The Former Leone Stars Captain and also former Monaco and Inter Milan forward, Mohamed Kallon is expected to quit football in 2010.
After a career spanning almost two decades he has contribute a lot to the development of football in the country
After plying his trade all over the world, Kallon is ready to take a rest.
“I believe that in two years I would call it a day,” he said. “I have achieved many of my dreams through this game and wish to pursue other things,” said the 29-year-old forward, who now plays for Al-Shaab in the UAE after he was released by Greek club AEK Athens in May.
Kallon gave his biggest hint yet that he would call time on a career that has seen him feature for clubs like Inter Milan and Monaco.
The attacker also recently stepped down as Captain of the Sierra Leone National Team; as the Leone Stars have failed to qualify for the final round of the qualifying tournament for the 2010 World Cup, after they lost 4-1 to Nigeria in Abuja and finished third in Group Four with seven points.
He has also ruled out the possibility of becoming a Coach when he hangs his boots while he refused to comment on pursuing a career in politics.
“Let’s just wait and see when the time comes but one thing is for sure – I can never be a Coach,” he said.
Kallon is the main benefactor of the Leone Stars and has often spent his own money for the upkeep of the team.
Besides huge investments in radio and newspaper in his native country, he is also the owner of Kallon FC, a premier side that won the country’s league crown in 2006.