Minister of Sports Ibrahim Nyelenkeh has confirmed to pressmen in Conakry that President Bio’s Government fully supported the National Football Team ahead of their decisive AFCON qualifying encounter with Benin.
“The promise of His Excellency President Dr. Brigadier Rtd. Julius Maada Bio of $10,000 plus a plot of land for each player if they win and qualify Leone Stars to AFCON 2022 against the Squirrels of Benin still stands”, Minister Nyelenkeh said.
Executive Director of National Sports Authority Dr. Kenneth Brima expressed his delight, describing the support from government as massive for sports development in the country.
“The Government of President Bio has supported sports more than any other government in the history of Sierra Leone”, Dr. Brima stressed.