Leagues

Intra-Governmental League Resumes Wednesday

The 2016 Intra-Governmental Tournament resumes Wednesday, March 30, from Easter Break.

The chairman of the Intra Government Tourney, Assistant Minister Murvee Gray said the tourney took a three-day break to observe the Easter.

Min. Gray – a devout Muslim, said the tournament continues at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium and the Willis Knuckles Sports Stadium (Alpha field) simultaneously.


Anthony Laffor, who scored yesterday goal against Djibouti, here in a challenge during Lone Star’s match against Angola

AFCON 2017: Lone Star Gains 3 Points from Djibouti

The national team Lone Star made an unprecedented progress in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Group A qualifiers by picking up the second straight win since the 2001 Afcon.

Liberia’s valuable 1-0 win over the Shore men of the Red Sea of Djibouti yesterday moved them second on the Group table with six points-scoring three goals and two goals against – out of three games.

Anthony Laffor of Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa was the marksman who caused the red-white-and-blue to cruise past Djibouti.


House Speaker Alex Tyler and Vice President Joseph Boakai

Legislature Absent in Intra-Governmental Tourney

The 2013 football finalist of the Intra-Governmental Tournament, the National Legislature, dubbed LEG would not participate in the 2016 tournament, the Daily Observer has reliable learnt.

Up to yesterday, the Daily Observer gathered that the Legislature is yet to pay their participatory or registration fee of US$500 and therefore was not included in the revised fixture.


Saah and a friend after practice

Kandakai in Sectional Q-Finals

Liberia’s 13-year-old tennis gem, Saah Kandakai has reached the quarterfinals in his first Sectional Tennis Tournament in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the United States.

Saah’s participation in the Sectional Tournament is owing to his ability level.

Prior to his sectional tennis debut, New Jersey.com said in March-2014, Saah participated in the National Junior Tennis & Learning of Trenton (NJTLT), sponsored by Noah Lilienthal, a 14-year-old nationally ranked tennis player.


(L) Team Liberia receiving their individual awards in Brazil; (r) the Lone Star being flown in celebration of Liberia's performance

Brazil, Tanzania Win Street Child World Cup

Teams Tanzania (boys) and Brazil (girls) lifted the 2014 Street Child World Cup (SCWC) trophies; but on an incredible day at Fluminense stadium last Sunday, all of the players were crowned champions.

Team Liberia joined with all of the other countries, including the USA, Pakistan and Indonesia, to celebrate what has been an amazing experience at the SCWC in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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