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2020 WAFU National Women Cup: Liberia National Women Team off to Bo battle Senegal

The maiden edition of the West African Football Union (Wafu Zone A) Nations Cup finals in Sierra Leone is getting hot as the day passes by, Liberia women’s’ football team are in full contention to reach the final .

Liberia delegation of 33 persons left Makeni for Bo ahead of Wednesday’s semi-finals against Senegal which is expected to kick -off at 4:00 pm.  Striker Kanties Sayee of Earth Angels and defender Margaret Stewart of Senior Professionals were on target as Liberia beat Gambia 2-1 on Monday, they relive their historic 2-1 win over the Gambia on Monday at the ongoing West African Football Union (Wafu Zone A) Nations Cup finals in Sierra Leone to sealed a Semi-finals berth.

We are grateful to the entire delegation, including our scorers: striker Kanties Sayee of Earth Angels and defender Margaret Stewart of Senior Professionals. Stewart was also named player of the match, the second Liberian after Pauline Agbotsu won it following a 4-0 win over Guinea Bissau on 26 February.Defender Margaret Stewart made a 2-0 from a delicious volley in the 15th minute from more than 25 yards as Liberia went to the break with a comfortable lead.Stewart was crowned player of the match, the second Liberian after Pauline, who won the prize following a 4-0 win over Guinea Bissau on 26 February.

Adama Tamba reduced the deficit in the 61st minute to produce a nervy finish to the match.

Liberia women national team are through to the semi-finals of the maiden edition of the West African Football Union (Wafu Zone A) women’s Nations Cup finals in Sierra Leone. The female Lone Star narrowly beat Gambia 2-1 at the Wusum Field in Makeni on Monday.

Earth Angels striker Kanties Sayee put Liberia ahead when she pounced unto a Pauline Agbotsu pass in the first minute that slipped thru two Gambian defenders and goalkeeper Aminata Darboe.

Liberia, who finished as runner-up to Group B leaders Mali, will meet Senegal in the semi-finals at 4:00PM in Bo on Wednesday.

Line-ups

Liberia: Massah Konneh, Hawa Kpan, Margaret Stewart, Jestina Wilson, Lucy Massaquoi, Francisca Howe, Sylvia Pyne, Angeline Kieh, Pauline Agbotus, Agatha Nimene and Kanties Sayee.

Substitutes: Lorpu Forkpah, Komassah Sumo, Linda Gaye, Zhyphel Sharewellie, Crystal Mulbah, Miatta Morris, Bernice Willie and Lucy Kikeh.

Gambia: Mbassy Darboe, Kumba Kuyateh, Ola Buwaru, Fatou Darboe, Penda Bah, Adama Tamba, Awa Tamba, Ruggy Joof, Amie Jarju, Aminata A. Darboe (goalie) and Neneh Jallow

Substitutes: Clara Gomez, Binta Colley, Haddy Wally, Jabou Jobateh, Awa Jawo, Metta Sanneh and Mariama Ceesay.

source: LFA Media

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