‘Not my business’ - Sierra Leone coach John Keister distance self from FA problems

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The Leone Stars handler is only focused on navigating his side to the upcoming Afcon in Cameroon

Sierra Leone coach John Keister has distanced himself from any problem faced by the Sierra Leone Football Association, insisting on minding only his coaching duties.

With the Leone Stars set to take on Ghana in a 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifier doubleheader, the country football is in risk of being banned by Fifa.

In September, the country’s Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) forced president Isha Johansen and secretary-general Chris Kamara to step down from their offices as both are under investigation on counts of 'abuse of office and misuse of public funds.'

However, Fifa statutes do not allow interference from any outside body and, as such, are threatening with to ban the country from international football.

"It's not my business, to be honest. My business is football," coach Keister told BBC Sport.

"I'm concentrating on what I'm doing which is coaching the players and making sure we're ready for matches that are very important for Sierra Leone."

Sierra Leone, Kenya, Ethiopia and Ghana are all tied on three points in Group F.

And Keister invited 21 players for the ties against Kwesi Appiah's side as the Leone Stars look to steer clear of their challengers.

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They play the first leg in Kumasi on October 11 before the reverse fixture in Freetown four days later.

 

 

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