Assistant Youth and Sports Minister, Murvee Gray, has called on the Senate Standing Committee on Youth and Sports in the 53rd Liberian Legislature to increase the ministry’s budget.
The Liberia national amputee football team, the Lone Star has launched a US$1.00 campaign to help raise funds to travel to the United States in August for an international tournament.
The Liberia Karate-Do Federation- a unit organization of the Liberia National Olympic Committee, recently hosted its first post-Ebola Karate competition and Exhibition at the Sports Commission down town Broad Street in Central Monrovia.
Two times Champions of the Liberia football Association (LFA) league LISCR FC is one of three clubs that qualified for the triangular final of the President Cup this year.
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has given Liberia green light to play home international matches following the end of Ebola here.
CAF in July last year banned the country from hosting football matches because of the Ebola outbreak, restricting local teams participating in CAF tournament to play home games outside Liberia.
The President of the Liberia Football Association, Musa Billity says the Liberia Coco-Cola Bottling Company has partnered with the GSM Company, Cellcom to sponsor the national league.
The champions of the Liberia football Association national league and the FA super cup Barrack Young Controllers, (BYC) have qualified for the semi finals of the Coco-Cola top eight tournament.
After their 2-0 defeat Sunday, 26 April to Ghana’s U-23 in Tamale, Northern Region, the U-23 Lone Star of Liberia are gearing up for the second leg this Saturday, 2nd May at the same venue.
Liberia has been drawn in group A in the Cup of Nations qualifiers for 2017 along with Tunisia, Togo, Djibouti. The draw was held recently at the headquarters of the Confederation of African Federation (CAF) in Cairo, Egypt.
The Ministry of Youth and Sports has suspended all basketball activities in the country and forwarded the current leadership crisis within the Liberia Basketball Association to the Federation of International Basketball Association, (FIBA)-Africa.