President of the Sierra Leone Athletics Association (SLAA) Abdul Karim Sesay has heaps praise government for their financial supports ahead of Niger Athletics Championship
The championship is to be held in Niamey on the 25th, 26th& 2th July 2019. Speaking to Exclusive Sports, Mr. Abdul Karim Sesay said the government, executive and the entire coaching staff are extremely excited for the cooperation of the minister and his deputy ahead of the championship.
He said: “I love our depth, which is another indication of the depth of talents this national team is blessed with. We’ve got a great mix of talents in both field and track,” said Karim. He added that the selected athletes are mentally and physically prepared for the challenges ahead.
Fatmata `Awolo` said: “I’m anxious to get on the track, and along with my great coach and team mates to start the hard work ahead of the championship,” said Fatmata `Awolo`,.
“Looking at this team, our overall balance is what strikes me. We are mentally prepared to challenges the likes of Nigeria, Ghana and host Niger,” she lamented. We have great athletes and we are optimistic of bringing gold and silver medals for our beloved country”.
Below are the names officials and athletes selected
|1||MR. ABDUL KARIM SESA||PRESIDENT|
|2||MR. IDRIS HAMZA KAMARA||ADMIN. SECRETARY|
|3||MRS. AUGUSTA JAMES-TEIMA||FEMALE COACH|
|4||MR. ALIMAMY ALIM KAMARA||MALE COACH|
|SELECTED ATHLETES BASED ON QUALIFICATION|
|NO||SENIORS (FEMALE)||UNDER 20|
|1||HASSANATU LABOUR||FATMATA J. BANGURA|
|2||FATMATA AWOLO||NAMISSA JOHNNY|
|3||MARY THOMAS TARAWALLY||KADIATU KANU|
|4||WOSANATU LABOUR||JANE KARGBO|
|5||ISATU TURAY||MARY KAMARA|
|NO||SENIORS (MALE)||UNDER 20|
|1||ALPHA B. KAMARA||IBRAHIM M. BANGURA|
|2||AYA GRAY||JULIUS B. KALOKOH|
|3||OSMAN CHALLEY||AMIDU DUMBUYA|
|4||ALHAJI M. BANGURA||IBRAHIM KOROMA|
|5||MOHAMED CONTEH||KALIE SESAY|