The Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) has secured the Antoinette Tubman Stadium (ATS) in Monrovia, Liberia as its artificial home venue for the returned leg of the 2022 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Qualifier on Saturday, October 9, 2021, following CAF’s disqualification of the Siaka Steven Stadium and other playing facilities in Sierra Leone.
Sierra Leone female U-20 last weekend defeated their Guinean counterparts in Senegal by a lone goal.
SLFA had concluded fruitful deliberations with the Liberia Football Association (LFA) authorities on the venue.
To further wrap up the agreement and conclude pending arrangements, a four-man delegation headed by the Vice President II, Alie Badara Tarawallie left Sierra Leone on Monday, 27th September and are expected back on the Thursday the 30th September.
Other officials in the delegation include: *Abdul Osman Turay* – North West Region Chairman; *Sorie Ibrahim Sesay* – Head of Competitions and Abubakarr Kamara – Head of Protocol and events Management.
The delegation was taken on a conducted tour of the facilities by the LFA protocol and held meetings with service providers and the Media.
In another development, the delegation has also secured the same venue for the hosting of the first leg of the Africa Women’s Championship Qualifier between Sierra Leone and The Gambia on 18th October, 2021.