Sierra Leone’s cup KO

Shanghai Daily - - SPORTS - SOC­CER

SIERRA Leone’s African Cup of Na­tions qual­i­fiers against Ghana this week have been scrapped ow­ing to the na­tion’s un­re­solved row with FIFA, the Con­fed­er­a­tion of African Foot­ball said yes­ter­day. Sierra Leone was sus­pended by FIFA over gov­ern­ment in­ter­fer­ence in foot­ball and was given a dead­line of 5pm GMT on Tues­day by world foot­ball’s gov­ern­ing body to come up with guar­an­tees that it had re­solved the is­sue. Qual­i­fier matches between Ghana and Sierra Leone Oc­to­ber 11 and 14 have been can­celled.

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