Another Solid Striker for Lone Star wow!!
The Liberia Football Association (LFA) may not have reach perhaps, won Inaki Williams of Athletic Bilbao or the latest promising young defender Mark Pabai of Utrecht Allegiance yet, but here is another good news for the (LFA) to start working on to sort out his international future ” we’re talking about Mustapha Fofana of Strømsgodset , who has just made it clear he’s open to playing for Liberia.
Fofana has expressed his intentions to play for Liberia, born in Monrovia to a Sierra Leone father and a Liberian mother fofana move to Norway as a child, but his connection to these countries means , fofana is eligible to represent any of them in international football.
He first started playing football at Stoppen Sportsklubb and Skiold at youth levels , before joining the Strømsgoset academy in 2016, and than sign his first professional contract with the club earlier June of this year, and therefore forming an integral part of coach Petersen Henrik first team Squad.
Fofana also recently won a cap with the Norweigan U19 National team, playing in the youth European Championship qualifier in a 1-0 win over Azerbaijan, is now visioning about Liberia his motherland at international level.
Despite, being drawn into Coach Pål Arne Paco Johansen men Championship qualifying squad and has been tipped as prospect for the Norwegian National team in the not too distance future, but fofana seem not to be thinking about Norway right now and want to pledge his allegiance to Liberia”, quickly as possible.
Liberia Sports International” has understand that the 18-year-old footballer want to play for Liberia, not Norway and Sierra Leone is not in his Sight of international football explosure, (LSI) sports head scout Emmanuel wise Jipoh, confirmed that another Liberian roots has thrown his name into the Lone Star basket , by saying he want to represent the West African nation” the land of Africa Icon and soccer legend George Weah.
I’ve been thinking about playing for Liberia”, my motherland, I can not take decision” alone contact my agent”, if that is done, which i think is good and he won’t stop me ” than my arms are open and my heart is always with Liberia”, i love mama Liberia, the Strømsgodset forward said.
“My mom wants me come back home, if that will make her happy and that is what i am going to do,to keep her smile forever, fofana said in a chitchat with the Liberian Journalist Emmanuel wise Jipoh.
” I want to be patriotic and committed footballer who will never turn his back on the nation”, that has given me birth” if given the opportunity to play for the good people of Liberia , i definitely will, “I believe I have what it takes to make the most out of the opportunity when afforded one.
“I am ever ready to represent my beloved country should I be invited by the technical handlers.
“I know the competition for places in the squad wouldn’t be easy but I am a fighter who’s always prepared for a battle and I believe I can thrive under the charges of the new coach.
Mustapha Fofana has made nine appearances for Strømsgodset this season, and score one goal with his first Eliteserien league strike, coming against (ODD) Odds Ballklubb, in a 3-2 defeat at the Marienlyst Stadion.