Liberian clubs’ poor form in continental football continues, as Liberia’s two representatives in the 2019 CAF inter-club competitions have been eliminated during the preliminary qualifying round.
Liberia’s CAF Confederation Cup representatives, LISCR FC, have departed Liberia for Algeria to play the first leg of the 2018-19 CAF Confederation Cup preliminary round qualifiers against USM Bel Abbes.
Eight FIFA-certified referees from Liberia have also been called by Africa’s football governing body to officiate matches.
Barrack Young Controllers’ hopes of playing in the group stage of any CAF club competition have come to end, with the club being humiliated by South African side SuperSports United in a 5-0 loss during the playoff round of the CAF Confederation Cup.
Liberian football followers received one of their most shocking results over the weekend when Liberia’s CAF Confederation Cup representatives were thrown out of the competition with a 4-0 defeat to Algerian side JS Kabylie in Tizi Ouzou, 90 kilometers away from the nation’s capital, Algiers.