- Published on Wednesday, 26 September 2012 14:18
- Written by Dweh Nimely
What could be considered a return to full international action by the Liberian Female football team is shortly set to unfold with the team’s invitation to participate in the maiden edition of the West Africa Football Union (WAFU) “B” Female Cup in the Ivorian capital Abidjan from the 27th of September to the 7th of October 2012.
The week-long tournament brings together six West African Countries in both WAFU “A” and “B”, and they will be divided into two groups of three teams. They include host Ivory Coast, Ghana, Benin, Senegal, Togo and Liberia.
Liberia, a member of WAFU “A”, was invited through WAFU “A” General Secretary Aka Malan to participate in the maiden competition with 18 players and seven officials.
The Liberia Female team has been training for over a mouth along with the senor male side as part of the LFA’s program to revitalize female football in the country.
The Liberian team is headed by Kelvin Sebwe as head coach, assisted by former female football star Cecelia “double trouble” Taylor. The players are recruited from the leading female teams in the current LFA national female league.