Players laud FIFA agent
A cross-section of Sierra Leonean Football players foreign and home based have lauded the tremendous efforts by Sierra Leone’s most outstanding FIFA agent Chernor Musa Jalloh.
That his contribution in the development of football impacted FIFA’s ranking of Sierra Leone from 94th to 92nd in just a month.
Chernor Musa Jalloh is the current Team Manager of FC Kallon, a club owned by former Inter Milan and Monaco soccer star Mohamed Kallon.
According to Alusine Baggio Kamara who plays for Sweden’s premiership side Syrianska FC, he said the recent FIFA ranking of Sierra Leone within a short period of time is a clear manifestation that Sierra Leonean players are playing football at a higher level at their respective leagues.
Ayo King of Ports Authority football club said the success of Sierra Leone did not come overnight but was long prepared for by respective football stakeholders such as Chernor Musa Jalloh, management of SLFA, the players themselves and the media.
“All” he said, “have together worked as a team in order to bring laurels to the football family in Sierra Leone.”
In his path, Chernor Musa Jalloh said he is feels liberated when reading the football report of his country.
He called on all to put hands on deck as more needs to be done if Sierra Leone is be ranked in the first 50th of FIFA’s 2014 ratings.
“Despite some members of the FA seeing me as a target, I am not bothered at all as it is for the sake of the country and the passion I have for the game I have relentlessly stood my ground,” he said.
“In terms of statistics, Leone Stars has an estimated 25 foreign based footballers playing in Europe. It was all done through my little contact. I am hoping to export 8 more in the coming weeks.”
“Even though the country has not played many international friendlies, the team’s performance during the Equatorial Guinea/Gabon African Nation Cup Campaign was good.”
“With more players signing for bigger clubs in Europe in coming weeks it is hoped Sierra Leone will climb further.”
However sports journalists are urging the FA to work with Musa for the betterment of football.
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