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9 LISCR FC players selected for international friendly match with Egypt

MONROVIA,- Egypt will host Liberia at the 86,000-seater Borg El Arab Stadium, Africa’s second-largest stadium.Liberia’s national team will be a guest to the Pharaoh’s and both team will make attempt to record another victory . This meeting is an international friendly at the request of Egypt .

The Lone Star’s head Coach Peter Butler has called a squad with 9 players from ,LISCR FC in the a  19-man squad for the international friendly against the African’s giants-Egypt, set for  Thursday, November 7.

In all  a 30-man delegation headed by executive committee member, Henry Flomo. The delegation also includes seven technical staff members, including Assistant Coach Christopher Wreh, physical trainer George Gebro, goalkeeping coach Sunday Seah, administrative manager Sebastian Collins, kitman Tommy Johnson, masseur Sampson Zoegbeh, journalist Naneka Hoffman of Kool FM, Liberia Football Association technical director Henry Browne, and Joseph Dickson from the Ministry of Youth and Sports.

News reaching Liberiasportsonline can confirmed that there was a delayed in flight , but as the time of press , could not confirm the team depature from Liberia. The list of players officially released by the Liberia Football Association includes nine( 9)  LISCR Football Club players, (4) four players from LPRC Oilers,(2) two players from Nimba United Football Club, and (1) one each from Pags Football Club, Monrovia Club Breweries, FC Bea Mountain, and Barrack Young Controllers.

Key players in the Englishman squad are  2019 Liberia FA 1st Division Most Valuable Player Christopher Jackson,  Ashley Williams, Sam Jackson of LISCR FC, and Nimba United’s Varney Dukuly, who finished as the joint top scorer in the 2019 Liberia Football Association 1st division.

The football history of the 2 nations stands at very unique , with both countries  hoping to get their third victory against each other. Their previous four meetings have seen Liberia recording two victories over Egypt while conceding seven goals in two defeats away from home. Egypt got a 2-0 win over Liberia on January 6, 1989, before grabbing a 1-0 win in Monrovia on June 25, 1989. Liberia’s second visit to Egypt ended with a 5-0 defeat on August 17, 1997, following a 1-0 win in Monrovia on April 6, 1997.

Full list of players:
Goalkeeper: Ashley Williams (LISCR FC) and Tommy Songo (LISCR FC)

Defenders: Jeremy Saygbe (LISCR FC) and Benjamin Doe (LISCR FC); Ben Benaiah (Nimba United), Alvin Maccornel (LPRC Oilers), Daniel Paye (Bea Mountain) and Gasimu Kouyateh (Pags FC)

Midfielders: Sam Jackson(LISCR FC) , Edward Ledlum(LISCR FC), Marlon Harrison(LISCR FC) and Armah Vaikainah (LISCR FC); Ebenezer Solo and Varney Sando (LPRC Oilers); Marvin Blapoh (Monrovia Club Breweries), Rufus Padmore (Barrack Young Controllers-II),

Strikers: Christopher Jackson (LISCR FC), Varney Dukuly (Nimba United) and Augustine Otu (LPRC Oilers)

Story -LSonline Staff

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