After completing the suspension levied on him by the Premier League Board, Sierra Leone’s football icon, Mohamed Kallon has returned to the touchline in a flying colours, recording two consecutive wins in less than a week to move his side into the third position in the league log with 29 points after 16 matches played.
Mohamed Kallon, owner and the current Head Coach of the FC Kallon male side, a club he established 21 years ago made his return in the dugout during a vital 2-1 turnaround home win over 2018/19 Sierra Leone Premier League champions East End Lions FC at Angola field last Friday.
In-form striker Alie Conteh scored both goals for his side in the 60th minutes to levelled terms ancanceleded winger Prince Barrie’s 55 minutes brilliant finish that put the visitors ahead, while the decider came later in the 71 minutes. However, the shot deflected on defender Abdul Razack Conteh before the ball gets back of the net.
Four days later, FC Kallon return to action against Central Parade FC soon-to-be-renamed Wilberforce Football Club away at Parade field where they recorded another 2-1 victory in the Premier League mid-week encounter. James Fillie scored in 36 minutes that gave the visitors a 1-0 lead at the break.
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However, Sheku Kallo equalizeded for Central Parade earlier in the second-half of proceedings in the 47 minutes after he converted a goal from the penalty spot. Forward Alie Conteh poked in a header in the 87th minute and produces a late win for FC Kallon and both he and Bo Rangers’ Abu Komeh have netted seven goals in the first round of the 2022/23 league season.
Mohamed Kallon, the former Inter Milan forward, Leone Stars captain, and an Asia Champions League winner with Al-Ittihad is the only Sierra Leonean with a UEFA Pro License.
He guided his side to convincingly eliminate Benin side Buffles du Borgou on aggregate 4-0 in the first round of the 2022-23 CAF Confederation Cup qualifying rounds but being knocked out by Egyptian side Future FC in the second round.
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Meanwhile, the ongoing 2022/23 season is the first domestic top-tier league when Kallon is serving as a tactician since he attained his coaching qualifications and is set to clash with Wusum Stars in his final match for the first round away at the Makeni Playing Field.
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