Monrovia – Liberia’s female national team has sailed through to the semifinal of the 2020 West African Football Union Tournament Zone-A currently taking place in Makenni, Sierra Leone, at the Wusum Field. Head coach Robert Lartey and his technical staff made two changes to the team that started the 3-0 defeat to Mali at the maiden edition of the West African Football Union (Wafu Zone A) women’s Nations Cup finals in Sierra Leone on 28 February. Sports 

Liberia Stops Gambia to Reach WAFU Semifinal

Monrovia – Liberia’s female national team has sailed through to the semifinal of the 2020 West African Football Union Tournament Zone-A currently taking place in Makenni, Sierra Leone, at the Wusum Field. Head coach Robert Lartey and his technical staff made two changes to the team that started the 3-0 defeat to Mali at the maiden edition of the West African Football Union (Wafu Zone A) women’s Nations Cup finals in Sierra Leone on 28 February. Earth Angels’ striker Kanties Sayee replaced Senior Professionals’ striker Bernice Willie and World Girls’…

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Four years ago, Richardson will admit he wasn’t truly prepared for that level of competition. Now he’s ready to swim with the sharks. “I’ve proven that I can handle competing against the best in the world,” Richardson said. “In GLORY, I was facing some of the best in the world at what they do. If the UFC is the next opportunity for me, you know I’m going to take that shot. “Regardless if you’re undefeated or you’re a champion if you fight me you’re going to know you’re in a fight. Cause I don’t give anything to anybody easy.” Sports 

Nate Richardson from a war-torn Liberia, to UFC dream

  Damon Martin Nate Richardson still has fond memories of his former home in Africa despite leaving the country when he was just a child. The featherweight prospect, who competes in the co-main event at LFA 82 this Friday, grew up in the west African country of Liberia, where his family made a good home until a volatile civil war broke out in the late 1990s. “As a kid, you remember the good times,” Richardson told MMA Fighting. ‘I didn’t have toys as much, but I just got to play…

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Kieh’s invite to the nationwide group complies with the LEAD MFA U-15 women’ remarkable project in2019, where they wonTheTarget U.S.A. mug in Minnesota, U.S.A. Their success made them the initial ladies' football group from Liberia of any kind of age to win a worldwide competition. Their success in their previous worldwide project attracted the focus of over40,00 0Liberians and also worldwide followers, along with, a main congratulatory declaration from President George Weah, Africa’s justBallon d’Or champion. Sports 

Blessing Kieh: Liberia’s 15-year-old star on the rise

Miriam Jackson LEAD Monrovia Football Academy’s Blessing Kieh to aid Algeria in their pursuit to get the FIFA U-17 Women World Cup. Blessing Kieh from LEAD Africa’s front runner institution in Liberia, LEAD Monrovia Football Academy (LEAD MFA) has actually begun 2020 on a high note. Kieh and also 5 various other women from the academy were picked to sign up with the Liberian U-17 National Women’s Team in their proposal to get the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup to be presented in India this year. Despite this being just…

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2020 FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup Qualifiers: Liberia 3-0 Guinea Sports 

U20 Women’s World Cup Qualifiers: Liberia drowns Guinea 3-0

It was an amazing weekend of football for Liberians on Sunday, January 19, after the U20 women’s national team secured a 3-0 victory their Guinean counterparts at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium (ATS) in the ongoing FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup qualifiers. Blanco FC forward, Agatha Nimene scored a hat-trick to give Liberia an advantage ahead of the return leg in Conakry, Guinea. The match, which was marked by an impressive turnout from football fans, saw Liberia taking the lead in the 18th minute through a free-kick that was superbly swung…

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Appiah was on a $35,000 per month contract following his second coming as coach of the national team. According to him, Kurt Okraku led administration wanted him out due to the lack of communication concerning his contract. “When you are working and the people in charge are not telling you anything, it obviously means that they want you out of the job,” Appiah told Nhyira FM. Sports 

Ghana FA Owes Me $210,000, Six Months Salary -Coach Appiah

  Former Ghana coach, Kwesi Appiah has disclosed that the Ghana Football Association (GFA) owes him arrears of six months. The 59-year-old parted ways with the Ghana FA after his two year deal with the FA on December 31, 2019. Appiah was on a $35,000 per month contract following his second coming as coach of the national team. According to him, Kurt Okraku led administration wanted him out due to the lack of communication concerning his contract. “When you are working and the people in charge are not telling you…

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Mane won the UEFA Champions League and the FIFA Club World Cup with his teammate Salah, but he went the extra mile to inspire his nation Senegal to the final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations held in Egypt. He was also joint English Premier League top scorer with Mohamed Salah and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in the 2018/19. The Senegalese award has brought an end to Mohamed Salah’s reign as African Footballer of the Year- won it in 2017 and 2018. Sports 

African Footballer Of The Year, Mane Named In A Colorful Ceremony In Cairo

Mane was named in a colourful ceremony held in Cairo, Egypt on recently. Sadio Mane who had a sensational year of football with club and country beat off competition from his Liverpool teammate Mohamed Salah and Riyad Mahrez to win the most prestigious individual football honour on the continent. Mane won the UEFA Champions League and the FIFA Club World Cup with his teammate Salah, but he went the extra mile to inspire his nation Senegal to the final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations held in Egypt. He…

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Williams won 12 Grand Slam titles over the past decade — no woman has won more than three over the past 10 seasons — and spent more than three years straight at the top of the WTA rankings. She became the oldest No. 1 player in WTA history, too, and tied Steffi Graf’s record for most consecutive weeks at the top. Sports 

Serena Williams named Associated Press’ Female Athlete of the Decade

After consistent dominance on the court over the past 10 years, it’s only fitting that Serena Williams takes the top honors as the decade comes to a close. Williams was named the Associated Press’ Female Athlete of the Decade after a vote by AP sports editors and beat writers, the AP announced on Saturday. It will announce the Male Athlete of the Decade on Sunday. “When the history books are written, it could be that the great Serena Williams is the greatest athlete of all time … I like to call it…

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In recent years, musical artists such as Kendrick Lamar and Missy Elliott have written songs referencing Kinte, who remains a symbol of defiance to many. A former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, Kaepernick has also become a symbol of defiance after kneeling during the national anthem throughout the 2016 NFL season to protest inequality and racist police brutality. Sports 

Colin Kaepernick wears a ‘Kunta Kinte’ T-shirt at his NFL tryout

Colin Kaepernick wore a ‘Kunta Kinte’ T-shirt at his NFL tryout to give a nod to the enslaved main character from Roots as he tried to impress league scouts after a three-year absence _____________________ Colin Kaepernick did not answer reporters’ questions at Saturday’s NFL tryout in Atlanta, but he did make a statement by arriving in a T-shirt bearing the name of author Alex Haley’s main character in Roots, the award-winning novel about slavery in the American South. The embattled free agent quarterback did a workout for a handful of…

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“We are saddened to hear about the passing of Daniel Yallah,” the Union said in a statement. “Talented, yet selfless, Daniel’s only concern after his diagnosis was for his two younger siblings. He will be missed.” In addition to his younger siblings, Mr. Yallah is survived by siblings, Norah, Florence, Giftlyn, Hilton, and Secret, who live in Africa. A viewing at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, will be followed by 11 a.m. services at West Laurel Hill Funeral Home and Cemetery, 225 Belmont Ave., Bala Cynwyd. Burial is private. Sports 

Budding Liberia star who styled for Philadelphia Union FC, loses life to cancer

Daniel C. Yallah, 19, of Philadelphia, a budding soccer star and student who came to the United States from Liberia in pursuit of advancement, died Friday, Nov. 15, of complications from liver cancer at his home. Mr. Yallah was born in Gbarnga and grew up in a section of the city populated by refugees. He had seven siblings. His grades at the local school qualified him for a private school, where he studied from sixth to the ninth grades. In the fall of 2015, his mother, Sarah Meemie Yallah, accompanied…

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Liberia call-off training session in Freetown amid tension New Liberia coach Peter Butler was compelled to call-off today's training session at the Siaka Stevens Stadium in Freetown following the invasion of session by angry Sierra Leoneans. Led by their team manager, they threw stones, urine in bottle and physically attacked and assaulted Bryant McGill, a policy analyst from the sports ministry, goalkeeping coach Sunday Seah and former Liberia Sports 

Liberian National Team attacked in Sierra Leone

    New Liberia coach Peter Butler was compelled to call-off today’s training session at the Siaka Stevens Stadium in Freetown following the invasion of the session by angry Sierra Leoneans. Led by their team manager, they threw stones, urine in bottles and physically attacked and assaulted Bryant McGill, a policy analyst from the sports ministry, goalkeeping coach Sunday Seah and former Liberia international Joe Nagbe, who is an advisor to sports Minister Zeogar Wilson, complained. There was just one military and police officer assigned to the training session. A…

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