Sierra Leone Football Federation has confirmed the appointment of Ghanaian Sellas Tetteh Teivi as head coach.
This was confirmed via a press release to the general public on Tuesday.
AFTER A THOROUGH INTERVIEW PROCESS BY THE SIERRA LEONE FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION HEAD COACH RECRUITMENT COMMITTEE AND BASED ON SCORES EARNED BY THE VARIOUS CANDIDATES, THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION WISHES TO ANNOUNCE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC AND THE FOOTBALL FAMILY THE APPOINTMENT OF MR. SELLAS TETTEH TEIVI AS THE HEAD COACH OF THE NATIONAL SENIOR TEAM (LEONE STARS)Sierre Leone FA Statement
Tetteh beat four other foreign based candidates to the job following a thorough scrutiny by the appointment committee.
Tetteh makes a return to the West African country after serving as caretaker coach between 2015 and 2016.
He had previously handled the Rwandan national team as well as the Ghana U-17 and U-23 National teams.
Sierra Leone will face fellow West Africans Benin and Nigeria as well as Lesotho in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers in group L.