Tim Weah (L) of the USA celebrates with his teammates after scoring a goal during the FIFA Under-17 World Cup 2017 round of 16 soccer match between Paraguay and the USA at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi, India, 16 October 2017. EPA/RAJAT GUPTA
Friday Mar 30, 2018. 12:00
According to the United States of American striker Tim Weah, their failure to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup has devastated them.
The France-based forward with Paris St Germain was speaking after their 1-0 win over Paraguay on Tuesday.
He labelled the victory as a step towards a brighter future as it ushers a new era.
Born to a Liberian father and current president of the West African nation, George Weah, the 18-year-old expressed delight over the win but admits devastation at the US' failure to qualify for the World Cup.
“Not qualifying for the World Cup has been a hard time for us,” said the PSG Paris forward.
“But it’s a new era, as I said on Twitter, and we’re looking forward to everything we’re going to do with these young guys.
“I think we’re going to be a force to be reckoned with in the future,” Weah added.
“So, the process is the way to go.”