LFA Fire Coach Roberto Landi ?
L-R: Roberto Landi, Thomas Kolo,
Kelvin Sebwe, Janya Jacobs
By Staff Reporter
Unconfirmed reports spreading across Liberia has revealed
that the Liberia Football Association has fired it’s Italian
head-coach Roberto Landi from his post as head coach of the
nation pride and joy the Lone Star.
The Italian has been out of the country for more than a
month now and failed to show up during the just ended
National County Sports Meet to scout some potential legs for
Landi has been widely criticized by the public for failing
to show results during the few matches since he took over
from the late Bertalan Bisckei last year.
The LFA spokesman Henry Flomo has not confirmed this report,
but told Liberia’s State Radio ELBC sports desk on Thursday
evening that he will be in a better position to provide
details of this development on Friday or this weekend.
Credible sources confided to Liberiansoccer.com, that Thomas
Kojo, who was already acting while Coach Landi was on
vacation, is tapped to replace Landi as a caretaker coach.
Kojo is presently working for South African First Division
side Aziz Kara FC. Thomas Kojo is in Liberia right now
because of the one month break of the South African National
Although Lone Star former international midfielder Kelvin
Sebwe has not officially tendered a resignation letter to
the FA regarding his position as Deputy Head Coach of the
LoneStar, it was widely reported that Sebwe has resigned
over contract issues.
Swgbe in an earlier interview with Liberiansoccer.com said
that he felt as a professional and the coach that does the
most work with the team he needs to get compensated like the
foreign coach. Sebwe has trained the local team and was the
head coach of the team when the foreign coach was not in
LFA boss Musa Bility responded to the issue about Sebwe’s
resignation when he was questioned on Truth FM weekend
sports talk show.
“I was surprised to hear on the radio that Kelvin has
resigned from the national team Deputy coach position, we
are willing to work with the young man and hope he
reconsiders his decision”, Bility explained.
With the international Friendly against Nigeria due in two
weeks , this issue needs to be resolved as soon as possible.