The Liberia Football Association (LFA) has provided a check for US$10,000 to Knockout Champs, BYC II, in fulfillment of a promise to secure a home victory against Moroccan Club Kawkab Marrakech.
LFA President Musa H. Bility said the club was assured US$10,000 if they won the home, and the 2-0 convincing victory proved the point.
Bility presented the check and a certificate of recognition for the historic win yesterday in Monrovia.
“We are happy to present this certificate and the US$10,000 check…and also happy that you were able to break the record of which clubs have not done for a very long time,” Bility said. “This a promise fulfilled.”
Though, BYC ll’s win didn’t rotate their 3-0 defeat in Morocco in the first leg, their home victory sustained fans’ morale.
Mr. Bility also thanked Robert A. Sirleaf – the club’s CEO, Mr. Sekou Konneh – BYC Football President, including the coaches and players.
The president and skipper of BYC ll, Mark Tweh and goalie Alpha Jaloh, in separate remarks praised the LFA for providing the US$10,000 and pointed out that they would maintain their pride.
It may be recalled that BYC ll participated in the 2013 CAF Confederation competition but lost Tanzanian Club AZAM FC after advancing ahead of Johanson of Sierra Leone in the preliminary round.
Besides BYC ll, Liberia’s football giant Nimba United was thrown out by Cameroon’s Union Sportive de Douala, after bowing 1-0 in Cameroon and 3-1 at home.