Sellas Tetteh ‘still in charge’ of Sierra Leone


Sellas Tetteh (pictured) is still the caretaker coach of Sierra Leone after reaching agreement on a contract extension.

Tetteh, 59, who was contracted for three months on loan back in August 2015, will lead Sierra Leone in the double-edged sword against Gabon and his future will be determined after, football Sierra Leone understands.

For the first time since the Ebola outbreak, Leone Stars are set to battle Gabon March 28 in Freetown and Sudan in June 2016 respectively in their remaining home ties of the Gabon 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

July 19, 2014, was the last date that Leone Stars played an international match at home defeating Seychelles during the 2015 AFCON qualifiers.

The Former Rwanda boss since taking charge his record includes three trips, one draw, a defeat, and one win in the 2017 African Nations Cup qualifiers and 2018 World Cup preliminary respectively.

Tetteh guided Sierra Leone to a 2-1 victory against Chad in the World Cup preliminary, but Leone Stars were eliminated having lost the first leg 1-0 in Chad.

The former Liberty Professionals coach is now tasked with a rough assignment in the next two matches after Gabon if he stays in charge.

Sierra Leone host Sudan in June before their trip to Ivory Coast in Group I. Leone Stars remain at the foot of Group I with a single point.


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