Sierra Leone Football
As part of its build up to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, the Iran national football team known as Team Melli will battle it out with the Sierra Leone national team, Leone Stars, in a FIFA/AFC/CAF sanctioned friendly encounter in Tehran on Saturday March 17
The Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran announced in a statement on Sunday evening that the game has been scheduled for March 17, and will kick off at 3:30 p.m. local time (1200 GMT) at Azadi Stadium in western Tehran.
On the 13th of April 2016 at the Sierra Leone Football Association Secretariat Conference Hall, Chairman of the Match-Fixing Commission, Rtd Major Palo Conteh together with the Legal Counsel to the three-man committee, Lawyer Drucil Taylor held a press conference informing the media about the commencement of the long awaited and much speculated match-fixing allegations and inquiry which was to follow.
The World Football governing body (FIFA) has in a strongly worded letter dated 11th December 2015 issued a stern warning to the National Sports Council asking them to withdraw the dissolution of the Isha Johansen led executive and allow its staff have access to its offices at Kingtom by Wednesday December 16 or face an immediate ban.