The 2018-19 CAF Champions and Confederation Cup will continue without a Liberian club after Liberia’s last representative, LISCR Football Club, were sent out by Algerian side, USM Bel Abbes on Wednesday, December 5 at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium in Monrovia.
Liberia’s first division and FA Cup champions Barrack Young Controllers Football Club have been booted out of the 2018-19 CAF Champions League by Guinean side, Horoya AC. BYC FC bowed out of the competition after falling to back-to-back defeats.
Following the national football team’s recent 1-0 victory against the Warriors of Zimbabwe in the ongoing 2019 African Nations Cup qualifier, President George Weah announced a plan to place players on the government’s payroll.
Both of Liberia’s representatives in the first leg of continental club competitions have bowed to defeats away from home.
Liberia striker Van-Dave Harmon might have struggled to settle when he moved to Latvia to play his professional football with FS Metta. But the former ELWA United and Barrack Young Controllers striker now appears to have been in form at the end of the 2018 Latvian league season with his consistent scoring streak.
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.
The Lonestar of Liberia have taken a major step in qualifying for the 2019 African Cup of Nations, after defeating the warriors of Zimbabwe 1-0 at the Samuel Keyan Doe Sports Complex in Paynesville, on Sunday.
Less than a week after his name was removed from the final list of local and foreign-based players to represent the Lone Star of Liberia in Sunday’s encounter against the warriors of Zimbabwe, Adolphus Marshall scored the only goal to give his club Gudja United a crucial win away from home.