Liberian International striker, Junior Wilson, who plays for Indonesian Liga outfit, Semen Padang is said to be hot in that part of the world as the hit man has netted in 15 goals this season to become the top goal scorer in the second top flight of that country so far.
The burly striker, who played for LISCR FC in the Liberia Football Association (LFA) premiership before moving to Mighty Barrolle where he won the LFA premiership in 2006, has qualified his team, Semen Padang for the big eight and he is said to be keen on qualifying the team to the top flight, the Super Liga.
In a telephone interview shortly, the 15 goals hero noted that he wants to play in the Indonesian Super Liga, but with his team, Semen Padang.
“The knockout starts on April 14, but my concentration is on the big eight which will see us qualify for the top flight if we put up a fantastic performance.
“We have intensified training ahead of the big eight and I believe we can make history,” the former LISCR FC and Mighty Barrolle goal customer noted in a positive manner.
Meanwhile, Wilson, who made his International debut for the red, white and blue outfit, the Lone Star of Liberia against Togo in 2005, has hailed authorities of Liberian football for advertising the position of coach for the senior national football team of Liberia.
The striker noted that the latest will give opportunity for top rated coaches to take the mantle of authority of Lone Star and take the Country to its third Africa nations cup as well as its first world cup.
Brief History Of PS Semen Padang
Full name: Persatuan Sepakbola Semen Padang
Nickname(s): Kabau Sirah / Kerbau Merah
Ground: Haji Agus Salim Stadium, Padang, Indonesia
Owner: PT Semen Padang Tbk
Chairman: Widodo Santoso
Manager: Army Munir
Coach: Oyong Liza
League: Liga Indonesia
PS Semen Padang is an Indonesian football team located in Padang, West Sumatra.
The club was founded in 1980 and has never won the league competition, but won the Indonesian Cup competition in 1992.
Piala Indonesia: 1
Performance in AFC competitions
AFC Cup Winners Cup: 1 appearance
Semen Padang play their home games at Haji Agus Salim Stadium with a potential maximum attendance of 20,000. In the early years they played their home games at Imam Bonjol Stadium, that now became Imam Bonjol Park in the central of Padang city .
The club’s fans are occasionally referred to as the Urang Awak. But Since years 1999 there’s an official fans club called The Khmer’s, The Kerbau Merah or Red Bull in English. (liberiansoccer.com, 7 April 2010)