Tuesday, 26 October 2021 10:22 GMT

FIFA suspends Sierra Leone Football Association


(MENAFN FIFA, the world football governing body, reached a decision to ban Sierra Leone from participating in all international games, effective immediately.

The governing body explained the decision to have been taken due to government meddling in activities of the football association of Sierra Leone.

In a statement, FIFA announced: "the Bureau of the FIFA Council decided today to suspend the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) with immediate effect due to government interference."

It comes after the country's Minister of Sports received a letter from FIFA raising alarm on the dismissal of the SLFA President Isha Johanssen and General Secretary Chris Kamara.

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