“Being an Alhaji Can’t Kill My Soccer Dream in Sierra Leone”- Alhaji F.A. Thoronka

    Alhaji Foray Amara Thoronka

    By Karifa Kello Thoronka

    The founder of Foray Football club in Alikalia Town popularly known as Kuranko London, Alhaji Foray Amara Thoronka, has disclosed that he is willing to support his community’s football club.

    He revealed this after coming back from Mecca this year. While many was thinking that after coming from Mecca the young man will not be involved in Soccer anymore, he says that being an Alhaji cannot kill his dream for soccer. Alhaji Foray noted that his aim of founding the football club in 2018 is to promote the young talents in Alikalia Town and Koinadugu district at large.

    “I have signed two new players for the team on my arrival, Musa Yanka from Bumbumna and Laurence Kanu from Alikalia Town,” he revealed  further  noting that if only the players are serious and focus on the game he is ready to finance the team at all times.

    He disclosed plans to register the team at the district level going further to encourage the players to pay more attention to football as that might be their career in life.

    The team manager of the team, Foray Messi Thoronka, thanked and appreciated the founder for his good initiative saying such is going to help the boys to develop their careers in football. He added that since the establishment of the club they have been participating in several competitions in both Alikalia and outside Alikalia town. He assured the Management of Foray Football Club, the team captain, Sulaiman Koroma, of good performances and victories at all times. He also appealed to others to start promoting sports in the district.

    The President of Alikalia Streams United for Social Action [ASUSA] Kallie Kekura Jalloh endorsed the idea of Alhaji Foray Amara Thoronka, maintaining that he has helped in bringing the youths together in the name of sports as that is also one of the aims and objectives of the ASUSA organization in Alikalia Town. He concluded by encouraging the sons of the soil to help develop and promote the town and the district as a whole.




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