When the 2019-20 Liberia Football Association first division league began in November, not many fans thought the newly promoted Freeport Football Club could compete as a serious title contender.
The rise in competitive football in Liberia is increasingly apparent as the country’s top-flight league continues to see more and more teams fight for the league’s top spots. For the first time in a decade, the Liberia Football Association’s first division league has graduated from a two-horse race for the top to include teams as far down as seventh-place tussling for an opportunity at the top of the league.
Among the clubs bringing in new faces is early league contenders, Monrovia Club Breweries, which confirmed signing former FC Fassell midfielder Aloysious Klon for an undisclosed fee.
As the first phase of the 2019/20 Liberia Football Association Orange first division league comes to an end, LISCR Football Club is sitting conveniently at the top of the league table. With the help of striker Alloy Brown, LISCR leads the goal-scoring chart with eight goals from ten league matches.
Liberia’s senior female team has reached the semifinals of the 2020 Women’s WAFU Zone A Nations Cup hosted in Sierra Leone. This came after a win on the last day of group games.
Liberia women’s U17 national team’s journey to the 2020 FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup in India has taken a huge twist after being defeated at home in the first leg of the first qualifying round.
Liberia’s hopes of reaching the semifinals of the 2020 WAFU Cup in Sierra Leone was delayed following a defeat to Mali. Liberia’s women’s football team has one more game to play in Group B to earn a play in the semifinals of the tournament.
Liberia’s women national team continued its recent dominance with a major win over Guinea Bissau in the 2020 Women’s WAFU Cup in Sierra Leone.