WC Qualifiers: Liberia to use Accra Stadium for Cape Verdé clash after Understandable payment Agreement with GSC


The Liberia Football Association and Ghana Sports Council (GSC) have agreed to rent the Accra Sports Stadium to serve as a home ground for Liberia upcoming World Cup qualifiers fixture after the SKD and ATS were being sanction by Africa’s football governing CAF from hosting international matches.

The Liberian government will pay US$15,000, for the stadium rental following an appeal by Liberia’s Sports Minister Zeogar Wilson.

It excludes other match coordination costs.

The GSC had previously requested the Liberian government to pay a rental fees of US$20,000.

This agreement means that Liberia will now take on Cape Verdé in the first leg of their double World Cup qualifiers fixture in Accra, Ghana on 7 October before flying to Praia for the return match on 12 October.

A team from Monrovia will be dispatched to Ghana to begin a match coordination with Ghana Football Association.

The Lone Star of Liberia currently sit second in Group-C with 3 points behind the Nigeria Super Eagles.

Peter Butler side lost to the Super Eagles in their opening group fixture early this month before collecting a fabulous win in their second fixture against Central African Republic in Douala, Cameroon.

If all goes well, Liberians might have the opportunity to witness their national team for the first time at the SKD since the start of the World Cup qualifiers comes November.

Liberia will have a back-to-back fixtures in November and if CAF is pleased with progress being made on the playing pitch those fixtures may be played at the Samuel Kayon Doe Sports Complex near Monrovia.


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