Less than a month after making his official league debut for Spartak Moscow II in the second tier of Russian football, the captain of the Liberia National Under-20 football team, Sylvanus Nimely, has made his debut with Spartak Moscow, the senior side of Spartak Moscow II.
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.
Russian-based Liberian forward Sylvanus Nimely is now enjoying first team football with his second tier Russian football club, Spartak Moscow II.
Liberia first division champions, Barrack Young Controllers, missed out on playing in the group stage of 2017 CAF Champions League after losing 4-1 to Mozambican Clube Ferrovario de Beira on penalty shootouts, but they will play in Africa’s second biggest club tournament.
The Kosovo Super League defending champions’ newly signed Liberian striker Abu Razard Kamara may have come from the little Asian state of Laos, where their football league is far below the standard of some of Europe’s lower tier, but the striker has started to show his quality in front of the goal for his new employer.
Liberian football fans may have missed the opportunity of watching a Liberian club play in the group stage of the 2017 CAF Champions League, but they will have a chance to show their support to two of the qualified clubs for which Liberians are playing.
Liberia first division champions Barrack Young Controllers has returned from Mozambique after participating in the first round qualifiers of the 2017 CAF Champions League.
The president of the Liberia Football Association, Musa Hassan Bility, has written his name in the annals of Liberian football after becoming the second Liberian to be elected as an executive committee member of Africa’s footballing body, the Confederation of African Football.