Daniel C. Yallah, age 19, passed away on November 15, 2019 due to complications from liver cancer. Daniel was a valued member of Team Liberia since the Unity Cup’s inception in 2016.

Daniel Yallah wrapped in a Liberian flag

On November 20, 2019, Mayor Jim Kenney presented Team Liberia coach Jason Waylee with a tribute letter in Daniel’s honor. The letter cited Daniel’s “amazing talents as a budding soccer player and his remarkable ability to overcome many challenges, and flourish scholastically, athletically, and socially, and make a tremendous impact on our city during his too-short life.”

Jason Waylee and Mayor Kenney

As the Unity Cup community mourns the passing of Daniel C. Yallah, our thoughts are with his family and friends, including his soccer teammates.

Read Daniel’s obituary: “Daniel C. Yallah, 19, budding soccer star felled by cancer