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Liberia national team head coach Peter Butler has named his 23-man squad for the upcoming FIFA Qatar 2022 World Cup against Cape Verde in October.

The Lone Stars are set to resume their 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification campaign during this month’s international break with a highly-anticipated double-header against Group C rivals Cape Verde.

Butler’ side currently sit second on the log standings after recording a 1-0 win over Ceentral African Republic in second match, which came after a 2-0 loss to table leaders Nigeria.

Ahead of next month’s encounters, the Englishman has announced a 20-man squad made of local-based players, including inform LPRC Oilers attacker Terry Sackor (LPRC Oilers) and LISCR midfielder Sam Jackson.

Butler has now invited sixteen foreign-based players led by Sweden-based Justin Paul Salmon and Jeremy Saygbe of Spanish side RB Linense.

Liberia and the Blue Sharks first meet on Thursday,7 October 2021 at Ohene Djan Sports Stadium in Accra, Ghana.

The two nations will then take their battle to Praia for the second leg which will be played three days later – Sunday, 10 October 2021-at Stadium Aderito Sena in Mindelo which kicks off at 16h00.

Full squad:

Goalkeepers: Ashley Williams (RB Linense, Spain), Tommy Songo’s (LISCR, Liberia), Morlik Keita (Mighty Barrolle, Liberia)

Defenders: Prince Balde (KF Drita, Kosovo), Sampson Dweh (LPRC Oilers, Liberia), Jeremy Saygbe (RB Linense, Spain), Alvin Maccornel (Watanga, Liberia), Teah Dennis (Monrovia Club Breweries), Carlos Williams (Watanga, Liberia)

Midfielders: Seth Hellberg (IK Brage, Sweden), Abrahim Mohammed Soumaoro (Paeek FC, Cyprus), Marcus Macauley (Sahab FC, Jordan), Oscar Murphy Dorley (Slavia Prague, Czech Republic), Terrence Tisdell (Kocaelispor, Turkey), Justin Paul Salmon (Degerfors IF, Sweden), Allen Njie (Aarau, Switzerland), Abu Kamara (FC Makedonijagjp, North Macedonia), Patrick Weah (Sacramento United, United States), Fredrick Dennis (Tony FC, Liberia)

Forwards: Kpah Sherman (Kedah FC, Malaysia), Ayouba Kosiah (NAC Breda II, Netherlands), Van-Dave Harmon (FC Laci, Albania), Moussa Sanoh (AS Mioveni, Romania)




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