Alie Sesay, John Kamara included on Sierra Leone’s Afcon roster for Sudan

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Sierra Leone have included Barnet defender Alie Sesay and FC Riga Midfielder John Kamara (Both pictured) to the list of foreign-based players expected to line-up against Sudan June 4, 2016, in Freetown.

The all important match is the fifth round of the 2017 African Cup of Nations qualifier.

The Leone Stars caretaker coach, Sellas Tetteh, has yet to name his final squad; however, Football Sierra Leone understands both players who were in the Sierra Leone squad during the AFCON 2015 qualifiers in Yaoundé will be making the final roster if they are available.

A total of 15 foreign based is now expected for the Sierra Leone decisive encounter against the Falcons of Jediane, Sudan instead of 13 initially reported.

Sesay, 22, who in January signed for the English League Two side in an 18-month deal has played twice for Sierra Leone, including helping them to a clean sheet in a 0-0 draw against Cameroon during qualifying for the 2015 African Nations Cup.

Kamara, 28, was banished for three weeks due to fears over the Ebola virus by former Greek club PAS Lamia following his return from Cameroon.

Meanwhile, Sudan will engage Kenya today in a friendly match scheduled for Nairobi at the Moi International Sports centre Kasarani in preparation for their crunch Afcon 2017 qualifier against Sierra Leone in eight days.

The Falcons of Jediane will test against a Kenya side that will also battle Congo Brazzaville on June 5 in Group E, both nations are using today’s contest as groundwork’s for their AFCON matches.

Mazda’s men are looking to pick maximum points and do the double against a Sierra Leone side that will be playing at home looking to strengthen their grip and get their Gabon 2017 campaign back on track.

Sierra Leone 15 Foreign-based list below to face Sudan:

England: Alie Sesay Barnet FC
Latvia: John Kamara FC Riga
France: Solomon Zombo Morris FC Quevilly
Belarus: David Simbo, Krumkachy Minsk and Skipper Umaru Bangura – Dinamo Minsk.
Finland: Abdul Sesay – OPS, Medo Kamara – HJK Helsinki and Hassan Milla Sesay – FC Lathi.
Sweden: Alhassan ‘Crespo’ Kamara – Orebro and Ibrahim T Bangura – GAIS.
China: Mohamed ‘Pobosky’ Bangura, Dalian Yifang
Germany: George Davis – Gruther Furthe
Turkey: Alfred Sankoh – Baliksespor
Serbia: Mustapha Haji Bangura – Borac Cacak.
Slovenia: Julius Gibrilla Wobay – NK Olimpija.

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