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Swedish base Striker, Peter Wilson Accept’s Liberia Invitation for AFCON Qualifier

GIF Sundsvall Striker Peter Wilson

The wait’s is over Liberia -born Swedish forward Peter Wilson has accepted an Invitation to play for Liberia, the young Striker could make his full National team debut against CHAD,on October 9, after receiving an invitation from the Liberia Football Association (LFA) for the Preliminary Round of the Africa Cup of Nations qualifying double -headed game with CHAD.

The two-sides lockhorns in Monrovia on October 9 and in N’Djamena on October 13, 2019 for the return fixture.

Coach Peter Butler handed the 22-year-old forward a called-up for the crucial games, that will determines, who round up, Group ‘A’ already of Mali, Guinea and Namibia on the road to Yaounde ( Cameroon 2021) Africa’s Cup of Nations finals.

Wilson who plays as a Striker for Allsvenskan Side GIF Sundsvall’s has accepted the Englishman invitation and is now ready to wear the Red, White and Blue Shirt of the Senior National team of Liberia.

Peter Wilson, born in Monrovia, but raised in Stocklon (Sweden) was also eligible to play for his foster home, the Swedish National team.

Despite being raised in Sweden his parents are Liberians, that automatically give he all green light to turnout for the Lone Star, since infact , has not play for the Swedish National team at Senior International level.

“Two-years ago, the 22-year-old forward turn down a chance to play for Liberia in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier, opening match against Zimbabwe, in favor to wait on Swedish National team call-up, but that didn’t came into fruition, Wilson again, turn his attention to Liberia.

“On October 3rd, 2019 GIF Sundsvall’s confirmed on their official website that their player, Peter Wilson has been invited to play for Liberia, the Club wrote!

“Our striker Peter Wilson has been taken to Liberia’s national team for a double meeting with Chad.the swift Wilson will join the team for the match on 9th and 13th October and then come back to Sweden to join the Allsvenskan final.

“We are very happy and proud of Peter and will follow his Liberia with great curiosity.
Together we are Sundsvall.

Born in Monrovia, Peter Wilson travel to Sweden at the age of three-year-old and became playing football, Wilson has turnout for Sundvall at several age-grade levels, growing up well with the Club first team.

He has also represented the European country at youth Under-15,16 and U19 levels but has never doom the shirt of the Senior Swedish National team.

Speaking in a chitchat with Liberia Sports International Wilson expressed joy over earning a Called -up to the Liberia National team.

“this is Special for me and I accepted it with whole heart, “that was something I always dream of, Representing my motherland and finding a bond with my people is something often in my heart.

“Liberia has always been a part of me, I was born there, my entired family and friends live there, so accepting this was no excuse, I came from a very strong Liberian background, so influenced has always been around me”, I know I was going to come and play one day, and to grab this chance this is so exciting for me.

“I love Sweden, and have spent my entire life here, ” this is my home, but the truth is I am a African and Liberia deserve all I have, a dream come true, Wilson said.

Peter Wilson has made 23 Appearances 15 starts and convert three goals this Season for Sundvall, he looking to earning more Starting birth in the Club first Eleven, to rediscover his best Scoring form.

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