By Michael Nasri Solomon
Football Writer, kick442.com-Liberia
16-year-old USA-base Liberian forward Sylvester Doe has expressed interest in representing the Lone Star with the consent of his parents.
Doe, born in America to Liberian parents, visited Liberia along with his mother Mrs. Yarlee Korlewala Doe in 2011 before his subsequent return to the USA a year later 2013.
Yarlee Korlewala Doe, mother of Sylvester Doe who hails from Lofa County told kick442.com her desire to see her son who’s fast growing into a professional represent his homeland.
She averred that it’s so unique how young Doe is making the most out of his promising career since their return to the United states.
“Sylvester has been so in love with football since he was a kid; as a mother, it only warms my heart to see him achieve his childhood dreams.
“Moreover, this, i strongly believe will be even more rewarding if he can play for Liberia in the future- or, at any of the youth levels. Doe literally talks about his brief visit to Liberia in 2011 as well as his strong desire to play for his country. ” Young Doe mother, Yarlee Korlewala Doe.
Doe, 16, turns 17 in 2022 February, plies his trade at Minnesota United Academy.
The young lad is growing through the club development pathway – with clear intend to make significant progress qualify enough to represent the club in the Major League Soccer, MLS.
Minnesota United FC is an American professional soccer club based in Saint Paul, Minnesota that plays in the Western Conference of Major League Soccer.
The club began play in 2017 as the league’s 22nd club, and replaced the North American Soccer League (NASL) franchise of the same name.
In 2015/2017, Doe had a brief stint at Twin Star Academy U-12 & U-13 where he registered 70 goals in 80 games.
In 2018, Minnesota United FC then took over the Twin Star Academy- where Sylvester Doe still remains a key member at the U-14,15 &17 levels.
After a successful first season, the Minnesota United Development Academy announced the rosters for its second U13 and U14 boys teams, as well as its first-ever U15 group – with Sylvester Doe included in the 58 selected athletes but as a member of the U14 group.
Before the take over, Twin Academy U-13 were crowned champions of the USA CUP with Doe finishing as the Tournament highest Goal scorer: 10 goals in 6 matches.
The young forward has since represented Minnesota United FC Development Academy in Germany, Netherlands, Belgium at the U-17 level & Canada with the U-15.
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