The late Brima Attouga Kamara who passed away on July 7, 1999 in Egypt will be remembered today Monday 7th July 2014 for the first time since his death 15 years ago.
In that vein, the Sierra Leone Football Association will join the late man’s daughter, Kadijatu Kamara and family to commemorate the 15th Anniversary of the death of a football legend whose legacies in the realm of goalkeeping is still a shining memory to football fans in the country.
Plans are afoot for two of the country’s local football clubs he played for, Mighty Blackpool and East End Lions to play a memorial match to commemorate the day. It is expected that there will be a match also between two sets of players he played with during the 80s and early 90s.
Meanwhile, Abubakarr Kamara, a member of the FA’s Media Committee has informed that because the day has fallen on a Monday, all memorial matches will be played on 12th July 2014 at the football Academy at Kingtom.
He said proceeds of the matches and donations from well wishers will go to the Attouga family. The called on football fans across Freetown, to join in the commemoration as a show of respect to the late football legend and an appreciation of his contribution to the promotion of Sierra Leone’s football at both local and international levels.
By Bernard Turay
Monday July 07, 2014