An AFCON campaign for Sierra Leone that has featured a roller coaster of emotions for Leone Stars supporters will come to an end on Tuesday, but the team remarkably still has a chance of achieving qualification at home against Benin. The recent record for Sierra Leone is not particularly encouraging with the hosts having not defeated Benin in recent history. However, after coming back from four goals down to draw Nigeria earlier to stay in the hunt, having a home match to decide their fate is all the team can ask for.
Football Sierra Leone’s Alie Bittar takes a look at the recent history between the two teams and how massive an achievement a win and qualification would be for Sierra Leone. The West African nation has not qualified for the AFCON since 1996.
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