Liberia: Breweries To Meet Watanga In Petro Trade Cup Final
Monrovia – Liberia Football Association first Division Club Monrovia Club Breweries have booked their place in the final of the Petro Trade Cup despite a 2-2 drew against semifinal rivals LISCR FC.
Breweries who won the competition in 2017 beat the shipping boys 3-2 at home but force LISCR FC to a 2-2 draw at the Tusa Field.
The Beer Boys now are through to the final on a 5-4 aggregate.
Meanwhile, Watanga FC also edged past Nimba County based side Nimba Kwado to claim their finalists’ spot.
Watanga FC advanced to the cup final on Wednesday— winning 1-0 at home and 4-2 on aggregate.
Watanga defeated Kwado 3-2 in the first leg away from home in Sanniqullie and Augustine Out got the match lone goal from the penalty spot to earn his side back to back wins over Kollie Korvah side.
The Bushroad Island side will play Paynesville based Watanga FC in the final on May 23 at a venue to be announced by the Liberian football Association and the sponsor Petro Trade.
What happened during the ties?
Breweries’ opened the scoring from the penalty spot in the 2nd minute of the match but Christopher Jackson level things for LISCR and Albert Marlon put the shipping boys ahead in the 61 minutes but the Beer Boys got the equalizer late in the 88th minute to booked their place in their second Cup Final.
Watanga went into the match knowing a draw could have been enough to Secure their ticket to the grand final but Otu have his side all three points and his 21st goal of the season in all competition.
The visiting side put in a disciplined display and rode their luck at times but just couldn’t hit the back of Watanga’s net.
The winner of the Petro Trade Cup will represent Liberia in the Confederation of Africa Football Cup.