Lone Stars Coach James Debbah Takes A Break

The Lone Stars Head Coach, James Salinsa Debbah has said he is taking a break to seek medical attention in the United States. Debbah has announced he was resigning from the Liberian national team as head coach, terming criticisms against him as unfair and which have mounted in recent weeks. Veteran Ghanaian Coach Kwesi Appiah has been tipped to fill the void, a report the Liberian FA has denied. With less than twenty mins left on June 5, at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium in Monrovia, Debbah surrendered a 2-0 lead…

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Coach Kwesi Appiah to be handed Liberia job

Ex-Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah is set to take over the Liberia national team job, GHANASoccernet.com understands. He will replace James Salinsa Debbah who has said he is resigning for the second time in a month after criticisms of his inability to beat Togo at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium in Monrovia in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. Appiah is the current in charge of Sudanese top-flight side Al Khartoum SC. “A lot of young Liberian players will find success under Appiah,” a Liberian Football Association source spoke on the…

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Liberia linked with Ex- Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah

By: Hawa Wesseh Former Ghana Black Stars Coach Kwesi JamesAppiah, will likely replace James Salinsa Debbah who has said he is resigning for the second time in a month, given heavy criticisms against him in Liberia, that he lacked the technical nous to coach the national team, after he failed to beat the Togo Hawks in a afcon qualification at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium in Monrovia few weeks ago. Appiah is the current coach of Sudanese side Al Khartoum SC. The Ghanaian trainer took the Black Stars to the 2014World…

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Nigerian Manager Stephen Keshi Is Dead

Stephen Keshi will be remembered, he’s a coach the Liberia Lone Stars should have hired AFP— One of African football’s most recognisable figures, former Nigeria player and coach Stephen Keshi, has died of a suspected heart attack, his family said on Wednesday. He was 54. Keshi in 2013 led Nigeria’s Super Eagles to victory in the Africa Cup of Nations, and a year later took the side to the last 16 of the World Cup finals in Brazil. Only he and Egypt’s Mahmoud El-Gohary won the AFCON as player and…

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Lone Stars of Liberia succumbed to pressure

By Wleh Bedell The Lone Stars of Liberia succumbed to pressure on Sunday In Monrovia against a well drilled Togo’s Sparrow Hawks team that came from two goals down to walk away with a vital away point in a nerve wrecking 2-2 draw in the the Gabon 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium (ATS). The sticks were high, but, the Lone Stars needed a must win match to brighten their chances to qualify for their third Africa Nations Cup finals in 15 years. The Liberians…

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AFCONS 2016 Preview: Liberia Vs. Togo

By Wleh Bedell Liberia and Togo find themselves in a must win situation in what should be an intriguing fixture in the Gabon 2017 African Cup of Nations Qualifier on Sunday, June 5, 2016. With the Lone Stars in the pole position in Group one with 9 points from four games while their Sunday’s opponents having 2 points less from the same number of games, this fixture is certainly expected to be intriguing. Tunisia is expected to wrap up the maximum three points against traditional whipping boys Djibouti, the win…

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Liberia Lone Stars winger Oliseh is back and ready

Liberian Listener Staff Report Former CSKA Moscow winger Sekou Jabateh Oliseh is back with the national team of Liberia to face the Hawks of Togo, in a tough game that will see Frenchman and veteran coach Claude Le Roy in charge as the two West African countries butt heads in Monrovia, at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium. Jabateh had been previously overlooked because he was without a professional contract. A constant feature for the national outfit he was briefly axed as he was not playing and attached, having been on loan…

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Liberia calls 19 Pros for Togo clash

Lone Stars Head Coach James Salinsa Debbah has invited a 19 man strong foreign based contingent for the National Team Nation’s Cup Qualifier against Togo. Sekou Oliseh Jabateh, Francis Grandpa Doe, Patrick Gerhardt and Tonia Tisdell are making their return to the national team. Head Coach James Salinsa Debbah said the return of the four players is part of his rotation policy, according to a press release from the Liberian FA. The Former Liberian International named defenders invited for the match as Jordan based Teah Dennis, Gizzie Dorbor based in…

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Fifa Rankings: Liberia drops 8 points

The Liberia Lone Stars will now drop to 109 place on the fifa cocoa cola rankings. Belgium dropped one point and will be seated at number two over all on the rankings, while Argentina gained one point and seated at number one. Guinea Bissau gained 45 points and now seated at 102. Seven points above Liberia. Bissau lost to Liberia few months ago 3-1 at home. Algeria will occupy the number one spot in Africa, closely followed by the Elephants of Ivory coast. Liberia is sandwiched between Syria at 110,…

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