However, Lions were already the champions no matter the outcome of the match; as they were on 49 points whilst second place FC Kallon were on 43 points after completing their fixtures. After the due regulation time between Lions and Mighty Blackpool, it ended in a stalemate, which earned Lions 50 points and they were crowned champions. This is a league which started in January this year with 13 clubs out of 14; but what are the lessons learnt by the organizers and what are the expectations for these two clubs to take part in the upcoming continental tournament? Alhaji Komba is the Director of Communications for the Sierra Leone Premier League Board. He thanked government for the support at a time when the country was facing a FIFA suspension which allowed the Board to hold a successful league. East End Lions received their champions’ trophy which was handed over by the Vice President, Dr. Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh who was flanked by several government officials. Other award presentations will be done in August and it will be an official presentation, according to Premier League Board Chairman, Emmanuel Saffa Abdulai.