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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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George Weah called as Liberia Lone Stars Meets Tunisia in Monrovia

Listener Staff Report George Weah, the son of football great and former World Footballer of the Year George Oppong Manneh Weah will get his second opportunity to play for the national team, when Liberia meets Tunisia in the ongoing Afcons qualifiers. Weah Junior was also called during Liberia’s away match to Togo in Lome weeks ago, as Liberia lost 2-1 to the Sparrow Hawks and Emmanuel Adebayo in Lome. He came on as a second half substitute. Weah junior was born in Liberia but grew up in the United States….

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James Debbah Lone Stars Selection draws fire

Hawa Wesseh New Liberian coach James Salinsa Debbah has come under fire from football journalists in the country, for naming players that are not playing regularly in their respective teams abroad, to the national team, the Lone Stars. And the criticisms become more relevant when you considered he has no coaching experience, and this will be his first major international match against a really good Togolese side that is being coached by a Belgian tactician, Tom Saintfiet who has worked in Africa for almost a decade. Saintfiet has bounced around…

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Liberia Lone Stars Calls Up Inaki Wiliams of Alethico

Hawa Wesseh The Liberian national football team Lone Stars has begun training in Monrovia as the team gets ready to face Togo in preparation of the Afcons. Newly appointed coach James Debbah for the Lone Stars has said his team will play “attractive and effective” football. The coach has announced that 25 out of the 40 called-up local players would make the team for the joint 2017 AFCON and 2016 CHAN qualifiers. . According to the 2017 AFCON Group A fixture, Liberia will play six games, home and away, against…

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Reload: Cranes Fortify Fortress For Liberia Lone Stars

  By Hawa Wesseh Uganda is still hopeful it can win all of its three remaining three games and qualify for the 2014 Brazil Fifa World Cup ahead of its competitors, despite lying at the bottom of the log in group J. The cranes lost 2-0 away at the Monrovia Sports Complex to the “non-fancied Liberian,” national team when Scotsman Bobby Williamson and his boys were outgunned in Painesville with goals coming from towering Malaysian based forward Patrick Wleh, 36th mins, and South Africa’s Mamelodi Sundowns hit man Anthony Laffor,…

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Ugandan Cranes Vs Liberian Lone Stars

    By: Hawa Wesseh In preparation for the Federation of International Football [Fifa] world cup qualifications slated for Brazil next year, Liberia Lone Stars will faced the Uganda Cranes in Monrovia on March 24. Interim Coach Frank Jericho Nagbe named recently 12 overseas professionals and 25 local players. The list is expected to be trimmed to 23 players, but observers believed the overseas players list will remain as it is meaning cuts are expected to come from the other end. Nagbe, recently appointed on the recommendation of George Weah…

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