The semi-finalists have been decided in the 2019 Liberia Football Association (LFA) under-15 Heroes Cup.Keitrace Football Academy topped Group One with seven points, one more than C. T. Football Academy.The Heroes Cup is the LFA’s desire to celebrate the contribution and recognition of former players, who served and uplifted Liberian football and the national teams.
Junior Marshall Football Academy qualified from Group Two with seven points, three more than Street Soccer Academy Football Academy.Ambassador Football sailed from Group Three with nine points while Cece United qualified from Group Four with five points.Ambassador Football Liberia will meet Project Football Academy at the Barnersville sports pitch while Nation One will meet Wilson Corner Football Academy at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium (ATS) at 3:00PM on February 20 to complete the groups’ standings.
On February 15 at the ATS, Junior Marshall beat Street Soccer 3-1 with goals from Alex Simbeh, Emmanuel Daykey and Joel Johnson while Luther Morlu scored the consolation goal for his side.
T. Football Academy were also 3-1 winners over Hope Football Academy.William Foday scored in the first minute as Sundaygar Bull and Bokie Seongbae completed the victory in the 38th and 43rd minutes.GAC Football Academy drew goalless with Hassan Football Academy at the Samuel Kanyon Doe sports complex on February 16. In the other matches, Mohammed Turay’s 20th minute goal was enough for Cece United to eliminate Ambassador while Sam Johnson Football Academy painfully lost 2-1 to One Goal.
The tournament is to also honor icons and players like the late Wanibo Toe, John ‘Monkey’ Brown, Victor Seah, Patrick Doeplah, Benedict ‘Mama Musa’ Wesseh, Josiah Nagbe Johnson, Frank Jericho Nagbe, Sr., Washington Blay, Sakpa ‘Myers’ Nyenswah, Borbor Gaye, Dominic Vava George, President George Manneh Oppong Weah, James Salinsa Debbah and Zeogar Wilson.
It is to also remember several players like Murphy Nagbe, Patrick Jackson and Nathaniel Sherman, who got injured on national duty.
source: Daily Observer