Sierra Leone unveil Sillas Tetteh as Stars head coach

Ghana U-20 World Cup winning coach, Sellas Tetteh, has been unveiled head coach of the Sierra Leone National Team, despite an initial rejection of his appointment by the country’s Sports Ministry.

The Executive of the Sierra Leone Football Association together with the Ministry of Sports unveiled the newly appointed head coach of Leone Stars Sellas Tetteh and his back room staff at the Football Association Secretariat in Freetown on Tuesday.

“I am happy to be back with the National team, I believe, I am with the right technical team as we are all colleagues in the football industry.”

“We all have a new target, working to achieve together. Our work start today. Our vision is to get the team to qualify for major competitions.”

Furthermore, the former Liberty Professionals boss added,

“I’m happy that the Government has reaffirmed their support to ensure the team qualify this time around.”

Director of Sports Kenneth Brima reassured the government commitment to promote, support and develop all sports.

“What we did for the domestic league is a clear manifestation of government commitment.”

“As a government, we are going to support our national teams to success. We will always support as football is a key element to national development.”

“I have waited for this opportunity long ago I am ready to work for the interest of Sierra Leone. I am happy government, and FA partnering to ensure things work out smoothly,” Musa Kallon, the Sierra Leone U-17 technician during the 2003 Fifa World Cup noted.

Technical staff

Head Coach – Sellas Tetteh

Asst.coach 1. Musa Kallon

Asst. coach 2. Amidu Karim

Goal keeper coach- Tamba Moses

Welfare Officer- Augustus Lawson

Team Coordinator – James Fofanah

Source: Citinewsroom.com

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