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Liberia’s Lone Star spend night in Abidjan ahead of Super Eagles match in Morocco

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The Liberian team scheduled to face Nigeria’s Super Eagles in Morocco in a World Cup qualifier had to spend the night in Abidjan at the Onomo Hotel.

The team which left Monrovia on Monday hoped to leave the Ivorian capital on Tuesday where they will board Air Côte d’Ivoire.

The team is expected to depart Ivory Coast by 3am Tuesday and arrive in Morocco late Tuesday.

A total of 20 persons is on the delegation that departed Monrovia which include eight technical Staff, two officials from the Ministry of youth and sports and six players.

The five players who will be joined by their professional colleagues are Tommy Songo, Alvin Maccornel, Sampson Dweh, Ben Benaiah, Carlos William  and Derrick Julu.

Mrs. Konneh  leads the delegation that is inclusive of Edna Seboh and Jeremiah Smith from the MInistry of youth and Sports,Lone Star Administrative Manager Sebastian Collins, Head Coach Peter Butler, Assistant Coach Christopher Wreh and Trainer George Gebro.

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Others include Head Doctor Tousou Y. Jallabah, Goalkeeper trainer Nathanialel Sherman, Physiotherapist Patrick Konuwa, and Kit man Sunnyboy Mason.

Kunle Solaja is the author of landmark books on sports and journalism as well as being a multiple award-winning journalist and editor of long standing. He is easily Nigeria’s foremost soccer diarist and Africa's most capped FIFA World Cup journalist, having attended all FIFA World Cup finals from Italia ’90 to Qatar 2022. He was honoured at the Qatar 2022 World Cup by FIFA and AIPS.

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