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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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Afcons Roundup: Liberia Edge Group Leader Tunisia 0-1

Soccerway—South Sudan earned their first ever competitive victory with a 1-0 win over Equatorial Guinea in their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Saturday. The minnows joined the ranks of international football in 2012 and had not found the net since a 3-1 defeat to Kenya in November 2013, but Atak Lual’s 52nd-minute strike was enough to seal a 1-0 win in Juba. The momentous result lifts Lee Sung-Je’s side to second place in Group C ahead of Benin’s clash with Mali on Sunday. There was similar joy for Liberia,…

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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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Liberia Vs. Tunisia Youssef Msakni Recalled

By Oluwashina Okeleji BBC Sport—Youssef Msakni returns to the Tunisia squad for the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Liberia six months after he last played for the team. The 24-year-old, who plays in Qatar, is part of coach Henry Kasperczak’s 23-man group for the 6 September Group A tie. Kasperczak has chosen eight Etoile du Sahel players, but has left out CS Sfaxien’s Ali Maaloul and Club Africain’s Houcine Nater. “With due respect, Etoile are the best team in Tunisia right now,” he said. “I will never ignore or…

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Liberian Lone Stars Coach James Debbah 22 Man List

By Wleh Bedell The recent list released by Lone Stars struggling Coach James Salinsa Debbah brings to the limelight a chunk of talking points. The list when look at critically, is a representation of less than twenty percent of the best players at home and abroad as far as performance or current form is concerned, more so, with this crucial game against Tunisia. For example, there has been no competitive football in Indonesia for close to a year, yet still, a player named Adolphus Marshall is being selected from there…

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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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