The 2019-20 Liberia Football Association’s first division league, sponsored by Orange Liberia, has officially kicked off with 2019 champion LPRC Oilers defending its title in a crucial home win.
The week ended with disappointment for Liberian football fans, as the national U20 team exited the 2019 WAFU U20 Nations Cup following a 1-1 draw with Mali.
LISCR Football Club’s 19-year-old goalkeeper Ashley Williams has been named the captain of Liberia’s U20 national team ahead of the start of the 2019 West African Football Union U20 Nations Cup in Guinea.
The Liberian women’s national football team has moved to camp ahead of an international friendly match against the Guinean side scheduled to take place at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium on Sunday, Nov. 24.
The draw for the 2019-20 Petro Trade Cup has been made, with 50 teams set to compete in male and female categories. In the male category, 32 teams will compete, while there will be 18 teams in the female category.
Lone Star remains in search of an away victory, as Coach Peter Butler’s team lost 1-0 to Egypt in an international friendly on Thursday, November 7 at the Borg El Arab Stadium in Cairo.
On Saturday, the Liberia Football Association hosted its first major awards ceremony, presenting the first division’s Most Valuable Player award to Christopher Jackson, along with a Toyota Corolla and L$250,000 (US$1,185).
The 2019 Liberia Football Association cup champion, LISCR Football Club, has begun the 2019-20 season in winning fashion by taking the season’s first major silverware, the Super Cup.