LFA Sacks 5 Coaches but Retains Debbah as Head Coach of the National Team
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29, 2016: The Liberia Football Association has terminated the services of five coaches of various National Teams and the Administrative Manager of the Senior National Team, the Lone Star.
The LFA in a release said the services of the coaches of the Under-20, Under-17 and Under-14 National Teams have been terminated.
Those who services were terminated are Oliver Makor Deputy Head Coach Under-20 National Team, Joe Nagbe Head Coach Under-17 National Team, George Gebro Deputy Head Coach Under-17 National Team, Varmah Kpoto Head Coach Under-14 National Team and Jonah Sarwieh Deputy Head Coach Under-14 National Team.
The LFA has also terminated the contractual agreement with the Administrative Manager of the Lone Star Washington Blay.
In separate communications to the affected coaches, LFA Acting Secretary General Emmanuel Deah said the FA’s decision followed a careful review of the technical activities of the coaches.
The release quotes Deah as informing the coaches that the decision is also based on administrative and financial reasons and they will therefore not continue their respective contract beyond the one (1) year probation period.
The LFA Acting Secretary General was mandated by the Executive Committee e to inform the coaches and the Administrative Manager of its decision to relieve them of their respective positions.
The LFA is however thanking the coaches who are all former national team players for the time and services rendered football while assuring them that once their services are needed in the future they would be promptly contacted.
Meanwhile, the LFA has retained the services of National Team Head Coach James Salinsa Debbah and his Deputy Kelvin Sebwe. Thomas Kojo and Janjay Jacobs will stay on as head and deputy head coaches of the National Under-23 team.
Christopher Wreh will stay on as Head Coach of the National Under-20.