The Sierra Leone Female Patriots Cricket team met with the Minister of Sports, Augusta James Teima, on August 11, 2023, to discuss their plans for the future and to seek her support for their continued development.
The team outlined their plans to compete in international tournaments and to raise the profile of cricket in Sierra Leone. They also discussed the challenges they face, such as a lack of funding and equipment.
Minister Teima expressed her support for the team and pledged to help them overcome these challenges. She noted that the team's success would be a positive step for the development of cricket in Sierra Leone.
This meeting was one of many introductory meetings held by representatives of different sporting disciplines to familiarize themselves with the newly appointed minister, who also happens to be the first female Sports minister.