Monrovia-Fresh from Gambia after pulling a surprise , the Liberia female under-20 beat the female senior national team 1-0 in a practice match at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium (ATS) on Thursday.
Francisca Howe’s goal, with few minutes to the end of the game, separated the two sides.Howe received a cut back pass from Agatha Nimene before firing past goalkeeper Asata Dulleh.FIFA badge referee Sylvina Garnett was the center referee .
The under-20 are fresh from two international friendlies with Gambia, narrowly losing 3-2 on 6 August and winning 1-0 on 9 August at the Independence Stadium in Banjul.The senior team are preparing for a friendly with Sierra Leone in Freetown ahead of the 2020 Africa Women Cup of Nations qualifiers.19 players began training at the ATS on 2 August following medical and physical examinations.Under the caretaker eyes of Earth Angels coach Sengbeh Doe, the squad lost to the under-15 squad of Cece United 5-2 in a practice match at the ATS on 9 August.
Earth Angels striker Angeline Kieh, who scored 42 goals in the just-ended female league, scored a brace. Following the match, LFA President Mustapha Raji, who were flanked by Technical Director Henry Browne, encouraged the players to keep their heads above the waters.The FA President ,Raji reminded the players of the importance of training on their own and to remain discipline on and off the pitch.
Senior national team squad :
Goalkeepers: Asata Dulleh (Naskid) and Jackie Touah (Island Queens)
Defenders: Margaret Stewart and Cecelia Sibo (Senior Professionals); Jestina Wilson, Denise Doe and Sangay Moulton (Earth Angels); Princess Davis (Island Queens), Linda Gaye (Blanco FC)
Midfielders: Patience Kahn, Julie Sieh and Mercy Jarvan (Senior Professionals); Ophelia Tobey (Naskid) and Cynthia T. Nimely (Island Queens), Josephine Q. Palipue (Determine Girls)
Forwards: Angeline Kieh and Kanties Sayee (Earth Angels); Bernice Willie (Senior Professionals)
Goalkeepers: Lorpu C. Forkpah (World Girls), Tonia Nyumah (Professional Sisters) and Komassah Sumo (Hippo FC)
Defenders: Maria N. Flomo and Lucy Massaquoi (Blanco FC); Loretta Blessing Sackie (World Girls) and Francisca T. Howe (Earth Angels)
Midfielders: Winnie B. Dorbor, Agatha Nimene and Bendu Egg Kloty (Blanco FC); Success Gaye and Jennie Tisdell (Determine Girls); Hawa Kpan (World Girls) and Sylvia Pyne (Earth Angels)
Strikers: Elizabeth Angel Tamba and Paulinho Agbotsu (Determine Girls); Miatta Haja Morris (Senior Professionals), Regina B. Nyanfore (Professional Sisters), Lucy Gbeh Kikeh (World Girls), Love N. T. Koffa (Blanco FC)