Football


Pictorial view of BYC-1 players during training session Photo by: BYC-1

LFA 2015/16 Champions Begin Preparation

LFA 2015/16 league champions Barrack Young Controllers (BYC-1) have begun preparations for the upcoming 2016-17 league season.

According to a release posted on the club’s Facebook page, the team will play four pre-season matches, beginning with three against county teams, including Montserrado, Grand Bassa, and Nimba, at Blue Field, on Lynch Street in Monrovia.

The LFA champions kicked of its pre-season matches yesterday when they faced 2015 county meet finalist Montserrado County, with Coach Copper Sannah leading the squad.


Eric Weeks being marked by opponent during a match (Photo courtesy) Bola.net

Eric Week's Madura United Drops 2nd Place—As Laffor Appreciates Fans

Liberia’s Indonesia based Eric Weeks’ Madura United on Friday dropped to 2nd place on the Indonesian Championship-A league table after failing to secure a point in its week 26 match.

Madura lost 2-1 to Mitra Kukar, fighting to come back from a 15th minute goal down in the match.

According to media report, entering the second half of the match, Madura United immediately tried to get a goal in the early minutes of the second half. Several opportunities were created, but yielding no good result.


(L-R) Francis Doe and Zah Krangar, both of Felda, Patrick Wleh and Teah Dennis

Liberia’s Malaysia Based Players End Season

After nine months of action and attractions, four Liberian players based in Malaysia – Francis Grandpa Doe, Zah Krangar, Teah Dennis and Patrick Ronaldinho Wleh – have completed the 2016 Malaysian Super League (MSL).

After the final matches last Saturday, striker Grandpa Doe and midfielder Zah Krangar’s Felda United finished 2nd in the league despite losing 1-0 to Kedah FA in its final match.

Felda United finished 2nd with 15 points, collecting 43 points out of 22 matches from which it won 13, drew four, and lost five.


(L-R) Eric Weeks and Dirki Glay shaking hands when they both played against each other on October 13, 2016

Dirki Glay on Target

Liberian Indonesia based defender Dirki Glay was on target for his team during the weekend when they drew 2-2 against Mitra Kukar.

Defender Glay’s side, Persiba Balikpapan, took the lead in the 37th minute and later extended it in the 44th minute through Glay.

Persiba Balikpapan is now in the 13th position with 27 points out of 25 games. The team has been unable to get a win since it won its match on October 9, and will return to action on October 29 against 15th place Gresik United.


Last season training

gym that the players use to workout at Northstar Stadium

Nimba United Prepares for 2016 League

The Soccer Mountaineers (Nimba United) have begun preparations for the 2016 Liberia Football Association (LFA) National League.

The former LFA First Division Champions training is at the Northstar Stadium in Mount Barclay, Montserrado County.

United have attracted huge support from residents of Mount Barclay and surrounding towns since the construction of the Northstar Stadium and hundreds of them are expected to watch the team’s regular training sessions.

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