September 21, 2021

SLFA president to serve in CAF Executive Committee

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Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) president, Isha Johansen, has been elected to serve in the Executive Committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) in the just concluded CAF elections in Addis Ababa.

Isha-Johansen-SLFAJohansen was elected president of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) unopposed on 3 August 2013. She becomes the first Sierra Leonean to achieve such a feat in African football.

Johansen was also recently been given an appointment into FIFA sub-committee – the FIFA Members Association Committee.

Johansen founded her own football club, F.C. Johansen, in 2004 with the objective of giving guidance and opportunities to children whose lives had been disrupted by the Sierra Leone Civil War (1991-2002).

It began playing in Division One in 2011 and was promoted to the Premier League the following year.

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