Sierra Leone FA president sympathizes with Ghana FA over the death of footballers

Published on: 20 September 2020

The President of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA), Isha Johansen has extended the condolences of the association to the Ghana FA on the passing of 8 young footballers who died through an accident.

On Saturday evening, the Africa Vision Soccer Academy team was involved in a fatal accident.

Checks revealed that the bus carrying over 30 colts footballers had a flat tire and unfortunately had an accident as it veered into the Offin River.

Sadly, a total of 8 of the footballers passed away with the remaining 22 suffering various degrees of injuries.

In a letter from the SLFA, its president Isha Johansen has extended her heartfelt condolence to Ghana FA Boss Kurt Okraku and his entire football fraternity for the loss.

“We hope that our words of solidarity and support may bring you strength and peace in this time of bereavement.” Madam Johansen over the phone solemnly said to President Okraku.

Below is the full release from the SLFA: