Youth football development in Sierra Leone is improving rapidly under the leadership of Alimamy Kuraish Conteh – the impeccable SLFA Youth Football Coordinator.

From grassroots football competitions, coaches development to international traveling opportunities for young players in Sierra Leone, the SLFA YFC has ensured he establishes the links for these young lads to unleash their potentials by all means necessary in international football.

By making strategic investments in grassroots football developments, the Youth Football Coordinator Conteh is in Ghana enrouting to Germany where he is taking five young Sierra Leone players to ply their trade in the German League; has held a strategic meeting with the chairman of Zilina Africa FC in Accra, Ghana.

Ishmael Lemptey is the Ghanaian Chairman of Zilina FC, one of Slovakia’s most successful clubs that believes in empowering young African players.

Chairman Lemptey is an engineer who has a wealth of experience in African football development. In their meeting, Lemptey expressed his appreciation to work with Sierra Leone in promoting youth football in Africa and Europe at large. Stating that with such engagement, they can help promote African players in Europe through Zilina Africa operations and the role of the Youth Football Coordinator in Sierra Leone.

Conteh expressed delight about their engagement as issues involving possible partnership, players development, establishment of Zilina Africa SL Chapter and among many other issues were deliberated.

I am confident that with such zest from Engineer Lemptey and their activities in most African countries, he is desirous to come to Sierra Leone and to establish similar project,” Conteh said.

He further stated that the Ghanaian is willing to help Sierra Leonean young players to play professional football in Europe.

The SLFA Youth Football Coordinator was taken on a conducted tour of Zilina Africa facilities in Ghana, as a show of motivation towards their project and how they can develop same in Sierra Leone with strong football partnership.