The national football team of Liberia have been drawn against Chad in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualification preliminary rounds.Read More
Center Referee Jerry Yekeh continues to enjoy the confidence of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) after been selected toRead More
President George Weah has congratulated LEAD-Monrovia Football Academy under-15 girls team for their triumph in the 2019 USA Cup.
MFA U15 girls team on Saturday, July 20, emerged as champions of the the tournament following a 7-6 win against Vardar United after 2-2 during regulation.
President Weah wrote “I am pleased to congratulate the ‘LEAD Monrovia Football Academy Under 15 Girls soccer team’ for their splendid performance while representing Liberia at the just ended ‘Target USA Cup’ tournament held in the
LEAD-Monrovia Football Academy’s U15 female team has been crowned Champions of the 2019 USA Cup in Minnesota, United States of America.
The young female squad defeated Vardar United 7-6 in post-match spot kick after 2-2 draw during regular time in the Final.
The national football team of Liberia have been drawn against Chad in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualification preliminary rounds.
The draw was held today in Cairo, Egypt.
Liberia is among 8 teams that were seeded in pot 5 based upon their June 2019 FIFA World ranking. The Red, White and Blue boys were ranked 153rd in the June 2019 FIFA rCoca-Cola Ranking.
According to CAF, the 8 teams have been drawn against
Football world governing body, FIFA, president Gianni Infantino has assured the Liberia Football Association (LFA) of more support, LFA president Mustapha Raji has disclosed.
President Raji, who led a three-man delegation of LFA officials to Cairo, Egypt for the Confederation of African Football (CAF) congress, tweeted on his official twitter page, “Had a personal meeting for 30 minutes discussing the challenges of Liberian football and FIFA commitment to help with the current restrictions
LISCR Football Club have confirmed that goalkeeper Ashley Williams will depart the country for a tryout with Austrian Bundesliga club, Rapid Vienna.
Rapid Vienna, Austrian football club playing in the country’s capital city of Vienna, are the most successful Austrian football club, having won 32 Austrian championship titles, including the first ever title in the season 1911–12, as well as a German championship in 1941 during Nazi rule.
According to an official statement on LISCR’s website, goalkeeper Williams will depart
Center Referee Jerry Yekeh continues to enjoy the confidence of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) after been selected to officiate in another continental competition.
The Liberia FIFA badge referee is among 12 African center referees that will officiate in the football category of the All African Games 2019 in Rabat, Morocco.
The All African Games is a multi-sport contest geared towards advancing to class African Sports and to foster culture exchanges between the member states of the African Union.
The Liberia Football Association (LFA) says it has received an invitation from the Botswana Football Association (BFA) for an international friendly slated for September 30, 2019 at the National Stadium in Gaborone.
According to the LFA, the match is part of celebrations marking Botswana’s 53rd Independence Day, which is usually climaxed with an international friendly.
The LFA further said, the BFA in a communication addressed to Secretary-General Isaac Montgomery, said Botswana will provide round-trip tickets, accommodation, training facilities and other hospitalities
Isaac Pupo, Dirkir Glay Return to National Team Duty, as Coach Thomas Kojo names 25-man squad for CHAN Qualifiers22 Jun 2019
Watanga midfielder Isaac Pupo has been named in Coach Thomas Kojo’s 25-man to commence preparation for the upcoming 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifiers against Senegal on July 26, 2019 in Monrovia.
The 33-year-old midfielder, who returned to the Liberian First Division league after spells in Azerbaijan, Greece, Sweden, Indonesia and Malaysia, is joined by LISCR FC defender Dirkir Glay, who also made a return to the national league from the Indonesian league.
The 2020 African Nations Championship qualification is a
A goal each from Christopher Jackson and Curtis Koon were the ultimate deciders as LISCR FC defeated outgoing FA Cup winners BYC 2-0 at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium on Sunday, June 16, 2019.
It was a one-sided match with LISCR FC having the best of opportunities, but did not perfectly make use of those opportunities as the match remained goalless was less than 10 minutes on the clock.
Christopher Jackson finally scored the opener in the 84thminute with a diving header
FA Cup holders Barrack Young Controllers face LISCR FC in the 2018/19 FA Cup Final today, June 16, 2019, at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium.
Sunday’s final is the 45th historic knockout tournament. The first edition of the knockout competition was held in 1974 with Mighty Barrolle clinching the first title.
Both finalists are heading into tomorrow’s game chasing a domestic silverware, having already missed out on the First Division championship this season.
BYC are in search for their sixth FA Cup title.
Monrovia, Liberia – LEAD Africa has announced that Monrovia Football Academy’s U-15
girls football team has been invited by Major League Soccer club Minnesota United to travel to Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA to participate in the 35th edition of the USA Cup.
The tournament will run from July 16-20, 2019.
Monrovia Football Academy’s U-15 girls team will be the first Liberian team in history to participate in the USA Cup. As special invitees of Minnesota United, the Academy’s U-15 girls team will also attend Minnesota United’s
The LFA-Orange First Division league has reached the concluding stage with all 12 teams due to play their final round of matches on June 19 at various venues across the country.
Since midway through the season, the relegation axe has been hovering over dismal performing teams.
The axe finally cut off two teams including FC Fassell and Keitrace FC that have already been relegated to the second division.
Keitrace FC’s relegation was finally confirmed on Wednesday, June12, after they arrived late for
National team head coach Thomas KoJo will be absent from the touchline for Liberia’s next four games in competitions under the auspices of the Confederation of African Football (CAF).
This follows after CAF handed coach Kojo a four-game touchline ban with immediate effect. CAF through its disciplinary board reached the decision at the under-17 Africa Cup of Nations finals in Tanzania on 24 April, 2019.
According to the Liberia Football Association (LFA), CAF disciplinary board in a communication addressed to Secretary
The 2018/19 LFA knockout finals will be played at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium the Liberia Football Association has announced.
The Doris Williams Sports in Buchanan, Grand Bassa County was earlier this year announced by the FA through it’s president Mustapha Raji as the host venue for the finals part of plans to decentralize the game.
The finals are slated for Sunday, June 16, 2019.
In the Women’s football category, Blanco FC will face Earth Angels FC, while BYC will take on LISCR
LPRC Oilers have been confirmed as 2018/19 LFA-Orange First Division Champions after a 3-0 win against Keitrace FC at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium on Sunday, June 9, 2019.
Terry Sackor put out a Man of the Match performance after firing home a hat-trick to pen his team’s championship conformation. After several goal scoring attempts, striker Sackor finally broke the deadlock in the 43rd after perfectly collecting Ebeneezer Solo’s through pass and eventually beat Keitrace’s goalkeeper to send the ball at
LFA First Division League leaders LPRC Oilers are 45 minutes away from being confirmed Champions of the 2018/2019 league season.
Coach Cooper Sannah and his men are currently 1-0 up against Keitrace FC at half time at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium through Terry Sackor’s late first half goal.
The ‘Oli Boys’ are now left with the second half of the game to decide wether they will be confirmed champions today on during their final two games.
In other development, Monrovia Club
The Liberia Football Association (LFA) was on Tuesday, June 4, represented by its president Mustapha Raji when football world governing body, FIFA and the French Development Agency (AFD) signed a landmark agreement, three days before the FIFA Women’s World Cup in France.
The agreement, according to FIFA’s website will see the two organizations working together to create positive change in society and communities through football. It also aims to develop collaboration between FIFA and AFD for the implementation of various
League leaders LPRC Oilers will be confirmed champions on Sunday, June 9, 2019 if they secure a win against Keitrace FC at the Antoinette Stadium.
This followed after the ‘Oil Boys’ extended their lead atop of the league table to seven points ahead of LISCR FC by defeating Monrovia Club Breweries 4-1 at the Nancy B. Doe Stadium in Kakata, Margibi County.
LISCR was unable to maintain the five-point gap after settling to a 1-1 draw against Watanga FC at the
LISCR FC have been fined L$75,000 by the Liberia Football Association (LFA) for improper conduct exhibited by their fans.
It may be recalled, following the end of LISCR’s 2-1 against BYC on April 21, 2019 at the Blue Field, fans, supporters, sympathizers and followers of LISCR FC invaded the playing pitch to celebrate the crucial triumph.
During the same match, a supporter of LISCR also invaded the pitch while the game was ongoing.
According to a release from LFA, the invasion, which
Former national football team captain Anthony Laffor has sent a passionate appeal to Liberians amidst the economic hardship and growing political tension in the country. In a post on his official social media pages, the 34-year-old Liberian forward wrote,
“My Passionate Appeal To All Liberians!!
Though I’m still recovering from my injury, but with the love I have for my Country ( Liberia ) and People, it will not be fair to my conscience if I remain silent about the current situation
- 20 Jul 2019