Sierra Leone FA elects new president after years of pain, delays

Outgoing SLFA president Isha Johansen.

Photo credit: File | AFP

What you need to know:

  • While announcing her decision to step down, Johansen said she had to concentrate on her new role as a Fifa Council member which requires her to play “a higher level and more active role” as global ambassador for football.
  • Johansen was also recently elected into the executive of the African football governing body, CAF.

The Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) has elected a new president, after three years of delay caused by rancor among football stakeholders.

Welcome!

You're all set to enjoy unlimited Prime content.