National Premier League Not started in March 2001 as scheduled due to arbitration demanded by Freetown United FC (whose chairman, Saidu Mansaray, is also Deputy Director of Sports in the National Sports Council). Cup 2001/03 NB: originally scheduled to start November 2001 but postponed several times due to refusal of clubs to play in rainy season First Round includes 35 teams, started July 5, 2002, one-leg knock-out Second Round includes 18(?) teams, two-leg knock-out Western Area FA Cup competition Qualified for National Draw: Ports Authority Old Edwardians Real Republicans Kissy All Stars Freetown United Golf Leopards Mount Aureol Giants FC Cenegal FC Kallon FC Final Qualifying Round First Legs [Sep] East End Lions 2-1 Murray Town Rovers Wellington People 1-1 Prisons FC Regent Olympic 2-0 Bolton National Second Legs [Sep 25] Murray Town Rovers - East End Lions [Sep 27] Prisons FC - Wellington People [Sep 28] Bolton National - Regent Olympic NB: aggregate winners are 11th, 12th and 13th team to qualifiy from Western Area (East End Lions, Wellingotn People and either Bolton National or Regent Olympic). National Draw (20 clubs) Mighty Blackpool (bye) Western Area: 13 qualifiers (see above) Eastern Area: 2 qualifiers Southern Area: 2 qualifiers Northern Area: 2 qualifiers (Wusum Stars (Bombali) and Bai Bureh Warrior (Tonkolili)) 1/16 Finals Western Area [? and Nov 17] Golf Leopards 0-0 - Cenegal [Nov 16 and ?] FC Kallon bt Mount Aureol East End Lions w/o Wellington People [suspended for going to court] Northern Area [Nov 9 and 16] Wusum Stars 2-1 - Bai Bureh Warriors (Tonkolili) [both teams progressed] NB: apparently 7 teams were eliminated in this round. 1/8 Finals (13 teams; first national round) Bo Rangers 6-0agg Bai Bureh Warriors Kamboi Eagles 3-3agg Port Authority [Kamboi on away goals] Nepean Stars lt Diamond Stars FC Kallon 2-0 0-1 Mighty Blackpool East End Lions - 1-0 Kakua Rangers other tie unknown; Real Republicans and Wusum Stars progressed, one of them with a bye Mighty Blackpool through to quarterfinals as lucky (best??) losers. Quarterfinals [Feb 8 and 15] Bo Rangers 0-1 1-4 East End Lions [Feb 15 and ?] Mighty Blackpool 2-0 - Kamboi Eagles [Feb 8 and 16] Real Republicans 1-5 - FC Kallon [Feb 15 and ?] Wusum Stars - - Diamond Stars Second Level 2001/02 SLFA Division One ================= First Stage Group A [Makeni] Easton Rangers Freetown United Giants FC - Qualified Wusum Stars (Makeni) - Qualified Group B [Bo] Bo Rangers (playing on non-point basis) Goderich United - Qualified Mount Aureol Nepean Stars - Qualified Group C [Kenema] Cenegal FC - Qualified Regent Olympic Bai Bureh Warriors Kamboi Eagles (Kenema) - Qualified Second Stage [in Bo] Group 1 Giants 0-0 Kamboi Eagles Giants 2-1 Nepean Stars Nepean Stars 1-1 Kamboi Eagles Table: 1.Giants FC 2 1 1 0 2-1 4 Promoted 2.Kamboi Eagles 2 0 2 0 1-1 2 3.Nepean Stars 2 0 1 1 1-2 1 Group 2 Cenegal 2-0 Wusum Stars Cenegal 1-1 Goderich U. Goderich U. 2-1 Wusum Stars Table: 1.Cenegal FC 2 1 1 0 3-1 4 Promoted 2.Goderich United 2 1 1 0 2-1 4 3.Wusum Stars 2 0 0 2 1-4 0 Giants FC and Cenegal FC promoted to first level 2002.
list of champions
list of cup winners
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Authors: Hans Schöggl
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