Liberia Tracking Three Players as Inaki Williams Talks Begin

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The Liberia Football Association says it is holding discussions will three European based players with roots to Liberia.

The LFA in a release said these discussions are being initiated by its European based agent with instructions from LFA President Musa Bility.

The release named the three players as Inaki Williams of Athletic Bilbao, Vejabah Sakor of KVC Westerlo of Belgium, who is on loan from Italian Giants Juventus, and Douda Bortu of Norwegian first division club Baerum SK.

The LFA release disclosed that discussions between it and Spanish based Inaki Williams are proceeding in good faith and is hopeful that a conclusion could be reached soon.

The LFA said its agent based in Europe, Jonathan Adama Momolu, met with Osei Williams, father of Inaki, and the team manager of Athletic Bilbao on Saturday and held initial discussions concerning the young player’s future with Liberia.

The release said the initial discussions went well; however, concerns were raised by the father of striker Inaki Williams and those concerns are being considered seriously.

Mr. Jonathan Momolu informed the LFA that Inaki’s father wants the player to make a decision at the age of 25 on whether to play for Liberia, Ghana or Spain.

The Bilbao striker currently plays for the Under-21 team of Spain.

The LFA agent said Inaki has informed him about his desire to play for Liberia, the country of his mother.

Momolu disclosed another meeting involving the player is being planned at the soonest possible time.

In a related development, on loan Juventus player Vejabah Sakor is in the concluding stage of his discussion to play for Liberia. Vejabah, who holds Norwegian citizenship, has been in talks with Liberia over the last few months.

Football agent Jonathan Adama Momolu said the player is now convinced that Liberia is the best option for him and said once all the technical details are worked out Sakor will debut for the Lone Star.

At the same time, 19 year old Douda Bortu of Baerum SK of Norway has pledged his future to Liberia. Agent Jonathan Momolu said the young striker has assured him that he ready to play for Liberia once he gets an invitation following the conclusion of technical details. Bortu has played for Norway at the youth level.


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