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Sports Ministry to take over Liberia/Sierra Leone friendly

July 12, 2018 By Sahr Morris Jnr

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The Liberia Ministry of Youth and Sports will take direct control over the national team, Lone Stars international friendly clash against Leone Stars of Sierra Leone in Monrovia.

Liberia will host Sierra Leone to celebrate their 171st Independence Day celebration and the Liberia Ministry of Youth and Sports has announced that it has withdrawn management of the Antoinette Tubman Stadium and the various national football teams from the Liberia Football Association.

A report popular online Liberia media reads: “The ministry will now manage those entities itself. According to a press release issued, the decision to withdraw the management of the Antoinette Tubman Stadium and the various national teams’ was reached after a meeting with LFA’s vice president for administration,’ Sekou Konneh.”

However, the media quoted a senior official of the LFA who asked not to be named that the ministry’s decision is a complete violation of the memorandum of understanding signed by the football house and the ministry.