Hervé Renard Lands Elephants Top Job

The Ivorian Football Federation have announced the appointment of former Zambia boss Hervé Renard as national team manager, via their official website and Twitter account this week. Renard’s last job was a season-long stint at Ligue 1 side FC Sochaux, which ended in relegation. The 45-year old has 15 years of managerial experience, and previously managed Zambia (twice) and Angola on an international level, as well as USM Alger, Sochaux, and several lower tier clubs. His playing career was mostly unremarkable, and the highlight of his time as a footballer…

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Nigeria’s Super Eagles Holds Italy in A London Friendly

Liberian Listener Sports Determined to go to Brazil next year and leave their mark on the World Cup, Steven Keshi and his Super Eagles were in London on November 18, to face former world champions Italy in what was a trilling encounter with both sides leveling 2-2. It was Italy that went ahead first with Giuseppe Rossi timely strike, but Nigeria would reply with two goals in five minutes before half-time. Toronto FC striker Bright Dike scored before Newcastle forward Shola Ameobi brilliant strike put the African Nations Cup champions…

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Liberian Stars On trial

      By: Wleh Bedell Two of the Liberia’s brightest stars, James Soto Roberts and Dominic Jarteh, were recently on trial in the Asian state of Brunei with Duli Pengiran Muda Mahkota Foot Club (PPMFC). The pair arrived in that country where they underwent a two-week trial. If successful, reports say, their talent would immediately be put to use to help the club to which they would be signed. Soto Roberts who plies his trade with Premiership outfit LPRC Oilers is a winger. Scouts say he has a strong pace…

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