The third round of the Liberia Football Association Cup was played during the week with Nimba United securing the only victory among the three first legs matches.
The Antoinette Tubman Stadium was the center of football attraction on Monday evening when football fans turned out to watch two of Liberia’s older teams, Mighty Barrolle and the Invincible Eleven, battle each other in round 18 of the Liberia Football Association’s first division league.
The 2016-17 Liberia First Division League continued over the weekend with two exciting matches between the league’s top four clubs across two different venues.
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.
Gardnesville-based LISCR FC began the second phase of the first division league with a disappointing 1-1 draw with ELWA United on Friday, April 14 at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium.
The Barrack Young Controllers will have an even more difficult chance of reaching the group stage of the 2017 CAF Confederation Cup following their 1-1 draw against South African ABSA Premiership side SuperSports United on Sunday, April 9, at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium.
Club football action will return to the famous Antoinette Tubman Stadium this weekend when Liberia First Division champions, Barrack Young Controller Football Club takes on South Africa ABSA Premiership side, SuperSports United Football Club in the playoffs round of the 2017 Confederation of African Football’s Confederation Cup on Sunday, April 9.
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.