Give Coach Kieta time to stamp his philosophy on the Stars, building a team is a process

  By Wleh Bedell For the fourth time in a row, the Lone Stars will fail to qualify from the first round of the CHAN qualifiers after two previous elimination by Mauritania, and Senegal, and with the local Lone Stars on the brink of elimination in the ongoing qualifiers after a dismal 3-0 mauling at home by a rampant Senegal Teranga Lions on Sunday at the SKD, it’s just a proof that the local league here is below par, lowly rated, unattractive, lack the spark and competitiveness with the rest…

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28-MAN SQUAD Liberia has named 28 players who go camping tomorrow, 6 July in preparation for their CHAN qualifier with Senegal later this month. CHAN is a senior national team that comprises only players playing at home. The list includes 4 goalkeepers; 24 outfield players which comprise 9 defenders, 12 midfielders, and 3 forwards. Ashley Williams made the provisional pick, LISCR defender and U-20 skipper John Momo is also in and so is Freeport FC towering center half Budu Sherman, Watanga playmaker Farsedu Logan and Invincible Eleven starlet Sedeki Kromah.…

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Liberia Joseph Fahnbulleh Is NCAA Double Champion at Both the 200m and 100m Races

Associated Press, EUGENE, Oregon — Florida’s Joseph Fahnbulleh pulled away at the finishes to win the 100m and 200m at the NCAA track and field championships Friday night. Fahnbulleh, fifth in the Tokyo Olympic 200m for Liberia, won the NCAA 100m title first in a personal-best 10.00 seconds. Tennessee freshman Favour Ashe was second in 10.08. Oregon’s Micah Williams, who had the nation’s fastest time of 9.86 seconds this year, finished seventh. “I just did my race plan, and that was it,” Fahnbulleh matter-of-factly said. He won the 200m later in the evening…

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Mexico El Tri dismiss Nigeria Super Eagles 2-1, at the AT&T Stadium in Dallas

In what was the first match of Coach José Peseiro as Head Coach of the Super Eagles, CONCACAF‘s perennial champions Mexico beat Nigeria 2-1 at the iconic AT&T Stadium in Dallas on Saturday night. Missing so many first-team players including Captain Ahmed Musa and being the first time they were coming together for any session since the disappointment of the 2022 FIFA World Cup ticket miss, the three-time African champions were projected to be sitting ducks for the Mexicans to roast in the State of Texas – a jurisdiction that…

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Buhari withdrawn country’s basketball teams from international competition for two years

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has withdrawn the country’s national basketball teams from international competition for the next two years, directly violating the non-interference statutes set out by FIBA. On Thursday, a statement from the office of Nigeria’s Sports Minister Sunday Dare read: “Following the unending crises that have plagued and nearly crippled basketball development in the country, President Muhammadu Buhari has today approved the immediate withdrawal of Nigeria from all International Basketball Competitions for a period of two years.” Dare added: “Government intends to utilize this period of break to…

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Tall Order for Lone Stars

  By Wleh Bedell The Lone Stars of Liberia will have their hands fold when they face 1976 Afcon winners Morocco Atlas Lions, 1996 Afcon champions Bafana Bafana of South Africa, and five times Afcon appearance Zimbabwe Warriors in Group K of the Ivory Coast 2023 Afcon qualifiers. It’s a Herculean task for the red, white, and blue outfit who are still lacking the pedigree to compete with the elite sides of the continent since the exit of the famous “Weah XI”. To make matter worse, they are under the…

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Nigerian Football Federation Drops Jose Peseiro, Appoints Amuneke Super Eagles’ Coach

The federation retained Augustine Eguavoen as Interim Technical Adviser while former Nigeria World Cup star and former U-20 Boys’ Head Coach, Emmanuel Amuneke, was appointed as a Chief Coach and an immediate assistant to Eguavoen. The Nigeria Football Federation on Monday announced the reconstitution of the technical crew of the Senior Men National Team, Super Eagles. The federation retained Augustine Eguavoen as Interim Technical Adviser while former Nigeria World Cup star and former U-20 Boys’ Head Coach, Emmanuel Amuneke, was appointed as a Chief Coach and an immediate assistant to…

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Senegal reap rewards for sticking with trailblazing coach Aliou Cisse

Dakar (AFP) – Thousands of Senegalese supporters are celebrating their country’s maiden Africa Cup of Nations win on Monday, feting coach Aliou Cisse, who only a month ago was battered by criticism over his tactical choices. Fans hailing global stars such as Liverpool’s Sadio Mane and Chelsea’s Edouard Mendy were also chanting the name of Cisse after he orchestrated their win over Mohamed Salah’s Egypt 4-2 in a penalty shoot-out in Sunday’s final in Cameroon. The game had finished goalless after extra time. The victory marked Senegal’s first in the tournament…

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With U-15 Liberia Football Looks Bright, The Lads Are Good!

By Wleh Bedell   Liberia’s UEFA B license Coach Ansu Keita is gradually revolutionizing youth football since taking over as head coach of the National U-15 and U-17. It’s a work in progress, and the current LFA president Mustapha Raji has noticed, saying ” I see future in the National U-15″. Raji’s optimism is being echoed by many stakeholders and ordinary fans alike as the lads in such a relatively short period under Coach Keita are making in-roads, playing eye-catching football through jaw-dropping performances to the delight of football fans.…

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Liberia 3-1 win sees striker Peter Wilson’s brace drowns Central African Republic in Morocco

  Liberia got their second and final victory in Group C of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers with a 3-1 win over the Central African Republic at the Stade Ibn Batouta in Morocco on Tuesday. Both Liberia and the Central African Republic went into Tuesday’s match with just pride and records to play for, as both teams had dropped out of the race for the qualifiers. It took just two minutes for Liberia to break the deadlock after Oscar Dorley’s cross into the box was headed in by Marcus…

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