The Ministry of Youth & Sports through the Liberia Football Association has announced that Liberia is expected to benefit from $ 20 million United States dollars for the construction of a new stadium.
Speaking at the Ministry of Information Cultural Affairs and Tourism regular press briefing Thursday, Deputy Minister of Youth & Sports Andy Quamie said the country needs another stadium to address CAF licensing processes.
Quamie however expressed disappointment for the last-minute ban on the Samuel K. Doe Sports Complex to host the country world cup qualifier home matches against the Central African Republic.
He said CAF has selected Cameroon for Liberia world cup qualifying matches against the Central African Republic, but same Cameroon is to host the Central African Republic as their home venue.
He further that the Youth and Sports Ministry and the Liberia Football Association are in close consultation with CAF to relocate Liberia home matches from Cameroon to another Country.
Meanwhile, the President of the Liberia Football Association Mustapha Raji has also expressed disappointment in the ban, as the ban is expected to affect the country’s two representatives in the CAF Confederation Cup and the CAF champions’ league, LPRC Oilers and Monrovia Club Breweries.