By Omolagba Oluwayemi
Football Writer, kick442.com-Nigeria
Sierra Leone’s National U-17 team arrived the capital City of Guinea-Conakry yesterday where they had their pre-MRI test before departing for the West Africa Football Union (WAFU) Zone A U17 AFCON Qualifiers to be hosted in Senegal.
Twenty-four players and eleven officials made the journey to Guinea by road. The players completed their MRI test yesterday and the results will be made available to the delegation on today, 3rd February 2021.
Sierra Leone under-17 team are expected to leave Guinea for Senegal today 3rd February 2021 to participate in the WAFU U-17 competition which will kick-start on Friday 5th February 2021, in Senegal.
Six Nations including host Senegal, Mali, Mauritania, Guinea-Bissau, Gambia, and Sierra Leone within West Africa Zone A will partake in the tournament.
Sierra Leone is drawn in group B alongside Guinea-Bissau and Mali, with their first match bill to take place on Friday the 5th February against Guinee Bissau at Stade Lat Dior, Thiés at 17:00 Gmt.
Sierra Leone who lost the right to host the WAFU U-17 tournament to Senegal because of Covid-19 and the curfew announced by the government to help curtail the spread of the coronavirus, will be led by Raymond Samuel Lewis (Head Coach) and Harold Nat-Johnson who is a member of the Sierra Leone Football Association Executive Committee will serve as the head of the delegation for the WAFU under-17.
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