The Likuena of Lesotho, dubbed the Crocodiles, scraped through the preliminary second round of the 2015 Africa Nations Cup qualifiers after defeating Lone Star 2-0 in Maseru.Lesotho thus qualified on a 2-1 goal-aggregate.The Crocodiles will lock horns with Kenya’s Harambee Stars, who also qualified on a 2-1 aggregate after being held 1-1 by Comoros in Moroni.Liberia’s loss Sunday marked the continuation of the country’s nightmare in the African Cup Nations (Afcon) since her second qualification in 2002, during the days of the famous George Weah.Disappointingly last week, the Young Elephants of La Cote D’Ivoire, also threw out Jr. Lone Star, dubbed the Satellites, from the U-20 CAF Championship Tournament also on a 2-1 goal-aggregate.The continuous dismal performance of the two-legged Lone Star teams within a week has attested to the detestation of many Liberians, including Chief Patron of Sports, President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, wh odid not mention the national team in her recent Annual Message, but rather hailed the one-legged Lone Star (Amputee Lone Star) team for retaining the title as Africa Amputee Cup of Nations champion.“The national team of Liberia, the Lone Star, isn’t the nation’s pride and joy anymore,” Coach Sieh Jones of Monrovia told the Daily Observer Sunday.Much is not known of the play-by-play description of the game; but according to a social media report, Alseny Keita who was selected over Theo Weeks didn’t play because of injury.Lone Star: Nathaniel Sherman, Alpha James, Prince Jetoh, Teah Dennis, Aloysius Simujla, Chris Roosevelt Jones, James Soto Roberts, Anthony Snorti Laffor & Eddie Wulu, Sekou Jabateh Oliseh, Kpah Sherman.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)
160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! LANCASTER – A 16-year-old girl was killed when the car she was riding in collided head-on with another vehicle in Lancaster, authorities said Saturday. Marchessa Vickers of Lancaster was riding in a 1994 Plymouth with two other girls, ages 16 and 17, traveling northbound on 110th Street West near Avenue K about 11 p.m. Friday, said California Highway Patrol Officer R. Rockafellow. The Plymouth crossed the center line and hit an oncoming Jeep Cherokee, Rockafellow said. Vickers was taken to Antelope Valley Hospital, where she died as a result of her injuries, Rockafellow said. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORECoach Doc Rivers a “fan” from way back of Jazz’s Jordan Clarkson The driver and other passenger in the Plymouth, whose names were not immediately available, were treated at a hospital for minor injuries. A female passenger in the Jeep also suffered minor injuries, Rockafellow said. The teen’s death marks the Antelope Valley’s 83rd traffic fatality of 2005. Last year, 74 people died on valley streets, highways and roads. The record for traffic fatalities is 87, set in 2003.