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Representing Sierra Leone at the 2024/25 CAF Interclub Competitions: E.E Lions, Bo Rangers set to make Sierra Leone Proud

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AYV News, June 28, 2024

Champions Bo Rangers and FA Cup finalist East End Lions to represent Sierra Leone at the 2024/25 CAF Interclub Competitions.

The country’s Football governing body, Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) is on the verge of submitting slots for the season ahead TotalEnergies CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup.

Champions of Sierra Leone, Bo Rangers FC will be representing Sierra Leone in the CAF Champions league competition, the club’s third successive season in the continent’s first tier CAF interclub competition.

The Southern Province based club is the second Provincial team other side Freetown to win the country’s top flight league after Eastern Province based club Diamond Stars in 2012 and the first ever Provincial team to be crowned champions for a third consecutive season as in the Sierra Leone’s top flight club football competition.

However, East End Lions ‘The Killers’ will also play in the continent’s second tier interclub competition CAF Confederations Cup after the club’s qualification in the country’s FA Cup final alongside Bo Rangers who both clubs await the announcement of a possible replay of the final after a disciplinary committee decision.

Since 2015 after the club last appeared during the Preliminary round of the CAF Champions League East End Lions The Killers are hoping to return back to the continent’s Interclub competition and this time in the second tier of the continent interclub competition.

According to the schedule released by CAF, the 2024/25 Interclub season will kick-off with the Preliminary Round expected between 16th-18th August 2024, while the draw for the Preliminary Round has been scheduled for 4th July, 2024.

CAF Interclub 2024/25 Key Information:

The Group Stages are scheduled between October – December 2024, while the Knockout Phase and Final of both competitions will be between March – May 2025.

As was already the case in 2023/24 CAF confirmed that teams do not drop from the CAFCL into the CAF Confederations Cup anymore.

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