BYC Battles Horoya Tuesday In CAF Preliminary
Liberia double champions Barrack Young Controllers (BYC) will battle Guinean Camps, Horoya FC Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium in the returned leg of the preliminary rounds in the 2018/19 Caf Champions League.
BYC are trailing 0-1 to Horoya FC from the first leg played last week in Conakry.
The Liberian side must win 2-0 to advance to the second round of the Caf Champions League preliminary rounds.
Both sides boast of “free injury” squad, with BYC Captain, Teah Dennis telling reported Monday, that he’s 100% fit for the Guinean side. Teah had to be withdrawn in the second half of the first leg after pulling a muscle.
Speaking to reporters Monday at the ATS in a post-match conference, BYC Coach Robert Lartey said his boys were in high momentum for the Tuesday’s game.
He said “The players have shown that they want to be in the next stage of the African Champions League with the level of work they have put in their preparations”.
The BYC coach who was given a matching order in the first leg fixture will spectate the match from the stand.
Coach Lartey said, “I did no wrong for the officials to send me in the stand. I just don’t know why I was sent”.
He, however, said, his deputy, (Coach Samuel Sumo) is capable of managing the team in the fixture.
Coach Robert Lartey reiterated that he wants to be the first coach to take a Liberian club to the group stage of the Caf competition, since the 1980s.
Coach Lartey meanwhile wants Liberian turn out Tuesday to rally support behind BYC as the club represents Liberia in the Caf Champions League.
No Liberian club has reached the group stage in Caf competition since LPRC Oilers did so in the eighties.
Horoya FC arrived in the country at the weekend to defend their 1-0 league.
Also, LISCR FC will be in action on Wednesday in the CAF Confederation Cup.