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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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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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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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William Jerbo’s Hat Trick Lifts Liberia Over Guinea Bissau In 3-1 Win

Hawa Wesseh Liberia will move on to the next round of its world cup qualifying campaign to meet the Elephants of Ivory Coast having dismissed Guinea Bissau at home on Tuesday night, October 13th, to progress to the next round of 2018 World Cup qualifying. The first leg ended 1-1 in Monrovia, a week ago, with Jerbo also scoring from the spot. Liberia was all business from the get go, when William Jerbo who plays in Spain for SD Ponferradina, scored in the 8th minute before adding his second in…

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Sao Tome Stun Ethiopia, Liberia Held

Sao Tome Principe, an island state of 200 000 inhabitants off the Gabon coast, shocked Ethiopia 1-0 in the first leg of their 2018 Fifa World Cup Russia™ qualifier. Portugal-born Luis Leal scored three minutes from time at Estadio National 12 de Julho in Sao Tome to give the fourth weakest African national team by rankings an unexpected victory. Ethiopia, 85 places above the Saotomeans in the Fifa/Coca-Cola World Rankings, host the second leg of the first-round tie in Addis Ababa on Sunday with a match-up against Congo at stake….

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Preview: Liberia Vs. Guinea-Bissau World Cup Qualifier

By Kelvin Yeaher The Liberian Lone Stars will this Thursday, October 8, square off against the national team of Guinea-Bissau in the preliminary stage of the FIFA World Cup qualifier. The tournament will be hosted by Russia in June of 2018. The match will be the first meeting between the two sides in any CAF and or FIFA competition. The Liberians, are coming off a vital win against one of Africa’s football giants, the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia, and will be poised to make it two wins in as many…

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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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Liberian Striker Ronaldinho Wleh Recall To The Lone Stars

LL STAFF REPORT Liberia coach James Salinsa Debbah has named 26 players for the Lone Stars’ home match against Guinea Bissau next week. The Lone Stars will play host to the Guinea Bissau at the ATS in the first leg of the 2018 FIFA World Cup at home. Star striker Patrick Wleh is being recalled. He is listed as 50-50 as he nursed a recent injury. Included also is FC Fassell’s goalie Sampson Giddings, Dioh Williams, and Marcus McCauley. Goal Keepers Tommy Songo, Saylee Swen, Sampson Giddings Defenders Solomon Grimes,…

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Liberia Beat Tunisia 1-0 In Afcons Qualifier in Monrovia

MONROVIA—After a string of loses including a June meltdown in Lome Togo, when the Lone Stars registered first on the score sheet through a William Jerbo 43rd minute strike which was erased as the Sparrow Hawks went on to win 2-1, and a deadly Ebola virus outbreak which saw football activities suspended in the West African country with almost 5thousand deaths, very few gave Liberia’s Lone Stars a chance, ranked 160, on the fifa index. Also a sour note before the opening whistle, with No. 1 goalkeeper Nathaniel Sherman freak…

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Preview: Liberia vs. Tunisia Afcons 2015 Qualifiers

By: Ralph Geeplay The Liberian National team the Lone Stars of Liberia will lock horns with Tunisia on Saturday, September 5th in Monrovia for the 2017 African Cup of Nations qualifier, at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium (ATS). Enthusiasm in Monrovia is high, as James Debbah sees his first full international as coach of the West African nation, recently declared free by the World Health Organization [WHO] to host international matches in the wake of the deadly Ebola. Neighbors, Guinea and Sierra Leone were not so lucky, however. Veteran Tunisian Coach…

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