Ghanaian trainer Sellas Tetteh has been appointed the head coach of the Sierra Leone national team with immediate effect.

In a press release, the Sierra Leonian FA stated that ”After a thorough interview process by the Sierra Leone Football Association Head Coach Recruitment Committee and based on scores earned by the various candidates, the Executive Committee of the Football Association wishes to announce to the general public and the football family the appointment of Mr. Sellas Tetteh Teivi as the Head Coach of the National Senior Team (Leone Stars).”

The newly appointed coach is expected to assume office and take up his duties within the next 48 hours.

Coach Tetteh has the freedom to appoint his backroom coaching staff according to the press release.

This is a second stint for the 62-year-old with the Leone Stars. Tetteh is returning to the West African country after serving as caretaker coach between 2015 and 2016.

Tetteh had coached the Rwandan national team, Ghanian under 17 and 23 before now.

By Uche Dozie
Twitter: @uchedozie3