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Monrovia — The Nationwide Soccer Team of Liberia for the 2023 African cup of Nations qualifier has been lowered from 4 groups to a few groups.


Liberia has been paired in Group Okay of the Ivory Coast 2023 Africa Cup of Nations with South Africa, Morocco, and Zimbabwe.

However, following the elimination of Zimbabwe from the qualifiers of the continent’s premier competitors for Males’ Nationwide Crew the group won’t include three groups.

In keeping with the launch from CAF on Monday Could, 23,2023 Zimbabwe had been sanctioned by FIFA for a 3rd occasion (political) involvement.

A press release from CAF mentioned “As a consequence of getting didn’t have their suspensions by FIFA put aside, CAF has confirmed that each Kenya and Zimbabwe won’t take part within the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations Cote d’Ivoire 2023 qualifiers”,.

CAF had included them within the official draw earlier in April 2022 given that the suspension has to be lifted two weeks earlier than their first match day.

Kenya and Zimbabwe we’re suspended for political interference and is but to meet the standards required by the FIFA Congress as a prerequisite for lifting their suspension” CAF assertion mentioned.

Regardless of the choice, two groups (first and runner-ups) will e-book tickets from the Group for the ultimate match set to happen in neighbouring Cote D’Ivoire subsequent yr.

The qualifying sequence will start in June and Liberia will kick begin its journey to the 2023 AFCON finals towards Morocco (a house sport that can happen on Moroccan soil).

Lone Star has not been capable of playing at residence because of the banned on the Samuel Okay. Doe Sports activities were complicated by CAF and FIFA.

On paper, the penultimate qualifiers for Ivory Coast 2023 must be a tough zone for Liberia however given the strides in any other case, minnows have made within the beautify video games, it could prove a tough one for Morocco and South Africa.


South Africa who didn’t qualify for the 2022 Afcon in Cameroon, gained by Senegal, just lately

Morocco’s solely Afcon title got here in 1976 and their finest end since was second in 2004

Liberia will probably be hoping to save most factors and completed the qualifier as among the finest two groups.

The final time the Lone Star participated in the finals of the nation’s cup was again in 2002 when the present chief patron of Sports activities George Weah was taking part actively.


South Africa who didn’t qualify for the 2022 Afcon in Cameroon, gained by Senegal, just lately

African first impartial Nations has been at to nations cup making its debut at South Africa 1996 and Mali 2002.

Beneath is Liberia’s head-to-head information vs their opponents for the 2023 AFCON qualifiers.


Liberia and Morocco have met 3 times. Liberia misplaced two and gained one. Liberia scored three targets and conceded 9.

1981- Morocco 3-1 Liberia

1981 – Liberia 0-5 Morocco

1987 – Liberia 2-1 Morocco

South Africa 

Liberia and South Africa have met twice. Liberia misplaced one and drew one. Liberia scored two and conceded three.

2000- South Africa 2-1 Liberia

2001- Liberia 1-1 South Africa


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