Liberia and Senegal settle for Draw
By Christopher C Walker
Senegal and Liberia local team that participate in the Just ended WAFU Tournament today settle to a goalless draw in a Test Match at the Jules Francois Bocande Technical Center in Senegal.
Both Countries used the warmup match to help give their players some international experience.
The Liberian Team was the batter sides in the encounter as they dominating possession during the game.
Christopher Jackson of LISCR FC was given his second starts for the Young red white and Blue boys in Senegal but missed two opportunities that could give Liberia total control of the match as his Header and shot from the eighteen yard was denied by the Senegalese Keeper during the First half of the game.
The Liberian Defense comprise of three BYC players Alpha James , Alvin Maccornnel and Hilton Varney were very organized and accurate During their defending.
Back from the Break Joe Nagbe brought in Barbu Kollie to replace Junior Barshall in the center of the park combining with Murphy Dorley who was describe by Fans at the game as the man of the match and the next great player that will come out of Liberia.
Little Oscar as he’s famously called passing ability and total control of the Ball restricted the Home team from playing their Normal Game said the Head coach of Senegal.
Later during the Friendly Encounter Fassell FC goalkeeper Samson Giddings came in for Tommy Songo and the Fassell keeper had a great impact in the game making three beautiful saves that could give the host the needed Victory over their Liberian Counterparts.
According to both teams Coaches the game was key to their preparation and hope to meet in another encounter. The game was organized by the Senegalese FA to help build their team for the All African Championship that is expected to kicks off sooner ,And to give the Liberia team some experience at international level .
Meanwhile the Liberian delegation is expected in Liberia on Wednesday Morning from Senegal with their Second Place Medals from the Just Ended WAFU tournament.
Below is the Starting Lineup of Liberia Against Senegal Today.
Tommy Songo Kepper
Trokon Zeon Right back
Hilton Varney Left Back
Alvin Marccornnel Central Back
Alpha James Central Back
Junior Barshalle Midfielder
Murphy Dorley Midfielder
Sporo Somah Midfielder
Titus Cooper Midfielder
Christopher Jackson Striker
Van- Dave Harmon Striker
Samson Giddings Keeper
Richard Llord Defender In for Trokon Zeon
Barbu Kollie Midfielder In for Barshall
Sholee Quiah Midfielder in for Titus
Mark Pay Striker in for Christopher Jackson Doe
Amara Sackor Midfielder in For Murphy Dorley
Raymond Fanciah Defender unused
Full Delegation To Liberia Wednesday
Murvee V. Gray Head of delegation
Janjay Jacobs Head Coach
Joe T. Nagbe Deputy Coach
Tommy Johnson Administrative Manager
Patrick K. Konuwa Medic
Sonnyboy Mason Caretaker
Jerry S. Yekeh Referee
Christopher C. Walker Journalist
Tommy Songo Gbayeh Goalkeeper LISCR FC
Samson Giddings Goalkeeper Fassell FC
Trokon Zeon Defender LISCR
Alpha Trokon James Defender BYC
Helton Escalanta Varney Defender BYC
Raymond Fanciah Defender Monrovia Club Breweries
Murphy Oscar Dorley Midfielder Monrovia Club Breweries
Richard Lloyd Defender Watanga FC
Alvin Maccornnel Defender BYC
Amara Mamadee Sackor Midfielder BYC
Junior Barshall Midfielder BYC
Sporo Janjan Somah Midfielder
Sholee Scleam Quiah IE
Van-Dave Harmon Striker BYC
Mark Paye Striker BYC
Christopher Jacksons Striker LISCR
Titus Cooper Nimba Midfielder United
Barbu Kollie Midfielder Nimba United