Butler Calls Up 20 Local Players for Friendly with Egypt

Liberia head coach Peter Butler has called-up 20 local players for a friendly international match with Egypt at the Borg El Arab Stadium in Alexandria September 30.

The list includes LPRC Oilers goalkeeper Alpha Eshaka Jalloh and defender Ben Benaiah and striker Van Dave Harmon, who is currently in Egypt and not available.

According to the head coach of Liberia Football Association, zone Coach will use the match to prepare for back-to-back World Cup qualifiers against Cape Verde in October.

Coach Butler says he is unable to invite foreign-based players because of the FIFA window, which obligates/mandates clubs to release their players who are called-up for international duties, which is active from 3-13 October.

The team began training at the Samuel Kanyon Doe sports complex practice pitch in Paynesville on 20 September.

The delegation will leave Monrovia on the 28th of September for Alexandria.

Coach Butler also used the occasion to display the Full squad and current team.

Goalkeepers: Alpha Eshaka Jalloh (LPRC Oilers), Tommy Gbayeh Songo’s (LISCR FC) and Morlik Keita (Mighty Barrolle)

Defenders: Teah Baysah Dennis, Fred Gaye and Prince Kennedy (Monrovia Club Breweries); Sampson Kargeoh Dweh and Ben David Benaiah (LPRC Oilers) and Alvin Maccornel and Carlos Kofa Williams (Watanga FC)

Midfielders: Julius Echo Quellie and Frederick Dennis (Tony FC); Fred Brooks (LPRC Oilers), Kelvin Barclay (Watanga FC), Sam Jackson (LISCR FC), Benjamin Jerteh Sackor (Monrovia Club Breweries) and Edward Ledlum (Bea Mountain)

Forwards: Terry Sackor (LPRC Oilers), Joseph Melto Quiah (LISCR FC), Divine Roosevelt Teah (Massa youth football club) and Van Dave Harmon (on trial in Egypt)

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