The Liberia Football Association and the Liberia Football Referee Association have confirmed the death of referee Lackay Massaquoi during a fitness test.
Musa Hassan Bility has stepped down from two senior positions at Africa’s football governing body, the Confederation of African Football. The former head of the Liberia Football Association resigned as a member of CAF’s Emergency Committee and as president of the African Nations Championship Standing Committee.
Both of Liberia’s representatives in the first leg of continental club competitions have bowed to defeats away from home.
A senior member of the Liberia Refereeing Association, Jerry Yekeh, has been provisionally suspended by the Confederation of African Football over allegations that he fixed matches during the 2017 West African Football Union Nations Cup that was hosted in Ghana.
Senior football administrator G. Andy Quamie has been elected to serve on the Confederation of African Football Judiciary Board.
Eight FIFA-certified referees from Liberia have also been called by Africa’s football governing body to officiate matches.
Liberian football followers received one of the best news in 2017, after senior members of the Liberia Football Association were appointed by the Africa’s football governing body, the Confederation of African Football, into its standing committees.
The national team of Liberia will begin its fight for qualification for a continental competition for the third time in history when they take on Mauritania on Friday, July 14 in the first round of the African Nations Championship.