“Football is a part of me.” Millennium Stars goalie on how football kept their minds off war and hunger.

Nusee Cooper was the Millennium Stars’ goalkeeper on their 1999 tour of the UK.

He recalls how in spite of the distance they had travelled to play their matches, they always felt at home on the pitch.

Millennium Stars FC formed in Gbangaye Town, Monrovia, in 1997 and toured the UK in 1999. You can out find more about them here.

Some of the interesting bits and pieces I’ve found out during my research into their story can be found here.


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