Mohamed Kallon For SLFA President

 

Sierra Leone Football icon, Mohamed Kallon aka Wonder Boy has, according to impeccable sources within the sports sector, expressed interest in becoming the next President of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA).

It could be recalled that Kallon had expressed interest in the position during the last Congress Elections under the former All People’s Congress (APC) regime but was however disqualified on the grounds that he was not a permanent resident in the country for two years as stipulated by the SLFA Constitution. His disqualification did not cut ice with many football loving fans in the country who believed Kallon would have added value to the country’s football based on his wealth of experience and exposure.

Mohamed Kallon was born on the 6th of October, 1979 in Kenema, East of the country. He started his Primary education in Kenema and later proceeded to St. Edward’s Secondary School in Freetown where he completed his high school education. Kallon started his football career at the St. Edward’s Secondary School and the St Edward Football Club where he performed with distinction to the admiration of other football scouts. He played his debut for the National Team, Leone Stars during the African Cup of Nations qualifier against Congo in 1996 and scored his first goal. He had 35 caps for the national team.

The football icon started his professional football in Lebanon before he went to Sweden where he was spotted by the Italian giants Inter Milan. He played for Inter Milan for seven seasons during which he was sent on loan to various clubs including FC Lugano, Bologna, Vicenza, Cagliari, Genoa, Reggina before he was signed by Monaco in France where he also did extremely well. He ended his professional career With Shauaxi Zhongjian Chanba in China.

Kallon is the younger brother of former Sierra Leonean international footballers, Musa and Kemorkai Kallon.