Musa Kallon

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Musa Kallon
Personal information
Full name Musa Kallon
Date of birth (1970-04-08) 8 April 1970 (age 47)
Place of birth Kenema, Sierra Leone
Playing position Midfielder
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990–1998 Sierra Leone 3 (0)

Musa Kallon (born 8 April 1970, in Kenema, Sierra Leone) is a retired footballer and current coach in Sierra Leone. He is the older brother of Sierra Leonean international footballers Mohamed Kallon, and Kemokai Kallon.

Playing career[edit]

Club[edit]

As a footballer, Kallon played as a midfielder for Vanspor (1994–1995) in Turkey, Sportul Studenţesc (1995–1996) in Romania, and PSM Makassar/Ujung Pandang and Persebaya Surabaya (1996–1999) in Indonesia.

International[edit]

Kallon was capped several times for Sierra Leone between 1990 and 1998, and scored two goals in a 5–1 win against Niger in order to qualify Sierra Leone qualify for the 1996 African Cup of Nations in South Africa.

Coaching career[edit]

After retiring as a player, Kallon also coached the Sierra Leone U-17 side in the 2003 FIFA U-17 World Championship in Finland after managing a second place finish in the 2003 African U-17 Championship.

Kallon coached Kallon F.C. to a runners up position in the 2004–05 League Championship. He fell out with his players, management and his younger brother, however, who later sacked him. In 2005, Kallon was banned for a year after forcefully stopping a league match between Kallon FC and Diamond Stars by letting his daughter sit down in the centre of the field, after the players refused to play under him.[citation needed]

On 9 February 2016, Kallon was sacked by Old Edwardians.[1]

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