FIFA Development Manager for West and Central Africa- El Hadj Wack Diop has today Wednesday, September 1 arrived in Freetown to conduct an inspection tour on the five proposed SLFA Artificial Turf Project sites –
*SLFA Academy Grounds, Approved School Playing Field in Freetown, Lungi Playing Field, Port Loko Mini Stadium and the Bo Coronation Field.
It could be recalled that the Sierra Leone Football Association through its former boss
*Madam Isha Johansen
* had officially announced the said FIFA approved projects, which have now been endorsed by the new SLFA President – Thomas Daddy Brima and his Executive Committee. This inspection by the FIFA Development Manager, Diop, is to finalize the necessary arrangements and technicalities to ensure the commencement of work on the said sites. Meanwhile, amidst controversies around the ownership of the Approved School Playing Field the SLFA represented by its Vice President 2 Ali Badara Tarawallie, Executive Committee Member- Sorie M. Jalloh, Director of Corporate Affairs- Mohamed Benson Bawoh and Director of Media and Marketing-
Ibrahim Kamara yesterday August 31st held fruitful talks with the Minister of Social Welfare, Madam Baidu Dassama at her New England Office for a possible transfer of ownership of the said property to the SLFA for its development.