UL Wins National Title
The University Of Liberia on Monday evening lifted the National Universities football trophy in front of the African Methodist Episcopal University. The game started on the dazzling note for both Monrovia base institutions that line-up countless national league players from the local premiership, 1st and 2nd divisions.
UL came close to scoring during the first 15 minutes on two occasions, but the balls were fired thick by striker Kelvin. While AMEU strikers were incapable to break UL Center back that was over the coat of Knock-out Champion (IE) right back Emmanuel Pelo.
Both teams pushed to the line for goal, but it was BYC midfielder (Silvestre Nevfullie) attending the University of Liberia that broke the deadlock. The first half of the grand final resumed with UL in the lead from Silvestre Nevfullie first half goal.
New tactics were added from both side guided by top coaches in Liberia, Kadala Kormah headed University of Liberia, while AMEU hired Lone Star Under-20 Coach Handsaw Gray for the league.
BYC attacking midfielder, Alce Kollie increased the tally from a right cross that he footed in the back of AMEU net to put UL in a comfortable winning position. Officials of the University of Liberia were all present to take the trophy away.
Cuttington University from Bong Country completed their long journey with the 3rd place trophy after thrashing United Methodist University 3-1. Bong County football team striker, Thomas Saydee netted two of the Bong County student’s goals in the second half of the game.
The games were well attended by lecturers, administrators, students, and friends of all the participating universities. Many students called for the league to be arranged on a home and away matches during the next edition.