Soccer saved my life’ says Sierra Leone and Cosmos midfielder Michael Lahoud


Sierra Leone international midfielder talked about his move to New York Cosmos and the meaning of soccer in his life.

Michael Lahoud who has spent his first six years of his career in Major League Soccer (MLS) between Chivas USA and the Philadelphia Union making 122 appearances scoring two goals says ‘soccer save his life’.

Lahoud, 29, joined North American Soccer League side the reigning defending champions New York Cosmos on a season-long loan from the Philadelphia Union.

The 5 ft 8-inch midfielder made his Sierra Leone debut in a 3-2 victory over Equatorial Guinea in the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier coming on as a substitute.

Listen to his interview with Tina Cervasio of ONE World Sports. (Credit

TUESDAY, MAY 22, 2018

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