By Celebrated Journalist and Analyst Wleh Bedell
The Lone Star of Liberia the Lone Star under the tutelage of 66 year old Hungarian Bertalan Bicskei no doubt has a mammoth task against the Eagles of Mali on Match Day two of the qualifiers of the Gabon-Equatorial Guinea 2012 African Nations Cup Qualifiers. With one point from a match where they squeezed draw from the jaws of victory, courtesy of a goal from the debutant Sekou Jabateh Oliseh against the visiting Warriors of Zimbabwe on Match Day One at the SKD on September 5, the Lone Star are joint Second in the group as they prepare for the 1972 African Nations Cup runners-up Mali under the guidance of 58 yard old ex-international midfielder Alain Giresse who lost to the Blue Sharks of Cape Verde away on the first day of the group pairings after they let in a 44th minute goal to fall 1-0. Celebrated Journalist and Analyst Wleh Bedell provides in-depth information on the October 10, clash at the Omnisport in Bamako. A look at the probable line-ups, tactics, formations, ages of the players, coaches as well as history between the two West African sides.