By Ibrahim Bangura (Tanko)
Luawa Football Club has secured second place with twenty one points in the just concluded Western Area Football Association (WAFA) league. Despite controversies within the Sierra Leone football Association that there will be no playoffs this season, the team is poised to qualify for the top league in the country.
The Head Coach of Luawa Football Club, Raymond Hunter said they have resumed training to keep their players fit for the upcoming season.
“Our focus is to qualify for the premier league as there is huge potential in the boys and they are very much committed to the team. That’s why they leave their homes very early in the morning to come for training” Hunter said.
The Team Manager, Luawa Football Club, Mohamed Sow, also disclosed to NewsWatch Sports that the team is ready for serious business and they will not waste any time to prepare the boys for the playoffs, adding that preparations are now underway for the team to embark on both local and international friendly matches.
The Chairman and owner of Luawa FC, Lawyer Emmanuel Saffa Abudulai, who recently bought a 36 seater bus for the team and other relevant sporting equipment to boost the team, said that the performance of the team was awesome and incredible and praised the technical staff and players for what he referred as the best effort he has seen in a long time.