John Sherington

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John Sherington
Personal information
Full name John Jebbor Sherington
Date of birth 1952 (age 64–65)
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1972 Sierra Leone ? (?)
Teams managed
Years Team
1996–97 Sierra Leone
2003–06 Sierra Leone
2015– Sierra Leone

John Jebbor Sherington (sometimes spelt as John Sherrington or Jeboh Sherrington) is the current coach of the Sierra Leone national football team.

As a player, he represented Sierra Leone in the 1974 FIFA World Cup qualification campaign, playing against Ivory Coast in October 1972.[1]

In 1996-1997 and from 2003–2007, Sherington was the head coach of the Sierra Leone.[2] He was an assistant to Brazilian José Antonio Nogueira from 1997-2003. He was sacked in October 2007.[3]

He was appointed as national team coach in June 2015.[4]


  1. ^ John SheringtonFIFA competition record
  2. ^ Barrie, Mohamed Fajah (16 September 2003). "Sierra Leone name coach". BBC News. Retrieved 18 March 2009. 
  3. ^ Barrie, Mohamed Fajah (14 October 2007). "Leone Stars coach sacked". BBC News. Retrieved 18 March 2009. 
  4. ^ Barrie, Mohamed Fajah (4 June 2015). "John Jebbor Sherington takes charge of Sierra Leone".