Vision

The Vision is to establish an organized and efficient machinery for the promotion and development of Sports, equipped with the professional manpower, resources, equipment and facilities that will enhance nationwide participation to ensure sporting excellence and the physical health and wellbeing of the youths and young adults and to engender the spirit of healthy competition, unity and love amongst the citizenry.

Mandate

The mandate of the Ministry of sports is to design and develop appropriate policies and programmes that will ensure and promote Sports throughout the Country.

Mission

The Mission is to design and develop appropriate policies and programmes that will ensure, and promote Sports throughout the Country; to promote the physical and psychological wellbeing of Sierra Leoneans, to develop the capacity of youths and young adults engaged in Sports to attain excellence at national and international competitions, and to engender the spirit of healthy competition, unity and love among the citizenry.

Objectives of MOS

Promote School and institutional Sports development and competitions at District, Provincial and National level.

Ensure that sports is an integral part of the curriculum of educational institutions at all levels (Nursery, Primary, Secondary and Tertiary);

Develop athletes, coaches, technical officials, sports medical practitioners, as well as sports administrators to achieve sustainable progress in the promotion of sports;

Encourage mass participation in sports and recreation with a view to using exercise for the improvement of the general health and fitness of citizens;

Attract major international sporting events to Sierra Leone and exploit their benefits for tourism and the economy;

To promote gender equality in most sporting activities and training programmes.

 

Encourage private sector investment in all sectors of sports;

Who We Are

Core Functions of the Ministry Of Sports

(i) Coordinate and facilitate implementation of Sports Development programmes as initiated by the National Sporting Associations.

(ii) Adopt and approve standards of coaching, administration and management in all areas of sport delivery in line with international best practice in Sports.

(iii) Forge links with international Sport bodies and technical cooperation assistance bodies

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