.As the celebration of Leone Stars slammed African Nations Cup’s qualifying victory for Sierra Leone continues, the First Family organized a victory dinner for the Lads, as a way of appreciating their effort, fulfilling the promise of the President and assuring them of the government’s support in providing the necessary amenities to ensure they bring the African Nation’s cup’s trophy to Sierra Leone.
During the dinning evening, First Lady, Madam Fatima Maada Bio welcomed and registered her unreserved appreciation to the team and disclosed her inner joy since the day history was made by them in Guinea.
She encouraged them to stay focus and build up their self-confidence and work hard in ensuring they bring the cup to Sierra Leone, as their needs will be taken care of, as promised by the President till they go for the African Nations cup.
She admonished them to eat, drink and be merry, as they deserved everything and more, as that was just the beginning of a life changing experience for them as National hero’s.
Delivering Keynote message of confidence to the national team, His Excellency Rtd. Brig. Julius Maada Bio once again congratulated the entire team for their slamming success, as he assured them of his government’s technical, financial and moral support till the start of the African Nation’s Cup.
As Ambassadors of Sierra Leone President Bio stated that their winning brought unity and a national face of love for country, as every Sierra Leone, irrespective of their party affiliation joined in the jubilation and he hopes to see similar engagements in the near future , as sporting has been known as a unifier in the country.
Kei Kamara while thanking President Bio for the honor, emphasized on the importance of education, stating that he will be educating and inspiring the younger generation with education through his foundation, as that is a solid foundation that the new school of football Lads will need to trade their art in the global market, as he is always proud to play for his country.
He mentioned his satisfaction of Leone Stars qualifying under the patronage of a Sierra Leonean coach, which he had always advocated for.
The Newly elected President of the Sierra Leone Football association, Thomas Daddy Brima, assured the players of a peaceful association, as that had been his dream and he will ensure to extend olive branches to all aggrieved parties to come together and work for the common good of the association and to support the young Lads, whose sacrifices has been immense.
President Bio officially handed over a signed survey plan for the plots of land he promised each player with a certificate of recognition and made a formal handing over of dummy cheque of Four Billion, One hundred Million for the team.
Performances were made by top artists in the entertainment industry such as Rozzay Sokota, Desmond Benya, Amb. Kao De Nero, Richie Obama, Mackmuday, Kindo Armani and Rap Gee.
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