On the newly renovated rolled out artificial turf stadium in Port Loko City, Bai Bureh Warriors football club clashed with Lamboi football club on Saturday March 23 this year. The highly anticipated fixture marked their first home match in the return leg of the Leone Rock Premiere league. The situation attracted many residents not only for the encounter but also to see their boys nocking on a new pitch.

The match played with a goaless draw until it interruption later in the second half of action due to controvercies over penalty retaken decision by central reffere Albert Brown through the help of assistant reffere one in favour of the host Warriors. Head of compitition North West Region Football Association, Alhaji Sankoh, shed light on the significance impact of the facilities achieved in the stadium including artificial turf, flood light and perimeter fence, stating that it attracts scouts, new players, some national trainings thereby improving support for football and drive economic activities. Sankoh called on everyone to care for the development.

Osman Magic Kabba Chairman of the the Port Loko district Football Association, also applauded football stakeholders for the developmental stride in the district and region at large. The heavy weight fixture was a Port Loko District derby as Lamboi football club came from Lungi and Bai Bureh Warriors from the Port Loko City. Views of supporters of the host Warriors were varies as some appreciated the performance and others criticized.