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“It is very very important to work with Liberian coaches. So I am not thinking about bringing coaches [backroom staff] from outside. There is a huge amount of talent here. “From my experiences of working in English, Asian and African football and trying to enhance the level of the league here and from a development perspective, the ultimate goal is to improve [Liberia’s] Fifa rankings and qualify for Afcon.” Op-ed 

Liberia: What we know about coach Peter Butler so far

      During his tenure at the helm of Zebras for three years, the British coach and former West Ham United player did not achieved much. In essence many local football pundits would agree that Butler is more suited to development than managing a senior national team. Despite failing to qualify for any top tier competitions including Africa Cup of Nations and FIFA World Cup, Butler proved to be an outstanding talent scout. Bold, brash and confrontational, the Englishman has also proved to be a hard worker having scoured…

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