah
Sierra Leone DF Kai Gborie
Sierra Leone DF Issa Kamara
Sierra Leone DF Ibrahim Kamara
Sierra Leone DF Ibrahim Kargbo
Sierra Leone DF Abu Sesay
Sierra Leone DF Mohamed Rogers
Sierra Leone DF Samuel Sesay
Sierra Leone MF Musa Sesay
Sierra Leone MF Alimamy "Okomi" Sesay
No. Position Player
Sierra Leone MF Amara Kamara
Sierra Leone MF Aljaji Samuels
Sierra Leone MF Mohamed Fofanah
Sierra Leone FW Abdulai Bundu
Sierra Leone FW Amudu Conteh
Sierra Leone FW Mustapha Conteh
Sierra Leone FW David Conteh
Sierra Leone FW Alia Fofanah
Sierra Leone FW Seray Jah
Sierra Leone FW Dauda Kanú
Sierra Leone FW Sidique Mansaray
Sierra Leone FW Foday Samura
Notable former players[edit]
 
Sierra Leone Thomas Apomah
Sierra Leone Simeon Awuah
Sierra Leone Kofi Badu
Sierra Leone Samuel Barlay
Sierra Leone Banga Boy
Sierra Leone William Sango "Doma Doma" Domingo
Sierra Leone John Dumbuya
Sierra Leone Ismael Dyfan
Sierra Leone Lewis Henry
Sierra Leone John "Little John" Johnson[disambiguation needed]
Sierra Leone Brima "Attunga" Kamara
Sierra Leone Joseph Kamara
Sierra Leone Kassim
Sierra Leone Ibrahim "Junior Parade" Koroma
Sierra Leone Atto Mensah
Sierra Leone Ben Morthey
Sierra Leone Umaru Rahman
Sierra Leone Amidu Sesay
Sierra Leone Mustapha Sama
Sierra Leone Gbessay Sesay
Sierra Leone Joseph Toby
Sierra Leone Gibrilla Woobay
 
Premier Table Position: 
5
Competition(s): 
Premier League