May 25: LFA 3rd Date to Commence National League

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The Liberia Football Association (LFA) has scheduled Monday, May 25, as the revised date for the start of the 2014/2015 National Football League after  double postponement.

According to emails sent to clubs of which was also copied to the Daily Observer, the Secretary General of the LFA, B. Alphonso Armah has released the 2014/2015 league timetable and registration procedures.

According to the timetable, club registration began Monday, May 4 and ends Monday, June 1.

The 2014/2015 LFA League will begin Monday, May 25 and the First Phase of the league runs up to the Thursday, the 27th of August.

“Mid-season registration: July 20 – August 27, 2015; and the 2nd Phase August 7 – October 31, 2015,” Armah wrote.

The LFA Chief Scribe, in his release urged participating clubs to observe to all registration procedures:

Mr. Armah further instructed clubs to make available coaches and players’ contracts as part of the registration.

“Coach’s contract must be signed by the coach and the team. Copy of his/her License must be submitted along with the contract; and the player and the team must sign Player’s contracts. Three copies of each player’s contract (The LFA, Club and the Player) must be submitted to the department,” Mr Armah noted.

He also mandated all clubs to submit sample of their JERSEYS (HOME, AWAY AND ALTERNATIVE) during registration to complete registration.

“The LFA is obliged by the Regulation to publish it; as such, there will be zero tolerance on this and we are therefore asking that you highly consider the 2014/2015 Regulations when carrying out the registration.”

Meanwhile, many football fans are hoping to heave a sigh of relief on the resumption of the football league after over 10 months of non-football activities due to the Ebola outbreak.

Ruefully, football fans’ hope was dashed when the LFA deferred the kickoff of the 2014/2015 national league for the second time.

On Wednesday, May 13, clubs from the 1st, 2nd and female divisions were expected with pleasure begin their football journey but were reschedule, which is unprecedented in Liberian football since the Super Cup finals, between FC Fassell and BYC, was played on Friday, March 20.

 

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