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Liberia Women's U-17 Team Makes Historic Comeback, Sets Sights on FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup

In a thrilling display of determination and skill, Liberia's Women's U-17 team secured a remarkable victory over Senegal, earning a spot in the final round of qualifiers for the 2024 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup. The match, held at the SKD Stadium, witnessed Liberia triumphing 2-0, leveling the aggregate score at 3-3.

The breakthrough came from Louise Brown, who confidently converted a late first-half penalty, providing a crucial lead. Building on this momentum, Dalphine Glao showcased her prowess by overpowering two Senegalese defenders to secure the second goal immediately after halftime.

This victory holds immense significance for Liberian football, marking the first competitive win at all levels at the SKD Stadium since 2019. Coach Sekou Manuba's strategic guidance proved pivotal as his team displayed resilience and tactical acumen throughout the match.

Despite Senegal's initial advantage from the first leg, Liberia demonstrated their mettle, ultimately prevailing on the away goal rule. The stage is now set for an exciting showdown as Liberia prepares to face Nigeria in the fourth round of qualifiers next month.

The upcoming two-leg tie against Nigeria carries immense stakes, with qualification securing Liberia's ticket to the 8th edition of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup. The tournament, slated to be hosted by the Dominican Republic, presents a golden opportunity for Liberia to showcase its burgeoning talent on the global stage.

As anticipation builds and preparations intensify, Liberia's Women's U-17 team stands poised to continue their remarkable journey, fueled by the collective dreams and aspirations of a nation rallying behind them.

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