Sierra Leone head coach John Keister has named Shieku Conteh as replacement for captain Umaru Bangura ahead of Tuesday (today’s) encounter against the Super Eagles of Nigeria, reports NGNewsHub.com.
Bangura is suspended for the game after picking his second yellow card in the qualifiers in the Leone Stars 4-4 draw against the Super Eagles last Friday at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin City.
The FC Zurich of Switzerland star picked his first booking on matchday two against the Squirrels of Benin Republic in Cotonou.
Today’s encounter will take place at the Siaka Stevens Stadium, Freetown.
The Super Eagles top Group L with seven points three games. Benin Republic are second with six points, with Sierra Leone third on two points. Lesotho occupy last position with a single point.
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