Ambassadors Cleveland Visit Liberia On Women’s Football Development Tour


Monrovia — An American-based women football club, Ambassadors Cleveland arrived in Liberia on Sunday, 16 January on a week’s tour in an effort to promote women’s football and to help Ambassadors programs (based in the United States) assist football development in Liberia while enhancing the Gospel.

While Ambassadors Cleveland are in Liberia over the course of a week, they will conduct a clinic for Liberian girls with the purpose of attracting young players to play football and support the growth of the game.

On the pitch, the American-based women’s football team will play three (3) friendly matches all scheduled at the SKD Practice Pitch.

They’ll play Women’s Upper League team, sister club Ambassadors FC on Monday, 17 January and later they’ll engage Liberia Women National Team in double-header fixtures with the first of those two games on Wednesday, 19 January and the last on Friday, 21 January.

Ambassadors Cleveland on Monday Januray 17, 2022 defeated  Ambassadors Liberia  in in a friendly at the SKD Practice Pitch.

Cleveland Ambassador secure a  5- 1 victory over their  Liberian couterparted  at the SKD parctice pitch.

Meanwhile  the visitors will be in  action at the same venue against the Women’s National team of Liberia on  today Wednesday before traveling to Buchanan on Friday for another friendly with the same National team.

Ambassadors Cleveland had been in Liberia Sunday, January 16 on a week’s tour to support and help develop women’s football while enhancing the Gospel.

The Ambassadors Cleveland delegation consists of officials and fifteen (15) players including former Bayern Munich star Gina Lewnadowski, Sabrina Flores formerly of Seville, Madis Less and Samantha Lofton who had UEFA Champions League stints with BIIK Kazygurt and Breidablik respectively.

Below is the full listing of the Ambassadors Cleveland squad including their previous team and level played at.

Player                             Previous Team        Level Played

Gina Lewandowski      Bayern Munich        UEFA CL

Madis Less                   BIIK Kazygurt           UEFA CL

Korbin Albert                Notre Dame            NCAA-ACC

Jamia Fields                 Houston Dash         NWSL

Kati Druzina                  Notre Dame             NCCA-ACC

Domi Richardson         NY Gotham              NWSL

Megan Buckingham   Chicago Red Stars  NWSL

Sydney Dawson          Clemson                    NCAA-ACC

Sabrina Flores             Seville                       La Liga

Anna Rico                     Pittsburgh                NCAA-ACC

Elena Gutlove              Butler                         NCAA-ACC

Delaney Matriano       Cleveland Amb        WPSL

Halle Stelbasky           Cleveland Amb        WPSL

Liv Fain                          Cleveland Amb       WPSL

Samantha Lofton        Breidablik                UEFA CL