Leoneans are especially fond of soccer. While the national team, the Leone Stars, has not played in a World Cup or Africa Cup of Nations, this does not affect the country's enthusiasm for the sport. Cricket, basketball, and boxing are also popular.
Fitness centers, lawn-tennis clubs, golf courses, polo fields, yacht clubs, riding stables, and beaches offer an incredibly large range of options to those living in Sierra Leone, particularly in its major cities and surrounding areas. Aerobics, badminton, scuba diving, swimming, yachting, yoga, ballet, darts, running, rugby, adult and children's softball, tennis, and golf are just a few of the sports enjoyed by expatriates and others. Lessons are available in most of these sports.