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Like Nigeria, Sierra Leone have their Kanu



Nwankwo Kanu’s fame cuts across Nigeria and the continent to Europe and worldwide for his football exploits. Just as Nigeria have Kanu, so also Sierra Leone can boast of theirs too.

In the Kamara-dominated provisional 38-man squad assembled by Coach John Kiester, their is a Kanu.

He is Idriss Kanu. If fielded this evening, it will be his third cap for Sierra Leone.

Kunle Solaja is the author of landmark books on sports and journalism as well as being a multiple award-winning journalist and editor of long standing. He is easily Nigeria’s foremost soccer diarist and Africa's most capped FIFA World Cup journalist, having attended all FIFA World Cup finals from Italia ’90 to Qatar 2022. He was honoured at the Qatar 2022 World Cup by FIFA and AIPS.

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