The Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) has on March 27, 2024 officially unveiled ten Sierra Leonean referees, including four women and six men, who have been selected for the 2024 list of FIFA international referees. The announcement was made today at the federation’s secretariat, recognizing the officials’ hard work and professionalism.

The FIFA selected referees include; Assistant Referees- Mohamed K. Koroma, Alhaji Musa Kabia, Umu Marrah, Rashid M. Conteh, Aminata Fullah and Central Referees- Mohamed K. Koroma, Alhaji Musa Kabia, Umu Marrah, Rashid M. Conteh and Aminata Fullah.

Vice President 1 Harold Nat-Johnson expressed great delight at the rapid growth of female referees in Sierra Leone, noting that the country previously did not have a quartet of female referees but now boasts four, including two center referees and two assistant referees.

“We are proud of the progress our referees have made,” said Nat-Johnson. “Their selection for the FIFA list is a testament to their dedication and skill.” He assured the referees of the federation’s unwavering support for their welfare and growth, promising more courses to be conducted across the country at all levels.

The unveiling ceremony was attended by acting General Secretary Mohamed Benson Bawoh, Executive Committee member Brima Jalloh, Chairman of the Referees Committee Alhaji M.A Sesay, and Head of the Referees department Foray A-E Marah. Their presence underscored the SLFA’s commitment to developing referees in Sierra Leone and ensuring they receive the necessary support and training to excel at the international level.



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