13 Foreign-Based Players Invited for Liberia/Congo DR Match

first_imgLiberia’s Norwegian based striker Sam Johnson (L) and LISCR FC loaned forward Terrence Tisdell (R) celebrates his lone goal scored against Cape Town City in the CAF Confederation Cup Coach Thomas Kojo has invited 13 foreign-based players to form part of his provisional squad to face DR Congo in the upcoming encounter in Monrovia.Local players, under the guidance of Deputy Coach Sam Chebli, have for the past days continued preparation for the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers slated for September 9 at the Samuel Kanyon Doe (SKD) Sports Complex in Paynesville, outside Monrovia.According to a release from the Liberia Football Association, Coach Kojo, who is currently in Bulgaria heading a team of youthful Liberian players at the SATUC World Cup, invited Spanish-based goalkeeper, Boison Wynney De Souza of RCD Mallorca II, Joel Johnson Alajarin (right-back) of Charlotte Independence, Teah Dennis(center-back) and Adolphus Marshall (left-back) of Gudja United FC.Others are midfielder Mohammed Sangare of Newcastle United, who has received his first national team call-up, Murphy Oscar Dorley of Slovan Liberec, Sylvanus Nimely of Spartak Moscow II, and Norwegian- based Sam Johnson.The rest include Anthony Laffor, William Jebor, Terrence Tisdell of Mozambican club Costa do Sol, Seku Conneh of South Korea’s Ansan Greener and in form Liberian player Kpah Sherman, who plays for MIFA in Malaysia, completes the list of invited stars.Lone Star’s next opponent DR Congo, a country located in Central Africa, are currently seated second in the group with three points, following their 3-1 win over Congo-Brazzaville, while Liberia kicked of their qualifier campaign in Group C with a poor performance after losing 3-0 to Zimbabwe, a landlocked country in Southern Africa. The game was played last year at the National Sports Stadium in Harare, the capital.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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AwardWinning Publisher Robert Nylen Dies

first_imgHis autobiography, “Guts: One American Guy’s Reckless, Lucky Life,” will be published in May. Robert Nylen, an award-winning editor and publisher who founded New England Monthly magazine and, later, Beliefnet, has died after a long battle with cancer. He was 64.Nylen died late last month, according to a report in the Boston Globe.He cofounded New England Monthly in 1984 with editor Daniel Okrent. The regional won two National Magazine Awards in its first two years of publication.Nylen, Vietnam veteran, also cofounded Beliefnet, an award-winning spirituality Web site.last_img

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