In a heartfelt display of solidarity, respect, and remembrance, key figures from Diamond Stars Football Club, including Mr. Mickey – President, Mr. Bailor Barry – General Manager, Miss. Comfort Nyukeh – Secretary, Mr. Bokum, Deputy Secretary, and Mr. Adams Tommy – Fan Club Chairman, paid condolence visits to the family of the late Coach Lamin Bangura at the Fourah Bay Community.

The visits, marked by solemnity and shared memories, underscored the profound impact Coach Bangura had on football in Sierra Leone and beyond.

Coach Lamin Bangura’s untimely passing left a void in the hearts of many, particularly within Kono District and the Diamond Stars FC family, where he served as a head coach and won the Sierra Premier League back-to-back in 2012/2013 and 2013/2014, respectively, with the team. With the records he set with Diamond Star’s, the football family was shocked by the news, but Mr. Mickey, the club president, Fan Club Chairman Adams Tommy, and other key titled holder joined together to console the grieving family on behalf of Diamond Star’s.

Gathered in solidarity, they paid tribute to Coach Bangura’s legacy in Diamond Star’s, recalling his unwavering dedication to the sport and his profound impact on the lives of players and fans alike. Stories were shared of his leadership on and off the field, his passion for nurturing young talent, and his commitment to fostering a culture of sportsmanship and excellence within the club.

During the condolence visits, heartfelt words of sympathy were expressed, accompanied by gestures of support and solidarity.Diamond Star’s team president, Mr. Mickey, Fan Club Chairman Adams Tommy, and a cross section of titled holders in Diamond Star’s reassured the Bangura family of the enduring bond between the club and their beloved coach.

As they reflected on Coach Bangura’s legacy, there was a palpable sense of gratitude for the time shared and the lessons learned under his guidance. His indomitable spirit and love for the game continue to inspire all who have had the privilege of knowing him.

Through these visits, Diamond Stars FC reaffirmed its commitment to honoring Coach Bangura’s memory by upholding the values he embodied: integrity, resilience, and a relentless pursuit of excellence. The outpouring of support from the football sector served as a testament of the profound impact Coach Bangura had on all who crossed his path.

As the Diamond Star’s condolences visit the loss of a beloved coach, a cross-section of the team-titled holders stand united in their resolve to preserve Coach Bangura’s legacy and ensure that his memory continues to shine brightly within the Kono District, Diamond Stars FC family, and beyond.