McColm Cephas

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McColm Cephas
Personal information
Full name McColm Cephas
Date of birth (1978-09-30) September 30, 1978 (age 39)
Place of birth Monrovia, Liberia
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
2002–2003 VCU Rams
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003 Richmond Kickers Future 11 (8)
2004–2005 Richmond Kickers 47 (11)
2006 Virginia Beach Mariners 12 (0)
2007 Carolina RailHawks 14 (1)
Total 84 (20)
National team
2004 Liberia 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

McColm Cephas (born 30 September 1978 in Monrovia) is a former Liberian soccer forward who spent five seasons in the lower U.S. divisions. He has earned two caps with the Liberia national team.

Cephas attended Virginia Commonwealth University where he played for the men's soccer team in 2002 and 2003.

He played two World Cup 2006 qualifying games for Liberia in 2004.[1]

In 2007, Cephas signed with the Carolina RailHawks of the USL First Division.[2] He scored only one goal in fourteen league games, but more significantly, he scored the only goal as Carolina upset the Chicago Fire, holders of the cup, in the 2007 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.[3]


  1. ^ "Cephas Called Up To Liberia National Team For World Cup Qualifying". Our Sports Central. 2004-08-26. Retrieved 2009-06-10. 
  2. ^ Kiawu, Hassan (2007-02-14). "Cephas eyes Liberia call-up". BBC Sport. Retrieved 2009-06-10. 
  3. ^ "Fire loses to Carolina in U.S. Open Cup". MLS. 2007-07-15. Retrieved 2009-06-10.