Liberian football has been plunged into another round of soul searching over the early exit from Zambia’s 2017 U-20 African Youth Championship Qualifier. Lonestar’s under-20 team was ousted from the tournament by the Guinea’s over the weekend.
Liberia Football Association first division defending champions Nimba United remains second in the league table on 21 points, three points behind league leaders Barrack Young Controller, following a 2-2 draw with LISCR FC at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium.
Solomon Grimes has warned his teammates to “remain humble” after picking up what he described as an important victory against Djibouti.
Liberia’s under 20 football team on Sunday, April 3, lost to their Guinean counterparts 2-0 at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium in Central Monrovia.
Liberia took a major step toward qualifying for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations by defeating Group A underdog Djibouti 5-0 at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium in Monrovia on Tuesday, March 29.
Liberia’s national football team faces an uphill task against Djibouti in a home and away clash this month in its battle to grab a place in the 2017 African Nations Cup finals.
Liberia will have no representative in the first round of the 2016 Confederation of African Football Champions League after Nimba United were knocked out by Cameroon’s Union Sportive de Douala in the preliminary round.
Liberia’s first division champion Nimba United has departed the country for Cameroon to play the return leg of their Confederation of African Football Champions league match against Union Duala.