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The “Sunshine Yellow Boys” of Invincible Eleven

Can IE Bounce Back against Breweries Today?

After conceding defeats in their last five matches, the Sunshine Yellow Boys of Invincible Eleven will today return to action against knockout champions, Monrovia Club Breweries, at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium with their supporters anticipating a victory.

IE, since the start of the new league season, are yet to secure a win after losing their first five matches against Jubilee FC, LISCR FC, league leaders FC Fassel, Nimba United and the most recently against Watanga FC in a 1-0 encounter.

BASOSA League Begins this Weekend

The 2017 edition of the Bushrod and St. Paul Old Timers Sports Association (BASOSA) Championship League will commence this weekend at the Unity Conference Center sports pitch in Virginia.

The tournament, according to BASOSA, will have ten teams, including Banjor Old Timers, St. Paul Bridge, and Island Warriors.

Others include Logan Town, Blohwein, Cladosa, Devereux, FOFA, Veterans and Old Hands.

The matches will be played at different locations, including FOFA field, Logan Town, Island Warriors, Old Hands and Banjor Old Timers.


he makeshift staduim wing on the field

Saclepea LFA Sub–Assoc. Undertakes Fence Project

The Liberia Football Association Saclepea sub association has begun the fencing of the Saclepea Sports Stadium to protect the centrally located sports arena in Nimba County from encroachment.

Speaking to the Daily Observer in Saclepea on Thursday, January 19, the chairperson of the sub- association, Jeremiah Yangean, put the cost of the project to US$16,000, including the fencing and building of the stadium’s wings.

He said for now they are targeting the fencing aspect and upon the completion, they will begin the construction of the stadium’s wings and other facilities.


Master Hazeley is here to offer services to paramilitary groups

Master Hazeley Returns to Liberia

A retired United States military veteran, Master Herbert E. Hazeley Jr., a native of Liberia, has returned home to offer his services to his people.

Master Hazeley is also a retired New York City and Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice and State Corrections officer.

He is the founder of ‘Kpelle Do’ a form of martial arts similar to Taekwondo that is loosely translated as “The Way of Kpelle Fighting.” He named and developed the art in honor of his Kpelle ancestry to develop the physical and inward strength of its adherents.


‘The General’ with the IE players with their new boots ready for Watanga Saturday

‘The General’ Rallies Support to Reclaim ‘Sunshine Yellow Boys’

“I want Invincible Eleven to regain its past glory,” says Ms. Lydia Jones, president of the IE Majestic Chapter of Philadelphia, in the United States, currently visiting home, in an interview with the Daily Observer yesterday in Monrovia. “Therefore IE lovers at home should join in the campaign to make IE better.”

Ms. Jones, known as ‘The General,’ has been visiting several groups, including former players of the association to “come and let us support IE to reclaim our proper place in football in the country.”

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