Mercury International, a sports betting company has graciously donated Le200,000 (Two Million Leones) to the Transitional Team headed by Prof. David Francis in support of Sierra Leone Under 20 youth championing preparation against Guinea Bissau scheduled for the 21st of April at the Bo City Stadium.
Receiving the cheque on behalf of the Transition Team, Prof. Francis thanked Mercury Management for their kind gesture and support towards the revamping of sports under the current dispensation.
Prof. Francis assured both Mercury and the football stakeholders that their administration would definitely prioritize football while noting that the status-quo in football would not be the same as they are poised to bring success to the game followed by a large proportion of the country’s population.
In response, the Acting President of the Football Association thanked Mercury International and assured them that the money came at the right time and would be utilized for its intended purpose.
Meanwhile, Sierra Leone lost 1-0 in the first leg a forthnight ago in Guinea Bissau.