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The Path Of Zah Krangar

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For more than a decade now, Liberian international players have been seeking greener pasture in the Asian nation of Indonesia. One of the midfielders, who has spent more than half a decade in  that country, is Zah Rahan Krangar.

The 25 year old midfielder began his club career with local side, Ducor Defender where he got the attention of top coaches in Liberia before signing with Karn United, another top side in Liberia during the late 90’s and early 2000s.

The midfielder departed Liberian for international club career after playing for Liberia at the junior team level. In 2002,  Krangar signed with SC Young Fellows Juventus in Switzerland.After a season with the club, the Liberian made a trip to Ghana where he was contracted by Asante Kotoko FC in 2002.

Krangar moved onto another central African state, Cameroon to play for Racing Bafoussam FC in 2003 up to 2005 following a season with Kotoko in Ghana. In 2005, the midfielder then moved to Asia where he was signed on by Persekabpas Pasuruan FC for two seasons.

He later featured in 24 matches for the club, netting 4 goals. Another Indonesian club, Sriwijay FC, got his signature for two seasons, playing in 36 games 4 goals.

Zah left the club this year, making his way to Persipura Jayapura FC. Since the player failed to impress the Liberia National team head coach, Krangar made his way back to Persipura Jayapura FC, appearing in few matches with 5 goals to his credit.

Most of the senior names in Liberian soccer have played and are playing in the Indonesian league. They include the nation’s most celebrated James Salinsa Debbah, Frank Seator, Christopher Wreh, Murphy Nagbe, Joe Nagbe, as well as Oliver Makor, James Koko Lomell, Fallah Johnson, Josiah Seaton, among others.

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