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List of famous athletes from Sierra Leone, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Sierra Leone has seen some very talented athletes over the years, many of who have gone on to represent their country in the Olympics. These are some of the best Sierra Leone athletes of all time, so if you're a native of Sierra Leone and are aspiring to compete in sports professionally then these are people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular popular athlete from Sierra Leone then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

Everyone from Umaru Rahman to Idrissa Sesay is included on this list.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Sierra Leone athletes?" and "Which athletes are from Sierra Leone?"

You can click on the names of these legendary athletes of Sierra Leone in order to get more information about each one.

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Michael Mensah is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Syrianska FC Michael Mensah is a Ghanaian football striker.

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Eunice Barber is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Eunice Barber is a Sierra Leonean athlete competing in heptathlon and long jump. Barber initially competed for Sierra Leone and then for France from 1999 onwards. She won the heptathlon at the ...more

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Sahr Senesie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Sahr Senesie Borussia Dortmund Sahr Senesie is a German footballer of Sierra Leonean descent who plays for SG Sonnenhof Großaspach. He is the brother of VfB Stuttgart player Antonio Rüdiger.

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Alhassan
Watford F.C. Alhassan "Al" Bangura is a Sierra Leone footballer who plays as a midfielder for League One side Coventry City. He has played for the Sierra Leone national team and is notable for ...more

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Albert Jarrett is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Barnet F.C. Albert Ojumiri Jarrett is a Sierra Leonean footballer who currently plays for Dulwich Hamlet and has represented the Sierra Leone national football team.

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Chris Bart-Williams is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Christopher Gerald Bart-Williams is a former footballer. His position was defence or midfield. Although born in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Bart-Williams grew up in North London and attended St. ...more

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Kei Kamara is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone national football team Kei Ansu Kamara is a Sierra Leonean footballer who currently plays for the Columbus Crew of Major League Soccer.

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Roda Antar is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Roda Antar Lebanon national football team Roda Antar is a Sierra Leone-born Lebanese professional footballer who currently plays for Hangzhou Greentown in the Chinese Super League and the Lebanon national football team, captaining the ...more

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Sheriff Suma is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
F.K. Haugesund Sheriff Suma nickname Awilo, is a Sierra Leonean international footballer who plays as a winger or Attacking-Midfielder for Syrianska and the Sierra Leone national football team. He was a member ...more

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Ibrahim Koroma is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Ibrahim Koroma Sierra Leone national football team Ibrahim Koroma is a Sierra Leonean footballer who is playing for danish side Lyngby BK. Previously Koroma played for Swedish Superettan club Varbergs BoIS and the Sierra Leone national football ...more

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Mohamed Kamara is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Mohamed Kamara Sierra Leone national football team Mohamed Kamara, widely known as Medo, is a Sierra Leonean footballer who plays for Maccabi Haifa, on loan from Bolton Wanderers, and the Sierra Leonean national team. He also holds Finnish ...more

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Patrick Bantamoi is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Patrick Bantamoi FC Inter Patrick Bantamoi is a Sierra Leonean footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Finnish club RoPS. He made his international debut for Sierra Leone on November 16, 2009 in friendly international ...more

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Julius Wobay is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Julius Wobay FC Universitatea Craiova Julius Gibrilla Wobay nickname Gibo, is a Sierra Leonean International footballer. He is a midfielder for Neftchi Baku PFK in the Azerbaijan Premier League and for the Leone Stars, Sierra Leone ...more

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David Simbo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
David Simbo Sierra Leone national football team David Simbo is a Sierra Leonean soccer player who plays for Bodens B.K.

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Samuel Barlay is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Samuel Barlay Sierra Leone national football team Samuel Barlay is a Sierra Leonean international footballer, who is currently suspended indefinitely over allegations of match-fixing.

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Rodney Strasser is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Rodney Strasser A.C. Milan Rodney Strasser is a Sierra Leonean professional footballer who plays as midfielder for Italian Serie A club Genoa.

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Kewullay Conteh is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Kewullay Conteh U.C. AlbinoLeffe Kewullay Conteh is a Sierra Leonean footballer currently unattached. He is also a first choice defender for the Leone Stars, Sierra Leone national football team. He made his international debut ...more

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Mohamed Bangura is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Mohamed Bangura Sierra Leone national football team Mohamed Bangura is a professional footballer from Sierra Leone who plays as a striker and as of 2015 a player for AIK

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Obi Metzger is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Obi Metzger Tampereen Peli-Pojat-70 Sam Obi Metzger, Jr. is a Sierra Leonean footballer who plays as a Attacking Midfielder for Finnish second division side FC Haka.

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Christian Caulker is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Västerås SK Fotboll Christian Caulker is a Sierra Leonean footballer who is currently suspended indefinitely over allegations of match-fixing.

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Ibrahim Kargbo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Ibrahim Kargbo Willem II Tilburg Ibrahim Kargbo is a Sierra Leonean international football player, who currently plays for Atlético in Portugal. Previously, he was suspended over allegations of match-fixing.

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Khalifa Jabbie is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Khalifa Jabbie Sierra Leone national football team Khalifa Jabbie is a Sierra Leonean footballer who plays for Fredrikstad FK.

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Sidney Kargbo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Sidney Kargbo K.V. Red Star Waasland Sidney Kargbo is a Sierra Leonean international footballer who last played for Azerbaijani side Kapaz PFC. He is the younger brother of the Sierra Leone national football team captain Ibrahim

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Alfred Sankoh is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Alfred Sankoh Sierra Leone national football team Alfred Sankoh is a Sierra Leonean footballer currently playing for Azerbaijan Premier League club Khazar Lankaran.

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John Trye is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
John Trye Sierra Leone national football team John Trye is a Sierra Leonean soccer player who plays for Northern Virginia Royals.

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Ibrahim Teteh Bangura is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Ibrahim Teteh Bangura Bursaspor Ibrahim "Teteh" Bangura is a Sierra Leonean footballer.

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Mohamed Kallon is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Mohamed Kallon Al-Shabbab Mohamed Kallon is a Sierra Leonean international footballer and is widely considered the most famous footballer from Sierra Leone. He is currently playing for Sierra Leone club Kallon F.C.. He ...more

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Ahmed Deen is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Thurrock F.C. Ahmed Nuru Deen is a Sierra Leonean footballer who plays as a left back. He has played for the Sierra Leone national team. Deen made his senior debut for Sierra Leone on 24 March 2007 against ...more

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Michael Lahoud is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Michael Lahoud Chivas USA Michael Lahoud is a Sierra Leonean footballer who currently plays for Philadelphia Union in Major League Soccer. He also holds American citizenship.

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Israel Sesay is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Israel Sesay LA Galaxy Israel Sesay is a Sierra Leone-born American soccer player who currently plays for the Las Vegas Legends in the Professional Arena Soccer League.

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Gibril Sankoh is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Gibril Sankoh FC Groningen Gibril Sankoh is a Sierra Leone footballer who currently plays for Chinese club Henan Jianye.

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Moustapha Bangura is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Moustapha Bangura Sierra Leone national football team Mustapha Bangura is a Sierra Leonean International footballer who plays as a forward for Nikos & Sokratis Erimis in the Cypriot Second Division.

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Paul Kpaka is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Paul Kpaka K.F.C. Germinal Beerschot Paul Kpaka is a former Sierre Leonean footballer. He is a striker who last played for Enosis Neon Paralimni and Chalkanoras Idaliou in the Cyprus Division A.

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Muwahid Sesay is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Muwahid Sesay Sierra Leone national football team Muwahid Sesay is a Sierra Leonean international footballer who plays as a striker for Ports Authority F.C. in the Sierra Leone National Premier League.

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Alimamy Sesay is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Kallon F.C. Alimamy Sesay nickname Okomi, is a Sierra Leonean international footballer currently playing as a winger for Kallon F.C. in the Sierra Leone National Premier League, the top football league in ...more

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Kemokai Kallon is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Kemokai Kallon Kallon F.C. Kemokai Kallon nickname Panbody is a Sierra Leonean footballer playing currently for Kallon F.C. where he is the captain of the team. He is the older-brother of Sierra Leonean international ...more

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Sahr Lahai is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Sahr Lahai Ethnikos Achna FC Sahr Lahai is a Sierra Leonean professional footballer. He is a defender and plays for Digenis Oroklinis in the Cypriot Third Division. He is also a member of the Sierra Leone national football ...more

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Umaru Bangura is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Umaru Bangura F.K. Haugesund Umaru Bangura is a Sierra Leonean international footballer. He is a central defender who can also operate in midfield. Bangura currently plays for Dinamo Minsk in Belarusian Premier League and ...more

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Michael Tommy is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Michael Tommy Municipal Liberia Michael Tommy is a Sierra Leonean international football goalkeeper. He played recently for Grecia in the Costa Rican Second Division. Tommy was the first-choice goalkeeper for the Leone Stars ...more

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Unisa Bangura is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Unisa Bangura Atlantis FC Unisa Bangura is a Sierra Leonean footballer.

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Alpha Lansana is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Alpha Lansana Ports Authority Alpha Sumoi Lansana is a Sierra Leonean international footballer who currently plays as a defender for Kamboi Eagles in the Sierra Leone National Premier League. Lansana is a regular member of ...more

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Sallieu Bundu is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Sallieu Bundu Charleston Battery Sallieu Bundu nicknamed Teacher, is a Sierra Leonean footballer.

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Mohamed Fornah is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Mohamed Fornah Sierra Leone national football team Mohamed Fornah is a Sierra Leonean international footballer who is a defender and is currently playing for Perseta Tulungagung in the Liga Indonesia Premier Division. He is also a member of the ...more

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Sarway Dollar is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Sarway Dollar Mighty Blackpool Saway Dollar is a Sierra Leonean footballer who plays for Mighty Blackpool Freetown.

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Mohamed Kabia is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Mohamed Kabia Syrianska FC Mohamed Kabia is a Sierra Leonean footballer who plays as a forward.

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Donald Wellington is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Donald Wellington Sierra Leone national football team Donald Wellington is a Sierra Leonean footballer who plays for IFK Varnamo.

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Kabba Samura is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Kabba Samura Bodens BK Kabba Samura is a Sierra Leonean international soccer player and as well a Swedish Citizen European passport holder. He is currently playing for the Vietnam's V-League club Hoàng Anh Gia

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Aluspah Brewah is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Aluspah Brewah Bodens BK Aluspah Brewah is an international football player. He is a striker for Hanoi F.C. in the Vietnamese Super League and also for the Sierra Leone national football team.

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Brima Koroma is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Brima Koroma Kalmar FF Brima Koroma is a professional Sierra Leonean footballer. He played as a striker for Anagennisi Dherynia in the Cypriot First Division. Koroma has also played for Sierra Leone, scoring a goal in ...more

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Emerson Samba is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Athletes from Sierra Leone
Emerson Samba Mighty Blackpool Emerson Samba is a Sierra Leonean footballer, who currently plays for Mighty Blackpool in the Sierra Leone National Premier League.