The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mr. William Fayia Sellu on January 26, 2023, unveiled his wife, Mrs. Matilda Doris Sellu as the new Team Manager of the Sierra Leone Police (SLP) Female Football Team, at a well-attended ceremony which took place at the Sierra Leone Police Wives Association Hall at Kingtom.
The ceremony was graced by a plethora of female football players and a host of Senior Police Officers.
It is a tradition in the SLP that at any time a new IGP is appointed, his wife automatically becomes the Manager of the Female Football Team. It is on the basis of this tradition, that Mrs. Sellu inherited the position of managing the SLP Female Football Team.
Immediately after her unveiling, Mrs. Sellu, who doubles as the President of the Sierra Leone Police Wives Association, acknowledged her new position and dedicated it to God Almighty whom she believed would endow her with wisdom to execute her new role as Team Manager.
She admitted having little knowledge about the rules of the game of football; but hoped that her new position would help her quickly learn about the game and thereby increase her knowledge about the sport of football, generally. She promised to be hard-working so as to leave a long lasting legacy in the history of sports in the SLP.
The IGP, on whose direct supervision is the sporting department pledged to support all sporting disciplines in the SLP during his era, in order to achieve new sporting records. He also acknowledged not to have fully competed in sporting activities during his childhood and adolescent stages; but however revealed to have recently become an admirer of sporting activities, which he said helps to sharpen the brain. He promised that his administration would focus on improving sporting activities in the SLP.

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