A high-powered Liberian football delegation led by Youth and Sports Minister Charles N’tow has arrived in Tunisia to honor Liberia’s final fixture in the Gabon 2017 African Cup of Nations’ Qualifiers.
The national team delegation that includes players, coaches, officials and support staff landed in Tunis Thursday afternoon but had to drive for about three hours to the Tunisian city of Monastir.
The Lone Star has a full house of players invited for the match present in Tunisia.
They are team captain Teah Dennis, Anthony Laffor, Theo Weeks, Sam Johnson, William Jerbo and Dirkir Glay.
Others are Solomon Grimes, Gizzie Dorbor, Omega Roberts, Emile Damey, Dauda Bortu, Seku Conneh and Joel Johnson Alagarin.
Oscar Dorley ,Galley James, Trokon Zeon, Hilton Varney, Mark Paye ,Tommy Sango, Dominic Tarpeh Doe and VAN Dave Harmon complete the line up of the Lone Star contingent in Tunisia.
Sweden-based Dioh Williams will miss the game due to injury and did not fly to join up with the team.
Head Coach James Salinsa Debbah and his technical staff will begin training sessions in Monastir, Tunisia on Friday morning following days of training in Morocco.
LFA Vice President Musa Shannon, Senator George Weah, Representative Zoe Pennue and Chairman of the Lone Star Mobilization Committee are also part of the delegation.
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) have announced a new date for the Tunisia versus Liberia nation’s cup qualifier.
CAF have now set Sunday, September 4th as the game day instead.
“The Tunisia game has been moved from September 3, 2016 at 19:15 GMT to September 4, 2016 at 18:30 GMT as initially placed in the CAF CMS and communicated to US by the General Secretary of Tunisia,” LFA Secretary General Emmanuel Deah stated.
CAF have also changed the match commissioner from Nigeria to Jen Medard Kossa of Congo.
The referees for the match are coming from South Africa.