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LBF Releases League Requirements

The Liberia Basketball Federation’s leadership is aiming at a better and perfect league season after emerging as winner of the passed election. The Federation, through its Secretariat, has released the requirements for the league season  expected to start on 19  March 2011.

A release from the Secretariat suggests that all 1st Division clubs are tasked  Five thousand Liberian Dollars ($5,000LD)  as registration fess,  while 2nd Division teams will  pay  the amount of Two thousands five hundred Liberian Dollars ($2,500) each.

3rd Division clubs will pay two thousands Liberian Dollars ($2,000) each for registration, while in the female Division, clubs will pay Two Thousand Five Hundred Liberian dollars ($2,500) each for the 2011 season.

Players transferring from 1st Division to another 1st Division club will be value Seven Thousand Liberian Dollars ($7,000)each, while in the 2nd Division  a transfer of  seven Thousand Liberian Dollars ($7,000) will be paid. Transfer fees in the female Division will be Seven Thousand Liberian Dollars ($7,000).

In the 1st Division, the amount of  four thousands Liberian dollars ($4,000) each, while in the 2nd and 3rd Division, the amount of four thousand Liberian dollars ($4,000) each will also be paid, and two thousand Liberian dollars ($2,000) will be the transfer fees for all Divisions to 3rd Division.

ISSA League Update

The Inter-School  Sports Association or ISSA league has gotten on course across Monrovia. In the kickball division, William L Bornor High School overwhelmed Susan Brooks 4-3 home runs, while the second game saw Sandra Mcinturff High school overcoming Morning star high school.

In football, William L Bornor went down 0-1 to Susan Brooks, while Sandra Mcinturff High school prevailed over Morning star high yesterday. In basketball, John Lewis Morris High School and H. W Dennis played yesterday.

The game provided wonderful skills from young talents, ending 24-9 in favor of H.W Dennis High school in the only match of the day. The second basketball game of the day was not played as Jimmie Jolocom walked away with free points after Apostolic failed to show up. The match involving C. Founati High School and William Booth was not played as both schools did turned up.

Jimmy Dixon Hits Target

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Liberian player home and abroad were in action for their respective clubs in the champion race. In Turkey, Liberia’s Jimmy Dixon registered his second goal of the season during Manisaspor FC’s home match with Trabzonspor FC on Monday.

Dixon came on the score sheet in the 14th minute of the home game. Six minutes later after scoring his goal, Jimmy was yellow carded in the 20th minute. Although the game ended 2-1 against Dixon’s club, the Liberian defender was in his most excellent form during the full 90 minutes.

In Israel, Patrick Doeplah and George Baysah marched with Hapoel Kfar Saba as they maintain their lead of the table. The game ended goalless with Hakoach Amidar RG on Monday. The club is holding 50 points from 23 matches this season, while Doeplah is pocketing eight goals.

Back here in Liberia, 14th place NPA Anchors Football team defeated Mighty Barrolle  1-0 in the knock-out competition to advance to the next stage.

BYC will on next Tuesday take on Oilers in the knock, while Jubilee  will meet second division  side, International Black Star of Nimba County. Nimba FC will take on the winner from Jubilee and International Black Star. 

GYP FC on the Chase For 4th Division Title

The pitch that germinated FIFA’s 1995 world player George Oppong Weah during his youthful career in Clara Town is witnessing a new generation of skillful players.

The Gurley Street Young Professional Football Club (GYP) is playing in the West Clara 4th division LFA league. The club has the objective of winning the title and securing a qualification to the 3rd division at the end of the season.

Gurley Street Young Professional Football Club played Maturi FC in thier first game of the season with striker Melvin Narloh registering two goals in the 34th  and 53rd minutes of the game.His teammate, Abel Massaquoi sealed the game with a header to increase  tally.

With three points from that first game, GYP honored their second game, beating ADIASSA FC three goals during 90 minutes of play. Striker Melvin Narloh registered his third goal of the season in the 42nd minute of the match.

Focko Sekou came on target in the 55th, while Kemba Mitchell added his  to fasten a 3-1 victory for the club. Coach Benjamin said his team will be at their best during their 3rd match with Toshiba FC at the weekend.

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