It has been almost a week since Lone Star missed an opportunity to participate in the 2017 African Cup of Nations due to an embarrassing 4-1 defeat in Tunisia.
Liberia failed to qualify for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations, after a 4-1 defeat in Tunisia on the final day of qualification.
Lone Star faces an uphill task when the team takes on Tunisia’s Eagles of Carthage in Tunis on Sept. 4 in its bid to qualify for the 2017 Gabon African Cup of Nations.
The national football team has departed the country for a crucial Gabon 2018 African Nations Cup qualification task against Tunisia scheduled for September 3.
The Liberian Football Association has sacked five coaches of various national football teams, according to a press release issued by the organization.
Following the Lone Star’s disappointing 2-2 draw with Togo in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers on June 5, the head coach of the Lone Star, James Debbah, for the second time, threatened to resign as head coach and described Liberians as “ungrateful” people.
Just a week after the national team failed to defeat Togo at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium, Lone Star Head Coach James Salinsa Debbah announced he would be taking a break to seek medical attention.
Following intense criticisms by football fans for the Lone Star’s disappointing 2-2 draw with Togo after squandering a 2-0 lead, Lone Star Coach James Debbah is threatening to resign for the second time.