By lfaadmin -Mar 02,2023



Liberia’s men’s under-20 squad will move to a training camp at the George Weah technical center in Careysburg on 10 August in preparations for the West African Football Union (WAFU Zone ‘A’) Nations Cup finals.

Head coach Tapha Manneh and technical staff have invited 27 players for the camp, which ends on 14 August and for a second phase from 22-26 August.

Liberia have been drawn against Cape Verde, Gambia, Guinea, and Senegal in Group ‘B’.

The finals will run from 28 August to 10 September in Nauachkott with the top teams from each group being paired in the semi-finals.

The winners will qualify for next year’s African under-20 finals in Egypt from 18 February to 12 March.

Egypt’s semi-finalists will qualify for the 2023 World Cup in Indonesia.

Players born on 1 January 2003 or later are eligible to participate in the competition.

The 2018 WAFU men’s under-20 Nations Cup finals were held in Liberia from 24 April to 5 May.

Gambia defeated Liberia 2-1 at the Samuel Kanyon Doe sports complex in Paynesville.

Full squad
Goalkeepers: Teddy Kollie (Watanga FC), Andrew Nyantee (Tony FC), Vinah Smith (Freeport FC) and Juanito Sayeh (LISCR FC)

Defenders: Prince Bono and John Momo (LISCR FC); Natus Jamel Swen (Nimba FC), Amara L. Kamara (Watanga FC), Darius Cole (Gardnersville FC), Matthew Gboyah (Pags FC), Sidiki Trawally (GAC FC) and Peter K. Tokpahzee (Mighty Barrolle)

Midfielders: Robin Hney and Francisco Pajibo (Cece United); Jeygbeh Morris Konneh and Nuch Zohn (Mighty Barrolle); Ernest Gongar (Jubilee FC), Divine Roosevelt Teah (Nimba FC), Aaron Garneo (Muscat FC), Darius Payne (Blackman Warriors), Mark Theo Gibson (Watanga FC), Prince Kollie (Bea Mountain), George P. Lewis (Gardnersville FC) and Marlon Harrison (LISCR FC)

Forwards: Emmanuel K. Sieh, Jr. (LEAD MFA), Abraham Kamara (Tony FC) and Emmanuel Gono (Mighty Blue Angels)

Technical staff: head coach Tapha Manneh, deputy coach Mouctarr Fofana, goalkeeping coach Saylee Swen, fitness trainer Ephriam Manyeah, administrative manager Ebenezer Barclay, medic Melvin Jerry, equipment manager Ezekiel Sunday Doekpa and referee Francis Smith


Mar 02,2023