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    Liberia: LISCR FC Clinches Second Orange Cup in Three Years with Thrilling 2-1 Victory over Monrovia Club Breweries

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    The African Boulevard Africain Editorial Team brings you Liberia news and breaking news headlines in Politics, Economy, Business, Investment and Entertainment. We are unbiased, moved only by the quest for truth.
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    Monrovia, Liberia – (African Boulevard News) – The crescendo of the 2022-2023 Liberia football season was the Orange Cup final between LISCR FC and Monrovia Club Breweries on Saturday, May 1, 2023. In a thrilling match, LISCR FC emerged victorious with a 2-1 win over their opponents, securing their second Orange Cup in three years.

    From the outset, LISCR FC seemed to be in command with several opportunities to open the scoring, but it was Breweries who struck first with a goal from midfielder, Prince Gwelekolo, in the 15th minute. Breweries’ fans were in full voice, and the stadium erupted in celebration.

    However, LISCR FC did not give up, and their persistence paid off in the second half when their Cameroonian striker, Alain Mbang, scored two goals in quick succession, in the 69th and 72nd minutes, to give LISCR a 2-1 lead. Breweries tried to mount a comeback, but LISCR FC’s solid defense held firm, and they held on for the win.

    LISCR FC’s coach, Tapha Manneh, was overjoyed with the victory, stating, “I am proud of my players for their hard work and dedication throughout the season. They deserved to win this final, and they did it with great spirit and determination. This is a great moment for LISCR FC and Liberian football.”

    The Orange Cup is the most prestigious football competition in Liberia, and LISCR FC’s victory cements their position as one of the country’s leading football clubs. Their success this season has been built on a solid team ethic, with standout performances from players such as Alain Mbang, who finished as the league’s top scorer with 16 goals.

    LISCR FC’s win has also sparked celebrations across the country, with fans of the club taking to the streets to celebrate their team’s success. The win is seen as a positive development for Liberian football, which has struggled in recent years due to lack of investment and infrastructure.

    In conclusion, LISCR FC’s win in the Orange Cup final marks a significant moment in the club’s history and Liberian football in general. It is a testament to the hard work and dedication of the players, coaching staff, and fans of the club. The victory will undoubtedly inspire a new generation of young footballers in Liberia and serve as a reminder of the potential of Liberian football.

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