Sierra Leone News, Sierra Express Media, for your trusted place in news!
Page added on August 15, 2011
As the battle for Chairmanship of the Western Area Football Association (WAFA) heats up, a new candidate in the person of Tunde Scott (former Team Manager of Kallon FC) has shown interest to contest with the likes of Victor Lewis and Kainesieu Savage.
The WAFA Chairmanship position has been held by the substantive Chairman, Alhaji Alim Sesay aka Awoko for years now.
Speaking to Sierra Express Media over the weekend, Tunde Scott said he has opted contesting for the position to enable re- structure the activities of WAFA, adding that, the association is being operated by one individual, who virtually dictates the running of the secretariat.
To me, he said, it has shown no form of democracy in the leadership of WAFA at all.
I have identified more reasonable ways of running the 1st and 2nd division leagues and the female leagues right across the country, he continued.
After qualification, no team will go on playoff at all, he said. This is completely wrong of WAFA’s administration.
The deliverer, as many called him, also said if he is elected as Chairman of WAFA he will ensure that no member of WAFA will be allowed to own a team.
According to him, being a member of WAFA and then a team owner is completely a situation of conflict of interest.
He however cited Anti Drugs football team, which he said is owned by the WAFA boss, Murray Town Rovers by the PRO of WAFA etc.
Lots and lots are there to be addressed when I take over, he said.
He said the 1st and 2nd division leagues are the second highest leagues in the country, but there seems be that attention is given them at all.
Victor Lewis, who also is vying for the position earlier disclosed to Sierra Express Media Sports that he intends using Tunde Scott as his campaign manager, as he believes with him he can convince delegates to vote him into office as WAFA Chairman.
Tunde is highly connected and has established himself in the football family, Victor said.
He knows a lot more about Sierra Leonean football. Upon hearing that he has declared his intention of running for the WAFA Chairmanship, I saw it a big blow to my camp.
Stay with Sierra Express Media, for your trusted place in news!
© 2011, Sierra Express Media. All rights reserved.
Search This Site
LATEST NEWS HEADLINES
ALSO IN THE NEWS1 YEAR TREASURY BONDS
THE BANK OF SIERRA LEONE INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR THE SALE OF TREASURY BONDS THROUGH AN AUCTION SYSTEM ON TUESDAY 18TH MARCH, 2014. 1-YEAR TREASURY BONDS OFFER AMOUNT: LE6,566,200,000 (SIX BILLION, FIVE HUNDRED AND SIXTY SIX MILLION, TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND LEONES ONLY) ISSUE DATE: TUESDAY 18TH MARCH, 2014 MATURITY DATE: TUESDAY 17TH MARCH, 2015 APPLICATIONS SHOULD […]
MORE STORIESFrom the Ashes of War, Seeds of Peace
HAVE YOUR SAYShare you views: What would you like to see more/less of on Sierra Express Media? Send us your ideas and include your name and the area you are writing from.
Our New Website Has a More Efficient LayoutWe invite you to give us your feedback
MORE NEWS HEADLINES