Preview: Liberia Vs. Zimbabwe

By Phumzile Ngcatshe Zimbabwe will welcome Liberia on Sunday in their opening Group G clash of their 2019 CAF Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers and will want to claim a win in front of their home fans. The Warriors are fresh from parting ways with their coach, Kalisto Pasuwa, who helped guide them to the continental showpiece in Gabon earlier this year. However, their dismal failure pushed the football association, ZIFA, to part ways and handed the reins to former player Norman Mapeza. Mapeza guided the national side to their…

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Liberia Meets Sierra Leone on FIFA Match Day

Liberia will play Sierra Leone on June 5, 2017 in Monrovia in an international friendly football encounter at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium, a release from the Liberian FA said. The Liberia Football Association (LFA) said it has accepted a request from the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) for the game to be played on FIFA International match day in Monrovia. Both countries are preparing for the 1st qualifying round matches of the 2019 African Cup of Nations expected to be played in Cameroon. According to a release from the LFA,…

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It is time for Keith Nah to Get A Lone Stars Call Up

By Wleh Bedell Keith Nah, the former LPRC Oilers lethal finisher who has being rattling the net for the past four seasons in the Asian nation of Myanmar and has won thousands of admirers to become his club [Ayeyawady] higher scorer is ready for national duty. The name Keith Martu Nah called the “Liberian Neymar and Malouda” by his fans, for his turbo booted pace, sublime skills, assists and deadly finishing has just the right attitude to don the national colors. The former Liberia National U-20 starlet and local based…

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Stoke City Interested In ‘Ironman’Jerbo

It’s very rare for players to make the leap from a league in Africa to the Premier League, but it appears Stoke City are trying to find talent in more obscure places these days, focusing on the southern continent rather than Europe. Following the somewhat successful acquisition of young Egyptian winger Ramadan Sobhi from El Ahly Cairo last summer, the Potters have continued to scout the north African leagues, only to discover William Jebor. According to FootMercato in France, the 25-year-old has caught the eye of the Premier League club,…

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A LOOK AT LIBERIA ON THE MEDAL PODIUM

  By Manseen Logan   Few professional athletes are blessed enough to gain national support and sponsorship, allowing them to focus solely on the grueling competition process. Others have to muster up the time and money to train, travel, and compete.  Many Liberians find themselves in the latter group. In between full-time jobs, some Liberian athletes have the energy to not only train and compete, but also win. Their victories matched with the minimal support they often receive makes their medals even more impressive. African Championships and All Africa Games medal…

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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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