After 26 years of absence, Sierra Leone is back in the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations, hoping to go beyond the group stage this time.

Nickname: Leone Stars

Participation No. 3

Records: Group stage (1994, 1996)

Sierra Leone National Team


Sierra Leone 1-1 Lesotho

Benin 1-0 Sierra Leone

Nigeria 4-4 Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone 0-0 Nigeria

Lesotho 0-0 Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone 1-0 Benin

Sierra Leone National Team Coach John Keister and the Minister of Sports

Coach: John Keister

Country: Sierra Leone

Date of Birth: 11.11.1970 

“This will be Sierra Leone’s third participation in the finals We are going to play in a tough group against big teams, but we will try to put on a good face and represent our colors with dignity.”


Players to watch:

Sulaiman Kaikai (26) Winger, Wycombe Wanderers (England)

Alhaji Camara (27) Forward, SFC Randers (Denmark)

Osman Kakay (24) Defender, Queens Park Rangers (England)

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