Monrovia-Little did the West African nation of Gambia knew about the young female team of Liberia and least to even dream of a defeat in their own backyard to a team with no history .
The two leg female international friendly between Gambia and Liberia ,was climaxed in Banjul with a painful defeat to the home side. The Liberia Women’s U-20 National Team defeated Gambia Women’s U-20 Team after full time 1-0 on Friday , 9th August 2019 at the Independence Stadium in city of Bakau in Gambia .
It was prolific goal-puncher Agatha Nimene, the young female has been in terrific form before leaving the shores of Liberia for the match , little did Liberian know she could make history for her country and herself. Agatha scored Liberia’s only goal of the match in the 33rd minute and also score the first goal in the 1st match .The goal in the 2nd match brings her international goals to two in the two friendly.
She is on record to have scored a total 39 goals in the Liberian Women’s League last season, The dexterous player went passed her marker to placed in a beautiful pass from Pualinho Agbotsu .
The hosts should have gotten the opener in the 17th, but Aminata Camara flipped the ball off the bar, to the dismay of the home supporters.Gambia again tested Komassah Sumo on three occasions, but the Hippopotamus goalkeeper who is the surprised package in the team saved the day. Liberia again was reduced to 10-women in the 50th minute after player Sylvia Pyne committed a bookable offense when she brought down was booked for the second time by referee Fatou Noum.
Meanwhile Liberia earlier conceded a narrow defeat at the hands of the female U-20 Gambia,3-2 defeat .
Coach Robert made two changes to the starting lined-up with General Captain, Winnie Dorbor and Love Koffa replace Elizabeth Tamba and Miatta Morris. Lartey introduced Lucy Kikeh for Love Koffa in the 74th minute and a final change of Miatta Morris to replace Lucy Massaquoi .
Liberia line-up: Komassah Sumo 16 ((Gk), Winnie B Dorbor 8 (C), Laureitta Sackie 27, Marie Flomo. 5 ,Hawa Kpan 20 , Lucy Massaquoi (Miatta Morris 77min), Sylvia Pyne 12.Francisca Howe 4, Agatha Nimene-6, Paulinho Agbotsu 11, Love Koffa 7 (Lucy Kikeh 74min)
Unused Subs: Bendu Egg Kloty 14, Jennie Tisdell 2, Elizabeth Tamba 10, , Success Gaye 13, Lorpu Forkpa 1 , Tonia Nyumah, Regina Nyanford