BYC II Defeats NPA Anchors to Reach Q-Finals

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The Liberia Football Assocation 2012 Knockout Champions defeated NPA Anchors 3-2 in a lottery shot on Sunday to qualify for the third round of the 2014/2015 LFA Cup.

BYC II’s senior side, BYC I was whipped by NPA Anchors, 2-1 in the first phase a week ago.

Terry Sackor struck the opening goal in the 33rd minute after a couple of misses, along with Randy Dukuly.

Jimmy Taylue got the equalizer for NPA Anchors in the 76th minute.

This means NPA is out of contention in the two tournaments – the championship and the knockout.

On Friday, in the knockout opener, Watanga convincingly whipped Mighty Dragon 3-0, and Aries bowed to LISCR 2-1.

On Saturday, FC Fasssell narrowly beat Nimba United 1-0 and MC Breweries flogged Keitrace 4-2 in a penalty shootout after a goalless draw.

In the last 2nd round battle yesterday, Jubilee was leading Holder FC 2-0, up to press time.

This Thursday, six teams are expected to go to a draw and thereafter the quarter-finals would resume from Saturday, August 13 to Sunday, August 14, with six teams battling each other.

A draw following Tuesday, after the best three teams from the quarterfinals, would witness a team taking a bye to the two-tie grand finals, while two teams would clash on Friday, August 21 for the last slot.

Meanwhile, in the first phase of the knockout, Aries FC whipped IE 4-2 in a lottery shot after a pulsating 1-1, and Smalltown FC bowed to BYC II 4-3 in a penalty shootout from a 1-1 tie.

Jubilee defeated Gardnersville 2-1; and LISCR FC qualified by defeating Sesay FC 4-2 on penalties, after 0-0 draw.

BYC I lost 2-1 to NPA Anchors and Keitrace FC beat Joy Conquerors 6-5, on penalties after a 2-2 tie.

Watanga FC nailed LPRC 3-2; and Holder FC pinned Nimba FC 1-0.

Monrovia Club Breweries spanked Mighty Barollee 4-0 in a lottery shoot, from a nil tie, and Mighty Dragon defeated ELWA United 3-1.

Nimba United beat Mighty Blue Angels 1-0, and FC Fassell took a bye.

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