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Sellas Tetteh officially unveiled as Sierra Leone coach

By Vincent Ashitey
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Sellas Tetteh has been officially unveiled as the new head coach for the Sierra Leone senior national team.

The Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) a fortnight ago announced the appointment of the Ghanaian manager after beating competitors during an interview.

However, a day after his appointment Government of Sierra Leone rejected his appointment as the Leone Stars coach insisting the process to appoint a new gaffer was incomplete.

But all seems to be in the past now since the issue has been resolved he has today, August 20 be unveiled along with his backroom staff at a press conference which took place at SLFA secretariat in Kingtom.

“I am happy to be back with the National team, I believe, I am with the right technical team as we are all colleagues in the football industry,” said Sellas Tetteh.

“We all have a new target, working to achieve together. Our work start today. Our vision is to get the team to qualify for major competitions.”

Furthermore, the former Liberty Professionals boss added, “I’m happy that the Government has reaffirmed their support to ensure the team qualify this time around.”

The Ghanaian trainer is making a return to the West African nation for a second stint after handling the Leone Stars between 2015 and 2017.

The 62-year-old who has rich experience in African football coached the Rwanda national team from 2010 to 2011.

In 2009, Sellas Tetteh led the Ghana U-20 to win the FIFA World Cup. He was also the assistant coach of the Black Stars from 2004 to 2008.

Technical staff

Head Coach_ Sellas Tetteh 1. Musa Kallon

Asst. coach 2. Amidu Karim

Goal keeper coach- Tamba Moses

Welfare Officer- Augustus Lawson

Team Coordinator - James Fofanah