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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 […]

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 […]

Liberia Football Association to name squad against Nigeria Super Eagles

Liberia Football Association to name squad against Nigeria Super Eagles

By Ralph Geeplay    The Liberian Football Association (LFA) is yet to release the list of the national team that will go against the Super Eagles of Nigeria, in Monrovia on September 8. The Nigerian Super Eagles have already named 11 professionals players in anticipation of a tie with Liberia. Nigeria’s Coach Stephen Keshi left out Chelsea midfielder John Mikel […]

Coach Steven Keshi's task: Beat Liberia or lose your job

Coach Steven Keshi’s task: Beat Liberia or lose your job

By Ralph Geeplay    Nigerian Super Eagles coach, Steven Keshi, is about to lose his job if he fails to beat the Lone Star of Liberia for his team to qualify for the African Cups of Nations’ finals finals next year in South Africa, Nigerian football officials are saying. Echoing the sentiments quite recently was Mike […]

Coach Steven Keshi's task: Beat Liberia or lose your job

Coach Steven Keshi's task: Beat Liberia or lose your job

By Ralph Geeplay    Nigerian Super Eagles coach, Steven Keshi, is about to lose his job if he fails to beat the Lone Star of Liberia for his team to qualify for the African Cups of Nations’ finals finals next year in South Africa, Nigerian football officials are saying. Echoing the sentiments quite recently was Mike […]

Rename Soccer Stadiums after Wannie Bo-Toe and George Oppong Weah

Rename Soccer Stadiums after Wannie Bo-Toe and George Oppong Weah

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh    If one were to take a random poll of soccer enthusiasts in Monrovia about the most dominant player ever to grace the Liberian sports scene over the years, probably George “Oppong” Manneh Weah would be selected unanimously. Oppong, once a poor kid, grew up in the swamps of Gibraltar near Clara Town […]

Liberian Lone Star, and Super Eagles of Nigeria to battle for AFCON's qualifying round

Liberian Lone Star, and Super Eagles of Nigeria to battle for AFCON’s qualifying round

By Ralph Geeplay The Liberia Lone Star has been paired with Nigeria’s Super Eagles for the final round of qualification for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), to be held in South Africa. The biggest football gala on the continent will showcase African elite national teams every two years. The Cup was won last […]