Kallon FC into the final of Airtel Rising Stars Western Area tournament

30 June 2013 at 23:50 | 2245 views

By Mohamed Fajah Barrie in Freetown.

Kallon FC junior have qualified for the Airtel Rising Stars Western
Area regional boys category grand finale at the Sierra Leone Football
Association (SLFA) academy pitch on Sunday after defeating Area Best
3-1 on Saturday to finish top of group A.

The team, owned by Sierra Leone footballing living legend Mohamed
Kallon will face the winner of group B Med Man’s who walloped Rural
Kings 4-0 on Saturday.

There’ll be a third-place play-off game between Area Best and Rural
Kings of Waterloo before the must watch grand finale at 16:00GMT.

In the girls’ category Mahmoud FC who thrashed Real Friends 4-0 in
their final round-robin game on Saturday with Fatmata Mansaray alias
Messi again scoring a hat trick to take her tally to 7 goals in the
competition will lock horns with Young Stars in final also on Sunday
at 14:00GMT.

Young Stars reached the final after they defeated Med United 3-1 on
penalty shoot-out just after their 2-0 victory over Pama Queens on

Both Med United and Young Stars were tied on the same number of points
and goal difference, and that was why penalty shoot-out was needed to
decide the runner-up to join Mahmoud FC in the final.

At the end of the tournament, the names of selected players in both
categories will be announced to represent the Western Area region in
the nationals in Makeni.

Photo: Kallon, first right and Sports Minister Paul Kamara, centre.