MONROVIA, Montserrado â€“ The Liberia Football Association has completed a US$24,000 deal with sports betting company, Doxxbet, for the 2019 season.
The deal was announced at a press conference held at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium on Monday, April 29. According to the football house, the US$24,000 will cover the expenses of all the individual awards at the end of the season, except the most valuable player of the first division, who will be awarded a car.
The prizes include the most valuable player in the second division and womenâ€™s league, the top goal scorers, the best goalkeepers, the best defender, the best coach in the first division, second division, and women leagues, the best league reporters, and the best referees of the season.
The president of the Liberia Football Association thanked the sports betting company for their involvement in the development of Liberian football and urged other companies in Liberia to follow suit for the growth of football in Liberia.
Break down of the individual awards:
|Descriptions||Categories||Amount (Liberian Dollars)|
|Highest Goal Scorer||First Division||$ 200,000|
|Highest Goal Scorer||Second Division||$ 150,000|
|Highest Goal Scorer||Womenâ€™s League||$ 100,000|
|Most Valuable Player||Second Division||$ 200,000|
|Most Valuable Player||Womenâ€™s League||$ 150,000|
|Best Defender||First Division||$ 100,000|
|Best Defender||Second Division||$ 100,000|
|Best Defender||Womenâ€™s League||$ 100,000|
|Best Goalkeeper||First Division||$ 100,000|
|Best Goalkeeper||Second Division||$ 100,000|
|Best Goalkeeper||Womenâ€™s League||$ 100,000|
|Best Coach||First Division||$ 100,000|
|Best Coach||Second Division||$ 100,000|
|Best Coach||Womenâ€™s League||$ 100,000|
|Best Referee||LFA Leagues||$ 100,000|
|Best League Reporter||All Leagues Coverage||$ 100,000|
Featured photo by T. Kla Wesley Jr.