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Cape Mounts’ Varney Kobba could not believe his side lost against Bong

County Meet Semi-finals Thursday

Nimba County will clash with Grand Gedeh in the first semi-final soccer match on Thursday.

Grand Bassa will also take on Bong County in the second semi-final encounter.

The winners from the two encounters will play for the finals of the 2014 County Meet in the soccer edition and the losers will clash for the 3rd place.

The four teams have gone through the preliminary and the qualifying rounds to reach thus far. Nimba versus Grand Gedeh; Bassa versus Bong will be the finest games to climax a tournament that is celebrate ten years of peace in Liberia.


(l-r): Mr. Alfred Sayon; Youth & Sports Minister Eugene Nagbe

Poor County Meet Organization Undermines Celebration of Peace

Mr. Alfred Sayon, technical committee chairman of the Grand Kru Sports Association, has indicated that the poor organization of the 2014 National Meet has brought disunity to the celebration of the ten years of peace the country has enjoyed.

He said the theme, 'Celebrating 10 Years of Peace through Sports', could not be achieved due to poor organization in handling and managing resources to counties.

Nimba Defeats G. Kru in Q-finals

Sam Jackson of Nimba County yesterday scored the opening goal in the 29th minute against Grand Kru County at the SKD Complex in the first quarter-finals.

Nimba’s potent striker Prince Chappy increased the tally to 2-0 in the 58th minute.

However, Nimba’s defender Nicholas Swen reduced the tally when he scored an own goal in the 65th minute.

The second quarter final between Grand Gedeh and Lofa in football was in progress at press time.

In kickball, Montserrado and Grand Kru were eliminated from the competition.


Group 4’s two quarterfinalists, Nimba and Sinoe Counties

County Meet: Montserrado Dropped, G. Gedeh In

A fist-exchange scene almost broke out on Tuesday and Wednesday at the Youth and Sports Ministry at the SKD Sports Complex following the loss of protests by Gbarpolu, Monsterrado and Sinoe sports officials.

There were heated arguments, trading of insults and anti-peace slogans among officials from the three counties.

Sinoe County

Sinoe won the football protest against Gbarpolu County, but the Greenville boys lost the basketball complaint to Nimba County for the fielding three 1st division players.


Mr. Jango Kanneh displays Boye Bailey’s first division card

‘Court Injunction’ Hangs over County Meet

The head of delegation of Gbarpolu County sports team, Jango Kanneh has threatened to file a ‘Writ of Injunction’ this week on the football edition of the County Meet against an unsatisfactorily ruling, which was handed down by the Dionysius Sebwe’s Appeal Committee.

Mr. Kanneh said the verdict of the ‘Appeal’s Committee’ to fine Sinoe County football team the amount of US$500 for fielding an illegal player, Boye Bailey, is unfavorable.

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