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.
After five months of disputes over the presidency of the Liberia Football Association, the matter has appeared to come to an end, with the association’s former vice president for administration, Musa Shannon, pulling out of the presidential race just four days to the election.
The Ministry of Youth and Sports has announced that it has withdrawn management of the Antoinette Tubman Stadium and the various national football teams from under the Liberia Football Association. The ministry will now manage those entities itself.
The Liberia Football Association has given local football fans a little hope of watching the local league again after confirming that the association is set to meet with clubs from the first, second, and women’s football divisions over a possible opening of the new league season.
Staff of the Liberia Football Association were stopped from entering the organization’s office after the owner of the rented facility demanded that rent be paid before the LFA could carry on any operations.
The host for the 2026 FIFA World Cup has been selected, with Liberia being among the African countries that ended Morocco’s dream of hosting a world cup by voting for the joint North American bid by Canada, the United States, and Mexico.
Eight years since football’s biggest tournament was hosted in Africa, Liberia is going against Morocco’s bid to bring the FIFA World Cup back on the African continent for the 2026 edition.
Stakeholders of the Liberia Football Association will go to the polls on Saturday, April 14 to elect new officials after eight years under Musa Hassan Bility’s administration.