Homeless World Cup: one family, different cultures

“It is one big family with people from different cultures. You can’t explain the feeling. You should be part of the experience to know what I mean.” Michel van Oudheusden is at loss for words to describe the atmosphere of the Homeless World Cup. “My wife joined me a couple of years ago in Poznan. When […]

African players are top scorers in Sweden

African players are at the helm of the scoring charts of  Sweden’s two top football championships. Eritrean striker Henok Goitom leads the pack in the country’s premier male football championship, the Allsvenskan, with 15 goals in 23 matches  while Cameroonian goal machine Gaelle Enganamouit has been banking the goals this season for Ekilstuna United DFF in the female […]

Homeless World Cup begins in Amsterdam

The 13th Homeless World Cup kicked off in spectacular style in Amsterdam Saturday, after being opened by King Willlem-Alexander. The tournament, which uses football to tackle homelessness, will feature over 500 players from 48 nations over the next seven days. The event started with the players marching and dancing their way through an opening parade […]

Lone Star’s win against Tunisia is commendable

Optimism among some Liberians, mainly the young folks were very low, if not at its lowest in many years. I am sure that low expectation for a victory for the Liberian national football team, the Lone Star, was due largely to the lackluster performance of the team in major competitive games over the past years, […]

Homeless World Cup in Holland

Dutch king Willem-Alexander will officially open the Homeless World Cup at the Museum Square in Amsterdam on Saturday morning 12 September. Following the opening, he will watch the opening games of the Dutch Women’s team against Argentina and the Dutch Men’s team against Northern Ireland. More than 500 players in 64 teams will represent their […]

Pro USA is now Yes, Inc.

Thanks to a youth-led rebranding effort, Pro USA has a new name and a new youth success coaching program. This summer Yes, Inc. (formerly Pro USA) is rolling out its new identity, along with a new youth success-coaching program. Yes, Inc.’s startup Success Plan program pairs underrepresented youth with volunteer coaches to realize each youth’s vision […]

Liberian Legends host football tourney in US

After spending their youthful days flying the colors of the Liberian national football team, a number of former football stars now called the Liberian Legends still have their nation at heart and are hosting a tournament this Saturday in Columbia, Maryland to raise funds to support the game in the West African country. Eight teams from four American […]

Lansana in fine form as Harnosand wins

Liberian midfielder Abraham Lansana is in fine form this season. He produced a scintillating  performance on Saturday to earn the match’s best player title as his club, Harnosand FF, earned  a crucial 1-0 win over leaders Team TGFF to move to the 6th spot in the Swedish second division football championship. ” I am very […]

Ijeh set to manage Swedish club

Former Nigerian football star Peter IJeh is expected to take over as coach of Anundsjo, a second disivion outfit in the Swedish league. According to local newssite Allehanda, IJeh who made his name scoring goals for Swedish champions Malmo FF, and Anundsjo are set to agree terms soon. The former Nigerian international is a licensed UEFA coach. […]

Liberian midfielder eyes bright future

On May 6 Harnosand FF, fighting it out in the Swedish second division, took home a prestigous trophy after outshining Solleftao 2-1 in the District Championship Cup also known as the Super Cup.   This was an important victory for Liberian midfielder Abraham Lansana whose goal had kept Harnosand in the second division last year.  This victory encourages “me […]