Sierra Leone football is mourning the death of former East End Lions FC and Leone Stars player – James Ekundayo Hans Strasser who passed away on June 10, 2020 at his residence in Freetown.

The iconic Hans Strasser captain who played for East End Lions FC in the 60’s and 70’s died at age 83

In fact, he is regarded by many as one of the greatest footballers of all-time to come from Sierra Leone, having played as defender, midfielder and striker.

The East End Lions Football Club on Friday, June 19, 2020 paid their last respect to the late James Hans Strasser.

Strasser made his debut for Lions in 1958, going on to win many league titles. He also had stints with the Sierra Leone national team.