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According to the Statement of Offence put to the accused persons on Tuesday 30th October 2017, both accused persons were indicted for allegedly misappropriating donor funds contrary to Section 37 Sub Section 1 of the Anti Corruption Act No. 12 of 2008.

The indictment indicated that both accused persons being the President of SLFA and Secretary General conspired to dishonestly appropriate the sum of Fifty Thousand United States dollars ($50,000) being funds donated to the Association by the Confederation  of African Football (CAF).

The said funds were meant for the specific purpose of covering costs relating to the conduct of Magnetic Resonance Tests (MRTs) for 30 members of the Sierra Leone Under-17 national team in Niger.

The duo was also charged with Conspiracy to Commit Corruption Offences Contrary to Section 128 Sub Section 1 of the Anti Corruption Act, No.12 of 2008.

The indictment further indicated that the SLFA President and Secretary General in July 2014 and December 2015 conspired with other persons unknown to dishonestly appropriate another donor fund of Fifty Thousand United States dollars ($50,000).

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