Barrack Young Controller, the defending champions of Liberia’s first division league, have put behind their poor performance in the CAF Champions League and the CAF Confederation Cup to continue their defense of the first division title with an important win.
The Liberian First Division defending champions, Barrack Young Controllers, have departed Liberia for Senegal, where they are to participate in the 2017 West African Football Union club tournament.
The 2016-17 Liberia National First Division has come to an end, with league defending champions Barrack Young Controllers keeping the pressure on FC Fassell at the top of the league table.
Liberia’s oldest football club, the Invincible Eleven continued its poor performance of the season in the 2017 LFA National First Division League after succumbing to a ninth consecutive defeat over the weekend.
After a two-week break, the 2016-17 Liberia Football Association first division league kicked off with league defending champions, Barrack Young Controllers getting the first win over Keitrace Football Club at the Blue Field, the home of BYC.
Liberia failed to qualify for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations, after a 4-1 defeat in Tunisia on the final day of qualification.
The national football team has departed the country for a crucial Gabon 2018 African Nations Cup qualification task against Tunisia scheduled for September 3.
Many Liberians playing abroad were disappointed over the weekend as their clubs played poorly. The exception was the Liberians playing in Malaysia who had a joyous weekend after their respective clubs moved to the third round of the Malaysia Cup.