LPRC Oilers Wins Presidents Cup
A powerful second half strike from sensational LPRC Oilersí
striker Joshua Morris was enough to end the Liberia Football
Association (LFA) 2010-2011 Premier League Champions and
Super Cup holders, LISCR FC hope of winning the 2011-2012
Presidentís Cup grand finals which was played on Tuesday
December 6, 2011 at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium (ATS) in
The match pulled thousands of supporters from both clubs to
cheer their respective teams to victory in the grand finals
of the competitions. LISCR FC was seen by many analysts as
the clear favorite to win the Presidentís Cup, but to their
disappointment LPRC Oilers emerged as winner.
Both teams went into the match in high spirit as they put up
brilliant performances, full of lots of excitements and
perfect ball control mix with good talents.
Through it all, it was LPRC Oilers that found the back of
the net after introducing Joshua Morris into the match right
after the half time break. Morris netted the only goal of
the match in the grand finals of the Presidentís Cup against
Frank Jericho Nagbahís LISCR FC, thus winning USD5, 000 and
a giant size trophy, thereby ending LISCR FC hope of winning
their second trophy right before the start of the 2011-2012
league season, after they (LISCR FC) won the LFA Super Cup
against Invisible Eleven (I.E.) earlier this month.
On their way to the grand finals of the Presidentís Cup,
LPRC Oilers defeated Mighty Electron 2-0 in their first
match of the competition, destroyed Club Beer 2-1 in their
second match before defeating FC Fassell 4-2 on post matche
penalties after full time plus extra 30 minutes ended 2-2.
For their part, LISCR FC who was seen by many analyst as
clear favorite to win the competition, defeated Gardnesville
FC 3-1 in their first match, and edged Aries FC 3-1 in their
second match before defeating Mighty Barrolle by the same
score line to reach the finals, as they received USD250, 000
and a second place trophy.
At the same time, Earth Angels emerged as winner of the
female competition despite been stripped off of their LFA
Knock out championship they won during the just- ended
league season; they received USD2, 000 and a giant size