The Liberia Football Association has released a list of 13 foreign-based players it has invited for Liberia’s 2022 World Cup preliminary round qualifiers against Sierra Leone.
The Liberia Football Association has unveiled English coach Peter James Butler as the new head coach of the Lone Star.
Lone Star will play in the preliminary round to reach the group stage of the qualifiers. Qualification for Liberia ahead of Chad will see them entering Group A, where they’ll be paired with Guinea, Mali, and Namibia.
Liberia’s national football team has started preparations for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers and the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, with two friendly matches announced.
The Liberia Football Association has confirmed a friendly match with African football giant Ivory Coast in March. According to the Liberia Football Association, the match will be played at the Houphouët-Boigny Stadium in Abidjan on Tuesday, March 26, two days after Liberia’s crucial 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifying game away at D.R. Congo.
The host for the 2026 FIFA World Cup has been selected, with Liberia being among the African countries that ended Morocco’s dream of hosting a world cup by voting for the joint North American bid by Canada, the United States, and Mexico.
Eight years since football’s biggest tournament was hosted in Africa, Liberia is going against Morocco’s bid to bring the FIFA World Cup back on the African continent for the 2026 edition.
Less than a year after its renovation, Liberia’s second most prestigious sporting stadium, the Antoinette Tubman Stadium, is entering a dire state as a result of poor management.