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Category: Sports

South African Coach Igesund is sweating

South African Coach Igesund is sweating

By: Ralph Geeplay     Appointed in June this year to lead the South African national football team, Gordon Igesund, the home grown 76-year old silver hair tactician is finding out that life on the job is not as fancy as he thought when he accepted the post. Before him, it was Pitso Mosimane, Carlos Alberto Parreira, […]

Liberia must hire this man for the Lone Star job

Liberia must hire this man for the Lone Star job

By Ralph Geeplay           Recently, the Liberian national team, Lone Star suffered a humiliating 6-1 defeat at the hands of the Nigerian Super Eagles in Calabar, Nigeria, exposing Coach Kaetu Smith, who once described himself as a “good coach.” The Liberian Lone Star must hired a foreign coach, appoint Kaetu Smith as the under 23 caretaker and […]

Super Eagles of Nigeria crushed Liberian Lone Star in 2nd leg qualifier of the 2013 Nations Cup finals

Super Eagles of Nigeria crushed Liberian Lone Star in 2nd leg qualifier of the 2013 Nations Cup finals

By Wleh Bedell As expected, the Lone Star of Liberia lost to a star-saturated Super Eagles of Nigeria in the final round, second leg qualifier of the 2013 South Africa Nations Cup finals. After a pulsating 2-2 draw in the first leg on September 8, at the SKD stadium, the Lone Star needed a win, […]

"The pressure is on Nigeria," says star player

“The pressure is on Nigeria,” says star player

By Hawa Wesseh Even though Nigeria boasts of international players that are playing in high-profile European leagues, Liberia star player Sekou Oliseh Jabateh, who plays professionally for  CSKA Moscow, says the pedigree of the Super Eagles players is nothing to worry about, because pressure will be on Nigeria when the Super Eagles and Lone Star meet […]

"Liberia can qualify ahead of Nigeria"

“Liberia can qualify ahead of Nigeria”

Q&A with star player, Anthony Laffour, who plays in South Africa. Laffour is ex-captain of the Liberian Lone Star soccer team. Ex-captain Anthony Laffour of Liberia is certain the Lone Star can qualify ahead of the Nigerian Super Eagles. Laffour plays in South Africa, and recently granted this interview to Radio Station, Truth FM in […]

Liberia plays Niger in preparation for Nigeria

Liberia plays Niger in preparation for Nigeria

Staff Report      In preparation for the showdown in Calabar, Nigeria on October 13, Liberia was in Niamey on October 9 to play the Menas of Niger, in a thrilling 4-3 rout. The match played at the Seyni Kountche Stadium in Niamey, reports say, was closely fought with both team expected to do battle this […]

Obi's return for Liberia match excites Nigerians

Obi’s return for Liberia match excites Nigerians

Staff Report    Nigeria is leaving no stone unturned in its bid to succeed for South Africa 2013. Trainer Steve Keshi let it be known that qualifying for the continental football gala is high on his agenda. Inviting Chelsea star John Mikel Obi, whose absence from the first leg match played at the Monrovia sports Stadium saw […]

Lone Star and Super Eagles battle to 2-2 draw

Lone Star and Super Eagles battle to 2-2 draw

Ralph Geeplay      The Liberian Lone Stars on Saturday played the Super Eagles of Nigeria for the Afcons qualifyer slated for South Africa next year. The Liberian trio of Tonia Tisdell, Sekou Oliseh Jabateh and Zah Kranger proved too much for the Eagles to handle. The Nigerians seemed surprised by the quickness of the Liberian national team they […]

Kaetu Smith: “I am a good coach”

Kaetu Smith: “I am a good coach”

Ralph Geeplay  Lone Star head coach Kaetu Smith is expected to face a decisive moment of his coaching career, when his team meets the Nigerian Super Eagles this weekend in Monrovia. This is clearly a Goliath vs. David encounter that will put to test the coaching skills of Smith, who is expected to take his sling against […]

Six ways to catch the Nigerian Super Eagles

Six ways to catch the Nigerian Super Eagles

By Ralph Geeplay    The Super Eagles of Nigeria, as far as the record and other things are concerned are the favorites in their first leg clash with Liberia for a place at South Africa 2013 Nations Cup. The match which takes place at the SKD on Saturday, September 8, is regarded as a qualifiers as […]