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Sierra Leone have been disqualified from the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign due to government interference in the the country's football association.
The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has confirmed that the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between Kenya and Sierra Leone will not take place in Nairobi on Sunday.
The Confederations of African Football (Caf) has cancelled back-to-back 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers between Ghana and Sierra Leone this month.
Sierra Leone may have gifted Ghana Black Stars six points in two African Nations Cup qualifiers scheduled for Kumasi on Thursday and Freetown next Monday.
"The suspension will be lifted once the SLFA and its recognised leadership have confirmed to Fifa that the SLFA administration, premises, accounts and communication channels are under their control once again," Fifa said.
Fifa has warned Sierra Leone it risks an international ban following the decision to overturn the leadership of the football association.
Sierra Leone face the prospect of a ban from international competition by FIFA after the country’s Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) followed through on a threat to raid the offices of its football association on Tuesday.
The Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) says it will be submitting a draft of its new statutes for Fifa's approval in the coming days.
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Sierra Leone coach John Keister has been suspended by the Sierra Leone Football Association after leaking an audio conversation where he is accused of bringing the SLFA 'into disrepute.'
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