FIFA ban leads to cancellation of Sierra Leone’s match against Ghana

FILE PHOTO: Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) head Francis Ben Kaifala addresses a news conference in Freetown, Sierra Leone July 5, 2018. REUTERS/Cooper Inveen/File Photo

FREETOWN (Reuters) – Sierra Leone’s African Nations Cup qualifier against Ghana in Kumasi will not go ahead on Thursday after the country’s football association failed to get a FIFA suspension lifted. Sierra Leone authorities, who had petitioned FIFA to get the ban lifted, did not meet a Tuesday deadline to reinstate ousted football association president […]

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