Newly elected president of the Sierra Leone Athletics Association, Martin Momoh Bangura, in his maiden deal with to the athletics household and Sierra Leone as a complete, referred to as on the must be united and work collectively to assist push the game and regain their misplaced glory.
He stated for far too lengthy they’ve been tilling the seed and have waited for the fruit to be harvested, which was to take Sierra Leone athletics to a special degree.
“Our country is blessed with potentials and that is why we have to try to push this discipline but that cannot be achieved if there is hate and discord among ourselves,” Bangura stated.
“Let me use this opportunity to advise everyone in the athletics family to embrace themselves and put all grievances aside and work towards the resonance of athletics again in Sierra Leone.”
The new SLAA president additional admitted that there was loads of work to be finished to take the game to the limelight as soon as once more, however confessed that he can not do it with a divided household.
He additionally applauded the speedy previous president, Alhaji Abdul Karim Sesay and his crew for creating athletics in the nation in their manner and pledged that his government will proceed with the prevailing plans of the previous government this 12 months as governance entails continuity.
He admitted that in addition they have their plans which they intend to execute in the approaching years.
The SLAA president additionally advises athletes to keep up self-discipline and their priceless presents as that may assist them grow to be higher individuals as achievement goes in line with self-discipline.
He additionally referred to as on veterans of the affiliation to come back on board to offer a serving to hand as they’re pacesetters.
He concluded with a plea to the federal government, non-governmental organizations, cooperative entities, media, and regional associations of athletics for their assist and contributions in direction of nationwide growth they usually hope for extra assist as they as an affiliation will play their half by coaching onerous and convey house medals as an indication of appreciation.