Diamond Stars F.C.
|Full name||Diamond Stars Football Club of Kono|
|Ground||Koidu Sports Stadium
Koidu Town, Kono District, Sierra Leone
|League||Sierra Leone National Premier League|
|2012||1st out of 14 clubs|
The Diamond Stars Football Club is a Sierra Leonean professional football Club based in Koidu Town, Kono District, Sierra Leone. The club represent the diamond-rich Kono District and is a member of the Sierra Leone National Premier League, the top football league in Sierra Leone. The club is coached by a former Sierra Leonean international footballer Lamin Bangura.
The club got the name the Diamond Stars due to the rich diamond reserves in Kono district, where it is based. Diamond stars have one of the largest fan bases among Sierra Leonean football clubs and its supporters are primarily from Kono District. The club is owned and sponsored by the Koidu Holdings, diamond mining company.
The club have won the Sierra Leonean FA Cup once, in 1992 and they are one of the most popular football clubs in Sierra Leone.
- 1992. 2012
Performance in CAF competitions
- CAF Cup: 1 appearance
- 1994 – withdrew in Quarter-Finals
- CAF Cup Winners' Cup: 2 appearances
- 1989 – First Round
- 1993 – Preliminary Round
- Team profile – leballonrond.fr
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