The Ebola crisis in Sierra Leone and West Africa is one of the biggest world news stories of the year, and most recently affecting Sierra Leoneans, West Africans and football stars across the continent.
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Most recently the national team of Sierra Leone, Leone Stars have to put up with taunts everywhere they travel due to the deadly virus.
The Greek club PAS Lamia’s defensive midfielder John Kamara is the latest Sierra Leonean footballer to have been victim of Ebola discrimination.
Lamia asked John Kamara to stay away for up to three weeks before he can return to the club.
Kamara was returning to Greece after playing for Sierra Leone against Cameroon in their 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers in Yaoundé.
The Greek club’s decision was taken on advice of the Hellenic Center for Disease Control & Prevention (HCDCP) who feared he might have contracted the disease.
“I’m shocked and disappointed at the length of time they wanted me to stay indoors or travel out of Greece over the fear of Ebola,” Kamara told footballsierraleone.net.
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