Debbah Names Squad to face Tunisia
Francias Grandpa Doe makes a return to the team
By Staff Reporter
The head coach of the senior national soccer team of Liberia James Salinsa Debbah has released a list of 26 players ahead of Liberia's crucial AFCON qualifier against Tunisia on Saturday, September 5 in Monrovia.
Surprising Exclusions from Debbah's list include the likes of Patrick Ronaldinho Wleh Isaac Popo, Tonia Tisdell and Theo Weeks .
The PKNS striker Patrick Ronaldinho Wleh who scored and helped the Malaysia XI to secure an impressive 1-1 draw against Liverpool was again dropped from the team. Debbeh instead called Francias Grandpa Doe who is the Malaysia Super League Golden Boots winner to provide firepower up front.
This is the 2nd Game with the Sr National Team and the first time Debbeh will lead the charges at home. Is he looking to attack to get the MUST win home games in African Football?
Theo Weeks who many considered a valuable Defensive Midfielder was dropped from the squad. Weeks started in Lome, Togo in the 2-1 loss that was a heart breaking defeat as Emmanuel Adebayo got a late winner to snatch an important away draw from Debbeh.
Omega Roberts also makes a return to the squad in a central defender role.
Debbeh will feel the pressure on the bench in ATS against a formidable team in Tunisia. Tunisia obligated Djibouti 8-1 in the first game of the AFCON qualifiers.
Goalkeeper: Nathaniel Sherman, Sampson Gidding , Saylee Swen and Tommy Sango
Right back: Solomon Grimes , Trokon Zeon
Left back: Gizzie Dorbor, Adolphus Marshall , Aloysius Simujila
Central defence : Teah Dennis, Kohn Dirkir Glay , Omega Roberts, Raymond Farciah ,
Midfield : Patrick Gehardt, Anthony Laffor , Sporo Somah , Murphy Oscar Dolley, Herron Barrian , Zah Krangar , Sekou Jabateh
Forward : William Jebor , Soto Roberts, Seku Conneh, Sam Johnson, Mark Paye, Francis Doe