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Sierra Leone FA president Isha Johansen released after she was arrested over corruption allegations

Isha Johansen was detained after failing to attend the Anti-Corruption Commission hearing that was scheduled for September 7.

She said, “Events over the past 48 hours (have) left me shocked and mortified,”

Johansen said in a statement.

“My innocence in any allegations involving corruption or related offences is undisputed.”

[perfectpullquote align=”full” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]”My fourteen-year career in football administration nationally and globally has from the onset been centered around bringing integrity and good governance into football” [/perfectpullquote]

she added.

Speaking to Reuters, the head of the Anti-Corruption Commission, Ady Macauley said he ordered the arrests due to the

“failed to answer to our repeated requests to report to us for an investigation into discrepancies in the financial statements of the SLFA.”

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