The rivalry between Liberia and Sierra Leone continues this year after Sierra Leone was reinstated in the 2019 WAFU Nations Cup that will be hosted in Senegal.
The 2018 West African Football Union Under 20 Nations Cup hosted in Liberia has reached its final stage with the Young Scorpions of Gambia taking on Liberia’s Junior Lone Star.
It was another disappointing match day for Gambia and Senegal, who both failed to score a single goal in a 90-minute stretch of their match in the West African Football Union U-20 Nations Cup.
Mali booked their place in the 2018 West African Football Union U-20 Nations Cup semifinals on Friday, April 27 with a narrow win over rivals Guinea.
The 2018 WAFU U-20 Nations Cup continued on Wednesday, April 25 with the most exciting matches so far in the competition.
In the second encounter on the West African Football Union’s opening day, Liberia’s neighbor, Sierra Leone, ensured they picked up their first three points after a hard fought 2-1 win over Guinea Bissau.
The 2018 West African Football Union Under-20 competition has kicked off with host Liberia being humiliated on an opening day in the presence of former football world player of the year, Pres. George Weah.
It will be the fifth edition, with the first being hosted in 2002 and the tournament is expected to help head coach James Debbah discover his best talents before the crucial Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches. The competition is open to both home and foreign-based players, but with the Lone Star lacking financial support, the squad will feature a home-based team.