Eleven Foreign-Based Players Expected for D.R. Congo Clash

MONROVIA, Montserrado – The Liberia national football team is expected to consist of 11 foreign-based players for the crucial 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifiers against D.R. Congo on Sunday, September 9.

In a released by the Liberia Football Association, 12 foreign-based players were expected in the country for the encounter. However, it has been reduced after Terrence Tisdell and Newcastle United’s youngster, Mohammed Sangare withdrew lately.

The full list invited foreign players includes six Europe-based players, two from Asia, two from the African continent, and a player from North America.

Meanwhile, the invited players began arriving in the country on Sunday, August 2. Boison Wynney and Sylvanus Nimley touched down on Sunday while Adolphus Marshall, Anthony Laffor, Joel Johnson and Murphy Oscar Dorley are expected in the country on Tuesday. The final batch to arrive on Wednesday includes Kpah Sherman, Sam Johnson, William Jebor, and Tonia Tisdell.

They will join the home-based players that are currently on camp at the Golden Gate Hotel adjacent the Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex in Paynesville.

The full list of invited players:

No Players Positions Clubs Country
1 Boison Wynney Goalkeeper Mallorca B Spain
2 Joel Johnson Defender Charlotte Independence United States of America
3 Adolphus Marshall Defender Gudja United Malta
4 Murphy Oscar Dorley Midfielder Slovan Liberec Czech Republic
5 Sylvanus Nimely Midfielder Spartak Moscow II Russia
6 Anthony Laffor Midfielder Mamelodi Sundowns South Africa
7 Tonia Tisdell Midfielder Denizlispor Turkey
8 Seku Conneh Striker Ansan Greeners South Korea
9 Kpah Sherman Striker MISC-MIFA Malaysia
10 William Jebor Striker Wydad Casablanca Morocco
11 Sam Johnson Striker Valerenga Norway

Featured photo by T. Kla Wesley Jr.

T Kla Wesley Jr.

T. Kla Wesley Jr. is a member of the Sports Writers Association of Liberia.

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