The Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) has issued a disclaimer on unsubstantiated match-fixing claims. The release further states that the attention of the Football Association has been drawn to an article written individuals who chose anonymity alleging the prevalence of ” match-fixing reference to the ongoing  Sierra Leone Premier League.

SLFA expressed dismayed  by the said unsubstantiated news  and would  therefore like to  categorically state the following;

1] As a responsible and credible institution, they strongly condemn all forms of match manipulation in the Sierra Leone  Premier League and all other leagues across the country and the world over.

2] They stand firmly in conformity with FIFA and CAF Principles dealing  with issues related to match manipulation. They are therefore kindly encouraging  all   individuals who have evidence of such to the SLFA Ethics Board for appropriate and timely  actions as match-fixing, sport betting, and money laundering  have no place in the administration of football.

The SLFA concluded in their disclaimer by cautioning the general public, especially anonymous social media bloggers to always  get their facts rights as an attempt to unnecessarily defame the Football Association or any of its officials will lead to serious legal actions.