Week seven of the 2019 Liberia Football Association’s First Division matches were played over the weekend with the first shocking results which saw league leaders Watanga FC tasting their first defeat of the season to a lowly ranked team, Nimba FC, at the Ganta Sports Pitch.
The 2019 Liberia Football Association football season officially began on Sunday, February 24 at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium with the most talked about fixture involving Barrack Young Controllers Football Club and LISCR Football Club. Currently the giants of the modern Liberian football scene, fans turned out in their numbers at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium to watch the two teams battle each other in the Super Cup encounter.
The 2019 Liberia Football Association regular season is off to a start, with all 12 teams in the first division actively playing on opening day.
The 2019 Blue Cup has come to an end with the host, Barrack Young Controllers Football Club, winning its preseason tournament for the first time since its first edition in 2018.
The 2019 Blue Cup hosted by Liberia’s first division and FA Cup champions Barrack Young Controllers got underway on Thursday, February 14 with the host securing a remarkable victory over newly promoted Paynesville-based second division club Muscat Football Club.
Local football is set to return to Liberia on Sunday, February 24, according to the Liberia Football Association.
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.