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Sierra Leone Football Association bans 19 officials for life

The Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) has issued immediate life-time bans for 19 officials.

The sanctions are for violating SLFA and Fifa statutes concerning taking football related cases to civil courts.

The group went to court last month to seek an injunction to stop the current executive running the SLFA.

In July football’s world governing body, Fifa, indefinitely postponed the SLFA congress and elections while integrity checks were carried out.

Among those banned is Sanusi Bruski Kargbo, who had declared his intention to run against the current SLFA President Isha Johansen in the next elections.

Ms Johansen has however been indicted by the country’s Anti-Corruption Commission on six charges of abuse of office and public funds.

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