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.
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.