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80 football referees to be selected to officiate in the 2018 national league

The Liberia Football Association has announced the commencement date for this year’s national league. According to a release from the LFA, the league will officially kickoff with the Super Cup Matches taking place at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium on Saturday’ August 25, 2018.

The decision to begin the league was reached on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at a meeting held with stakeholders of the Liberia Football Association.One key component of the game in Liberia and on the continent in recent time is the refereeing issues . Africa was astonished when over 100 referees were cut on tape in an attempt to sale their decision in favour of cash in matches across the continent.

Despite commendable,that the Liberia FA’s Referees Department and local referees association put in measure to ensure that refereeing in this new league season will be of the best ,with well trained referees . At the same time ,the Liberia FA  has reveled that 80 football referees have been selected to officiate in the 2018 national league which also contained in the release . Despite no the level of go-slow at the Liberia FA for some month and reluctantly suspended a senior FIFA badge referees on an allegation of corruption from a video ,by ace Ghanaian journalist Anas .

The Super Matches will feature Earth Angels battling Senior Pro in women football while champions LISCR FC will meet  SRIMEX FC to close Saturday’s action.

The official national league for 2018 will begin on Sunday August 26, 2018 when the fixture is released. Meanwhile, a workshop for clubs taking part in this year’s national football championship takes place this Saturday August 18, 2018.The focus of the one day workshop will be the four pillars of football which range from administration, coaching, sports medicine and referees.

story by Our Staff


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