Liberia vs Sierra Leone match details
Match: Liberia vs Sierra Leone
Competition: Africa World Cup qualifying
Date: Wednesday September 4, 2019
Kick-off time: 9:00
Stadium: Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex
Liberia vs Sierra Leone live streaming and match preview.
Sixteen African sides today started their journey to Qatar today, we have eight matches in the first qualifying round of World Cup qualifying.
Liberia and Sierra Leone play the second leg of this tie on Sunday.The home side do have two wins in their last six matches. Sierra Leone were last in action in July 2018.
Liberia vs Sierra Leone Full time result Liberia 17/20
Sierra Leone 16/5
Liberia vs Sierra Leone Result/Both teams score
Africa is set to embark on its qualifying competition for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar. The long road to the next world finals begins with a first round contested by the continent’s 28 lowest teams in the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking for July 2019.
FIFA.com sets the scene as Africa begins its race to Qatar.
Togo and Angola are the only teams taking part in the first round who have World Cup finals experience. The Sparrowhawks qualified for Germany 2006 which had Emmanuel Adebayor and midfielder Alaixys Romao. The experienced Floyd Ayite, Matthieu Dossevi and James Olufade will all be lining up against Comoros, however.
In the qualifiers for Russia 2018, Eswatini beat Djibouti 8-1 on aggregate. “The squad is really up for this because Eswatini’s biggest ever win came against Djibouti in that qualifying tie, that should motivate the players to set the record straight and help us forget about that statistic.” Mette told FIFA.com
Burudi and Tanzania sprang a surprise in qualifying for the recent CAF Africa Cup of Nations, as neither nation has ever progressed beyond the first round of World Cup qualifying. A historic first for Burundi and a long-awaited return to the competition for Tanzania after a 39-year absence.
The 14 ties feature two derbies between neighboring countries. Liberia and Sierra Leone, who share a border on Africa’s west coast, will fight it out for a place in the next round, Liberia has three wins, a draw and a defeat in five meetings. Central African nations Chad and Sudan will contest the other derby. Sudan has two wins, one draw and one lose.
Zimbabwe’s Tinotenda “Tino” Kadawere is Africa’s latest football who is currently playing up front for Le Havre in the French second flight, he has already scored eight league goals in five matches, from eight shots on target. The Warriors take on Somalia. An international since 2015, the 23-year-old striker has two goals to his name in 14 appearances.
- Knockout ties played over two legs, held between 2 and 10 September 2019.
- The 14 winners will join the continent’s top 26 teams in the second round.
- The 40 teams will be drawn into ten groups of four.
- The ten group winners will qualify for the final knockout round, played over two legs.
- The five winners of those ties will represent the CAF Zone at Qatar 2022.