Orange First Division League club, Freeport Football Club, has signed two new players, as part of the club’s efforts to augment the squad for the coming season.
The duo, Vinah Smith and Gibson Freeman completed their move to the Bushrod Island-based top-flight side on a long-term contract, following the club’s announcement over the weekend.
Goalkeeper Vinah Smith comes in from second division side Nimba FC to intensify the goalkeeping department of Freeport while Gibson Freeman comes in from Montserrado County Championship side, Stages FC as a way of boosting the attacking force of the Islanders.
Speaking to reporters after joining the club, Freeman expressed delight about his move and promised to help take the Islanders to another level.
I just feel more complete; I’ve tried to master all the facets that a striker needs and I just want to keep improving on the small details all the time and keep improving on my strengths as well.
I just want to try to help the team progress and be available for the coach as well as for my teammates.
I want to make sure that they feel comfortable and they can lean on me in whatever situation we’re in.Freeport Website
He said the past years in the second division helped him to master all of his abilities to the game for a striker and is ready for the coming season.
Despite the relegation of his former employer (Stages FC) last season, Freeman managed to score more than 10 goals and provided six assists last term.
Also speaking, Goalkeeper Vinah Smith said he is happy to be on the roster of Freeport FC for the upcoming season and expressed hopes that his inclusion will upgrade the team to a title contender in Liberian football.
Smith was part of the historic Lofa county team, that won the 2020-2021 National County Sports Meet, which crowned him the best goalkeeper in the tournament.
For his part, the Chief Executive Officer of the Freeport FC, Tickly Monkoney welcomed the two players to the team and promised to work with them for the betterment of the team and football in general.
Monkoney at the same time vowed to look forward to bringing on board more quality players for the new season.