The Administrative Secretary of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) Abubakarr Kabba has disclosed to Awoko Sports that the Sierra Leone delegation to Malaysia which took part in Merdeka Cup Football Tournament only received US $ 30,000 and not US $ 45,000.
He mentioned that the said money was handed over to the Leader of the delegation Joseph Kelfala, by their agent Wilson Raj Perumal from Singapore. He disclosed that after every match won, the U-20 football team was given the sum of US $ 10,000; to the knowledge of the Captain of the team, Salifu Samura
He pointed out that each player who went to the competition received the sum of US $ 800, as this was the decision of the executive of the Sierra Leone Football Association; adding that the amount was not US $ 1000, of which it has been alleged that he deducted the sum of US $ 200 from each player.
He revealed that the US $ 800 which was given to each player was given to them in two installations; noting that in Malaysia the players received US $ 500 and in Nigeria the balance of US $ 300.
He stated that in less than a week he was able to present his report to the executive of the Sierra Leone Football Association.