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|Sharpening the Contradictions? Swal on LFA, Technical Staff Blame Game After Nigeria Loss||| Print ||
|Written by FPA Staff Writer|
|Wednesday, 17 October 2012 22:38|
Monrovia - The Sports Writers Association of Liberia (Swal) has expressed disappointment over comments emanating from the LFA and technical staff of the national team in the wake of Saturday’s shameful 6-1 defeat to Nigeria in Calabar, Cross River State.
In a press statement issued on Wednesday, Swal says it is finding it difficult to believe that both the LFA and the technical staff are playing the blamed game as Liberians reflect on the tragedy of Calabar.
Swal says it is contradictory for the LFA to take responsibility for the dismal loss while at the same time refusing to apologize.
It also wondered how could coach Kaetu Smith apologize for the team’s shambolic performance but refused to take responsibility for its loss.
Swal views the postures taken by both the LFA and technical staff as a disservice to passionate fans.
It reminds them that it was the collective support of all Liberians irrespective of their religion, creed, political affiliation or financial position that got the team to where it reached.
Meanwhile Swal has asked for further explanations from the mobilization committee or its employer—the LFA — on the reasons behind the team’s late arrival in Calabar.
It also hopes that the committee will, in the soonest possible time, make a full financial report to the Liberian people on its activities.
|Last Updated on Thursday, 18 October 2012 01:19|