A Liberian businessman, Elkanah Robinson has challenged football club presidents here to see the game as business and not a kind gesture. He said it is time that Liberian business men and women consider sports as a place of investment because it major path for sports development in the country.
Robinson cited the recent transfer of Ghanefo Kromah of LISCR FC to Barrack Young Controller for a fee of L$125,000.00 for the coming season. “The money sound huge but in terms of the game it is nothing because the world football market these days are getting expensive with the increase in player’s sale and personal,” Robinson said.
Elkanah stated that it sad that since the formation of Liberian Football Association the recent transferred of Nuzohn Kulala for US$5,000.00 was the first time for a local club to have paid such amount for a player.
Williams in Goal Drought
Liberian international Dioh Williams who plays for Swedish side, BK Hacken Football Club is experiencing goal drought. Dioh is the second Liberian to ply his trade in the Swedish Allsvenskan league this season.
The Liberian has only a single goal to his credit from 10 league matches this season after 16 game played by BK Hacken FC does far this season. Meanwhile, Arnold Kennedy joint 2nd Division side, Hanosand FC of Victor Carr for a tryout having signed a deal fortnight ago.
Kennedy is being rated best defensive midfielder in the Swedish 3rd division during the first phase of the league when he featured for Sundsvall IFK.
Rennie Yet To Settle
Mighty Barrolle former striker Amadaiya Rennie is yet to settle in the Swedish league since his arrival there. He played for Elsborg FC last season after securing a move from Liberia premier side, Mighty Barrolle Football Club.
Elsborg was once loaned to GAIS FC during the first phase of the Swedish league but the Liberian scored a single goal from few games played in the first half of the season. Rennie moved to the Swedish Superettan second division league for the rest of the season.
Degerfors IF singed on the Liberian from Elsbory in its quest for qualification at the end of the season. He is expected in the team line-up as they engage Qviding FIF Sunday. They are 3rd on the ladder with 26 points from sixteen games. Rennie last played for Liberia during the 2-1 away defeat to Mali in Bamako in the ongoing Nations Cup qualifiers.