Football


A scene from the Margibi vs. Lofa encounter on Dec. 12 at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium

Can Mt. Nimba Overcome Mt. Wologizi in Crucial Match?

Nimbaians take many things in life seriously and that also includes how they handle what they do for entertainment. And this afternoon at 3pm, the county’s football team will attempt to demand what is theirs against Lofa County in their final match in the County Meet Group B at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium.

And like the Nimbaians, the people of Lofa County are equally ambitious and they may likely not allow, yes, not allow themselves going down without a fight.


Montserrado

Maryland players before their encounter yesterday

Montserrado, Maryland Advance to Semi-finals

After advancing to the second phase of the ongoing National County Sports Meet, Montserrado and Maryland counties yesterday booked their slots in the semi-finals of the competition at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium, with seven and four points respectively.

The Harper Boys advanced to the semi-finals despite conceding 2-1 to Grand Cape Mount County in the day’s first encounter.

Cape Mount took the lead in the first half following a controversial decision by referee Sam Kotie.


Lone goal scorer Joseph Zayzay of Montserrado speaks to journalists after the match; and Maryland players before the kick off

Montserrado, Maryland Secure Wins

After four successive draws in the quarter-finals of the ongoing National County Sports Meet, Montserrado and Maryland Countries finally secured wins in the second phase of the tournament.

Montserrado County got the first win after Joseph Zayzay, who was introduced in the second half, slotted home a bicycle kick in the 74th minute against Cape Mount County.


Players of the Diaspora international, including Seku Jabetha, George Gerbo and Sam Johnson among others lined up before kickoff

Moses Cooper of Barrolle marks his opponent

Diaspora International Tournament Reaches Final

The fourth annual tournament of the Diaspora International yesterday reached the grand-final with Barrolle facing LPRC Oilers on Saturday, December 31, at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium.

LPRC Oilers secured their spot following a 2-1 victory over the Shipping Boys of LISCR FC.

Oilers took the lead in the first half through Blamo Nimely’s volley over goalkeeper Gibert Okotie, which separated the two sides in the first half.


Barrolle players lined up

Mighty Barrolle Gets First Win

Following three consecutive defeats in the Cellcom National League, the rollers of Mighty Barrolle on Friday, December 23, 2016 got their first win with a shocking result against Champions Barrack Young Controllers (BYC) at the Blue field in Monrovia.

The Kayan Pepper boys, having lost their first three matches in the new season, went into the encounter against the champions with soccer fans confident of BYC winning the match.

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