Former Mena Queens Coach Hassan Malik Mansaray has been appointed as the Head Coach of the Sierra Leone Women's Under-20 team , the Sierra Leone Football Association Executive announced through a public notice dated 3rd May , 2023.
The Former Airtel Rising stars award winner with Suba Football Club , is making a return to the West Africa football Union tourney for a second stint, after assisting Abdulai Kaloga'Bah as assistant Coach 1 of the Sierra Queens during the WAFU Zone 'A' Women's Tournament in 2020, and also in the qualifying series when they hosted their matches in Liberia due to the renovation work at the Siaka Stevens stadium.
Hassan disclosed to this medium, that he is excited and grateful to the President of Sierra Leone Football Association and Executive Committee for the confidence they reposed in him.
He maintained that he understands the dynamics around the women's game and that would give him the upper hand to earn good results.
The Female U-20 that is expected to commence on the 22nd of May to the 3rd of June 2023 , would be Hassan Mansaray's big test in the field of coaching.
Meanwhile , his appointment will be for the period of May 2023 , to May 2024 except otherwise communicated to him.
Broadcaster Hawa Dauda has also been appointed as Head of Media for the National Women's U-20 Side.
For the SLFA Executive Committee, reaching a new feat in the Women's game would increase the gains in projecting a viable succession plan therein.