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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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Manchester City’s Wilfred Bony named for Liberia Ivory Coast Clash

Fifa—Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony, Bordeaux’s Thomas Toure and Malaga defender Arthur Boka have been recalled by Côte d’Ivoire to face Liberia in back-to-back FIFA World Cup™ qualifiers later this month. French coach Michel Dussuyer unveiled his 24-player squad for the matches on Thursday. However, Manchester City star Yaya Toure is still missing. “We have to get past this round and that is what we’re going to try and do against Liberia, who are respectable opponents and who beat Tunisia during qualifying for the 2017 CAF Africa Cup of Nations…

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Lone Stars Striker Dioh Williams Recall For Guinea Bissau Clash

By Kelvin Yeaher Liberia International player Dioh Williams has returned to the national team of Liberia, the Lone Stars, after a protracted period in the wilderness. The call, which is the first for the former BK Hacken striker, under Lone Stars’ coach James Debbah came following a series of stellar performances by the striker for his club in the Swedish Allsvenskan [league] this season. The 31-year-old Liberian last played for the Red, White and Blue outfit in the 2013 AFCON qualifiers against Namibia. It was his lone goal that was…

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Nigeria’s Segun Odegbami unveils Fifa presidential bid

Former Nigeria international Segun Odegbami has announced his intention to become the next Fifa president. The 63-year-old, who won the 1980 Africa Cup of Nations as a player, is the second African to go for football’s top job, after Liberia’s Musa Bility. “Africa must play a big role in world football,” Odegbami told BBC Sport. Candidates wishing to replace the outgoing Sepp Blatter have until 26 October to receive the backing of five Fifa members. “My life’s ambition has always been to use football to make a difference in my…

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“FIFA Legacy of Corruption Under Blatter and Bility Pledge to End it”

The Editor, Does Musa Bility have the credibility to become FIFA’s president and clean up its corruption? The answer is a big fat NO! (Re “FIFA Legacy of Corruption Under Blatter and Bility Pledge to End it”) Look, FIFA is starving for a leader with good moral character, so how can you expect a ‘back-scratcher’ like Bility, to clean up its corruption, when much of Bility’s past is sketchy? 1) Does a man (Bility) who accepted bribe money for his vote to grant the World Cup to Qatar sounds someone…

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Like FIFA’s Sepp Blater: LFA’s Musa Bility must be investigated

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh Public corruption is a huge problem in Liberia, even in Liberian football. The Liberian Football Association (LFA), which is a part of the Liberian political, cultural and social landscape, is no exception regarding the issue of rampant corruption that enveloped the entire country over the years. Liberians (God, bless their forgiving, loving and tolerant hearts), in the midst of enormous suffering are aware of corruption and the gross inequality they’ve encountered and experienced in their own country. Liberians are also aware of the endless stories of corruption…

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Ghana Vs. Egypt: Bob Bradley’s 2-1 Win Not Enough

  Egypt Will Not Retain Bob Bradley   By: Takek Talaat Egyptian Football Association chairman Gamal Allam has announced they will not renew the contract of their head coach Bob Bradley. Pharaohs did not qualify to Brazil World Cup after lost their play off matches 7 -3 in aggregate against Ghana. ” Bob Bradley’s contract ended this night , and we will not renew for him , we will start search for a new coach” Gamal said after the match. ” I think Bradley will not accept to stay here…

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Liberia Lone Stars takes Uganda Cranes to the cleaners

  Listener Sports Liberia Lone Stars climbed to the second place in group J as the Brazil 2014 world cup qualifications campaign heats up over the weekend when they dismissed the Uganda Cranes 2-0 at the Monrovia sports Complex in Painesville. The Lone Stars opened the score sheet in the 36 minute through a header from Patrick Wleh, who Liberian sports writers are referring to as ‘Ronaldinho’. The Cranes had no answer for Liberia’s supremacy and ball possession, as the Lone Stars dominated both halves before their 40,000 cheering home fans. Wleh got his…

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