Liberian Premier League

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LFA-Cellcom First Division
LFA Cellcom National League.jpg
Founded 1956
Country  Liberia
Confederation CAF
Number of teams 10
Level on pyramid 1
Relegation to LFA-Cellcom Second Division
Domestic cup(s) LFA Cup
Liberian National County Meet
LFA Super Cup
International cup(s) Champions League
Confederation Cup
Current champions LISCR (3rd title)
Most championships Mighty Barrolle (13 titles)
Invincible Eleven (13 titles)
Website[permanent dead link]
2018 Liberian First Division League

The Liberian First Division, formerly the Liberian Premier League is the highest division in football in Liberia. The first division league began in 1956 and have only once been won by a club outside Monrovia. It has been dominated by Mighty Barrolle FC and Invincible Eleven FC. The league is organized by the Liberia Football Association. In 2010, the league became known as the Cellcom Premier League for sponsorship reasons and it is now called LFA-Cellcom First Division League.


In March 2010, Cellcom GSM, a telecommunications corporation in Liberia and Guinea contracted a three-year sponsorship deal with the League until the end of the 2012/13 season.[1]

In October 2013, Cellcom GSM and the Liberia Football Association extended their deal to another three years until the end of the 2015/16 season.[2]

LFA-Cellcom First Division Clubs 2015-16

Previous champions

Performance By Club

Club City Titles Last Title
Mighty Barrolle Monrovia 13 2009
Invincible Eleven Monrovia 13 2007
LPRC Oilers Monrovia 5 2005
Saint Joseph Warriors Monrovia 3 1979
Barrack Young Controllers Monrovia 3 2016
LISCR Monrovia 3 2017
NPA Anchors Monrovia 1 1994
Junior Professional Monrovia 1 1996
Black Star Monrovia 1 2008
Nimba United Sanniquellie 1 2015

Top scorers

Year Best scorers Team Goals
2002 Hoff Fannoh LISCR 15
2011/12 Dominic Jelateh [3] Fatu FC 20
2012/13 Mohammed Varney [4] LISCR 15

See also


  1. ^ "LFA, Cellcom sponsorship deal comes to a successful end". Liberia Football Association. Archived from the original on 8 October 2013. Retrieved 7 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "LFA & Cellcom renew contract". LFA National Leagues. Retrieved 31 October 2013. 
  3. ^ I am tired playing Free Football, says LFA Premier League Top Scorer Dominic Jelateh Archived 2012-11-12 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ No Intention to join BYC, says LISCR FC Top Striker Mohammed Varney

External links

  • Liberia Football Association
  • RSSSF competition history
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