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 Academy’s U-15 girls’ team was invited by Major League Soccer club Minnesota United to participate in the 35th edition of the USA Cup in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

MFA’s U-15 girls’ team is the first Liberian team in history to participate in the USA Cup.

The USA Cup attracts more than 1,000 teams every year, making it one of the biggest youth football tournaments in the world. It is held annually at the National Sports Center in Blaine, Minnesota, a suburb of Minneapolis.