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List of famous athletes from Liberia, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Liberia has seen some very talented athletes over the years, many of who have gone on to represent their country in the Olympics. These are some of the best Liberia athletes of all time, so if you're a native of Liberia and are aspiring to compete in sports professionally then these are people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular popular athlete from Liberia then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

Examples include Theo Lewis Weeks and Momo Wall Blamo.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Liberia athletes?" and "Which athletes are from Liberia?"

You can click on the names of these legendary athletes of Liberia in order to get more information about each one.

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Ansu Toure is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
Miami FC Ansu Toure is a Liberian footaller who currently plays for Persiba Balikpapan in the Indonesia Super League.

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Collins John is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
Fulham F.C. Collins John is a Liberian-born Dutch footballer who last played as a forward for Pittsburgh Riverhounds. John notably played in the Premier League for Fulham where he notched up 20 goals in 92 ...more

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Patrick Nyema Gerhardt is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
CS Otopeni Patrick Nyema Gerhardt is a Liberian footballer who currently plays for Malaysian super league side Sarawak FA. He also represents the Liberia national football team at international level. He ...more

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Harrison Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
Harrison Kennedy Mark Professionals Harrison Kennedy in Monrovia is an Liberian footballer, who is currently playing for Mark Professionals.

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Alex Nimo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
Real Salt Lake Alexander "Alex" Frank Nimo is a Liberian-born American soccer player.

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Joseph Amoah is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
Persibo Bojonegoro Joseph Amoah, Liberian football midfielder. He currently plays for Sporting Clube de Goa in I-League.

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Edward Weah Dixon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
Edward Weah Dixon Thouars Foot 79 Edward Weah Dixon is a Liberian-French footballer playing currently for Thouars Foot 79. He is a former member of the Liberia national football team.

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George Weah is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
George Tawlon Manneh Oppong Ousman Weah is a Liberian humanitarian, politician, and an ex-footballer who played as a striker. Regarded as one of the greatest African players of all time, in 1995 ...more

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Darlington Nagbe is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
Portland Timbers Darlington Nagbe is a Liberian-American footballer currently playing for the Portland Timbers in Major League Soccer.

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George Gebro is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
George Gebro Hapoel Petah Tikva FC George Gebro is a Liberian footballer player, who plays for Liberia Ship Corporate Registry Football Club.

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Alex Nimely is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
Alex Nimely Manchester City F.C. Alex Tchuimeni-Nimely, commonly known as Alex Nimely, is a Liberian-born English footballer who plays as a forward for League One side Port Vale. He is the elder brother of Liberia international ...more

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Solomon Wesseh is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
Solomon Wesseh Liberia national football team Solomon Wesseh is a Liberian soccer player.

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Lawrence Doe is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
Lawrence Doe Equatorial Guinea national football team Lawrence Doe is a naturalized Equatoguinean footballer who plays for ENPPI Club in Egyptian Premier League.

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Matee Ajavon is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
Matee Ajavon Matee Ajavon is a Liberian American player in the WNBA for the Atlanta Dream. A 5'8" guard, Ajavon was chosen by the Houston Comets as the fifth overall draft pick in the 2008 WNBA Draft.

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Isaac Pupo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
Isaac Pupo Panionios NFC Isaac Pupo is an Liberian footballer who currently plays for Kelantan FA and the Liberia national football team. In August 2007 Pupo signed for FK Qarabağ in the Azerbaijan Premier League on a ...more

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Thomas Kojo is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
Thomas Kojo FC AK Thomas Kojo is a Liberian former football defender. He currently coaches FC AK, and the Liberia national football team. Kojo attended Lindsey Wilson College where he was a 1996 first team All ...more

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Solomon Grimes is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
Solomon Grimes Kalamata FC Solomon Grimes is a Liberian football defender playing for Cypriot club Nea Salamina. He has earned one cap with the Liberia national football team.

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Saylee Swen is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
Saylee Swen Liberia national football team Saylee Swen is an Liberian footballer playing currently for LPRC Oilers. He is also a member of the Liberia national football team.

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James Koko Lomell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
James Koko Lomell PSMS Medan James Koko Lomell is an Liberian footballer, who currently plays for Persiram Raja Ampat.

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Zah Rahan Krangar is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
Zah Rahan Krangar Persipura Jayapura Zah Rahan Krangar is an Liberian footballer currently playing for Felda United FC. He is also a member of the Liberia national football team. Made his international debut with a goal away to ...more

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James Zotiah is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
James Zotiah Monrovia Black Star Football Club James Zotiah is a Liberian footballer playing currently for Black Star. He is also a member of the Liberia national football team. He made his international debut in 2007, Liberia vs. Rwanda.

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Willis Forko is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
Willis Forko F.K. Bodø/Glimt Willis Forko is a Liberian footballer who is currently a free agent.

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Tonia Tisdell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
Tonia Tisdell Karşıyaka SK Tonia Tisdell is a Liberian footballer who plays for Osmanlıspor.

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Omega Roberts is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
Omega Roberts Tiko United Omega Alamadine Roberts is an Liberian football player who plays for the FK Borac Čačak. He most often plays as a marking central defender, and is occasionally referenced as Robert Omega or ...more

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Johnny Menyongar is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
Johnny Menyongar Rochester Raging Rhinos Johnny Menyongar is a Liberian footballer who last played for Bengaluru FC in India's I-League.

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Anthony Laffor is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
Anthony Laffor Jomo Cosmos Anthony Snoti Laffor is Liberian international footballer who plays professionally for the South African club Mamelodi Sundowns, primarily as a winger.

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Leo Gibson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
Leo Gibson Cleveland City Stars Leo Gibson is a Liberian footballer who currently plays for the Missouri Comets in the MASL.

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Sandy Gbandi is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
Puerto Rico Islanders Sandy Gbandi is a Liberian soccer player.

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James Soto Roberts is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
James Soto Roberts Liberia national football team James Soto Roberts is a Liberian Soccer Player.

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Louis Crayton is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
Louis Crayton D.C. United Louis Crayton is a former Liberian footballer.

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Dioh Williams is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
Dioh Williams Aarhus Gymnastik Forening Dioh Williams is a Liberian football striker, who is currently playing in the Swedish premier division Allsvenskan for Gefle IF. He is also a member of the Liberia national football team. His ...more

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Boakay Eddie Foday is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
Boakay Eddie Foday Persiwa Wamena Boakay Eddie Foday is an Liberian footballer playing currently for Yadanarbon FC after he previously played seven seasons for Persiwa Wamena and a single season with Sriwijaya.

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Dulee Johnson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
Dulee Johnson Maccabi Tel Aviv FC Dulee Johnson is a professional footballer who plays as a midfielder. He is the son of former Liberian player and manager Josiah Johnson. He is a free agent.

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Oliver Makor is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
Oliver Makor Ionikos Oliver Makor is a Liberian former football midfielder who last played for Persik Kediri. He also played for Proodeftiki, Egaleo FC and Ionikos FC in Greece. Makor was also a member of the ...more

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Nuzohn Zidenmaro Kulala is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
Nuzohn Zidenmaro Kulala Liberia Ship Corporate Registry Football Club Full name: Nuzohn Zidenmaro Kulala Date of birth: May 5, 1990 Place of birth: Monrovia, Liberia Height: 5’10’’ Playing position: Winger/ Striker Civil status: Married Club information Present ...more

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Victor Pony Carr is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
Victor Pony Carr Maccabi Herzliya Victor Pony Prisley Carr is a Liberian footballer.

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Francis Doe is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
Francis Doe Francis Forkey Doe is a Liberian footballer who is currently playing for NS Matrix in the Malaysia Premier League.

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Abu Kanneh is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
DSV Leoben Abu Kanneh is an Liberian footballer who plays as a striker for DSV Leoben. He previously played for FC Gratkorn. He is also a member of the Liberia national football team.

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Christian Essel is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
Christian Essel Sporting Saint Mirren F.C. Christian Sokapie Essel is Liberian footballer who plays as both a midfielder and striker for FK Radnički 1923 in the Serbian SuperLiga.

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Ben Teekloh is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
Ben Teekloh Farul Constanţa Ben Teekloh is a retired Liberian football defensive midfielder who last played for FC Astra II Giurgiu in Romania.

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Christopher Wreh is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
Christopher Wreh Perseman Manokwari Christopher Wreh is a retired Liberian international footballer. He was a member of the Arsenal side which won the Premier League and FA Cup double in 1997–98. He won 36 caps for Liberia, ...more

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Gobeom Sie Vitalis is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
Gobeom Sie Vitalis Hapoel Nazareth Illit Gobeom Sie Vitalis is a Liberian football defender. He currently plays for Nazareth Illit.

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Chris Gbandi is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
Chris Gbandi Miami FC Chris Gbandi is a retired Liberian footballer.

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Sunday Seah is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
Sunday Seah Persiwa Wamena Sunday Seah is a Liberian footballer, who is currently playing goalkeeper for UMC Roots FC.

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Nathaniel Sherman is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
Nathaniel Sherman Liberia national football team Nathaniel Sherman is a Liberian football player who plays for Liberia national football team.

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Larmin Ousman is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
Larmin Ousman Ljungskile SK Larmin Ousman is an Liberian footballer who plays for Ljungskile SK. He is a member of the Liberia national football team.

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Melvin Tarley is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
Melvin Tarley Minnesota Thunder Duncan "Melvin" Tarley is a Liberian footballer, currently without a club.

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Emmanuel Wennah is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
Emmanuel Wennah Invincible Eleven Emmanuel Wennah is a Liberian Soccer Player.

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Prince Daye is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
Prince Daye Al-Siliya Prince Daye is a Liberian former footballer who played at both professional and international levels as a striker.

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Murphy Komunple Nagbe is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Athletes from Liberia
Murphy Komunple Nagbe Liberia Ship Corporate Registry Football Club Murphy Kumonple Nagbe is an Liberian footballer who played for LISCR FC.