The Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Youth and Sports has described Monrovia Football Academy performance in United States as incredible.
It can be recalled, Monrovia Football Academy under-15 female soccer team was recently crowned as champion of the 2019 USA cup in Minnesota, United States of America.
The young Liberian female squad defeated Vardar United 7-6 in a penalty shoot after a 2-2 draw to clinch the giant size trophy as the competition debutant.
Receiving the team on Thursday, July 28, at the Roberts International Airport Deputy Youth and Sports Minister for Sports, G. Andy Quamie thanked the Academy for the tremendous efforts made in representing Liberia female U-15 soccer team in the USA cup.
Deputy Minister Quamie termed the performance as incredible noting that the Liberian government feels very proud when Liberians are flying the flag high at international events.
According to him, the victory is very vital and a motivating factor for other young athletes especially females plying their soccer talents in the Liberian FA domestic leagues.
The Youth and Sports Deputy Minister for Sports added that the excellent performance is also a clear manifestation that Liberia has enormous football talents in both male and female categories, a sector that government will continue to invest in.
Representing the Women Football Association at the team arrival at the Roberts International Air, Jallah Korvah thanked the girls emphasizing that Liberia’s female soccer now has a bright future.
“You have made us proud and you have made history and Monrovia Football Academy is very happy and we can assure you the Liberians people as whole that in the next few years from now we will bring more trophies as it has just started”, he stated.
Meanwhile, Co-founder of Monrovia Football Academy, Sekou Manubah said this is just the beginning adding that his organization will continue to stand in the gap to promote and development female soccer.