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Nimba County’s striker Daniel Tuazama who equalized in their encounter with Montserrado in their 2-2 draw

Sinoe Lose Protests to River Cess, Montserrado

Group II’s second runners-up, Sinoe County; have lost two separate protests against River Cess and Montserrado counties for fielding “illegal players.”

On Sunday, following their 0-0 draw, Sinoe complained that River Cess violated the Rules and Regulations of the 2016/2017 National County Sports Meet by fielding four 2nd division players.


A scene from the Nimba and River Cess encounter

River Cess Bows 2-0 to Nimba

Host Nimba County tops the Group II football log with four points after a convincing 2-0 win over River Cess County.

Mark Yallah opened the scorecard with a 17th minute goal, his second from two games. In the 37th minute, Daniel Tuazama increased the tally to 2 through a scrambled ball. The former leading goal scorer for Montserrado County also netted his second goal from two games.

MFA: How Football Can Foster Social Change

Zeta Kromah is an 11-year-old girl from the Bye Pass Community in Monrovia, capital of Liberia. She dreams of becoming a professional football player while still focusing on her education, an opportunity only few children – particularly girls – can afford in Liberia.

Thanks to the Monrovia Football Academy (MFA), founded by William H. Smith and Sekou Manubah, Zeta can now accomplish both dreams.


Flashback: Nimba County girls in jubilation

Nimba, Montserrado in a Draw

Nimba County yesterday forced last year’s semi-finalists Montserrado County to a 2-2 draw in their preliminary rounds in the group two of the 2016-2017 National County Sports Meet. However in the kickball encounter between the two counties, Nimba won 6-1.

Montserrado took an early lead through inside left Mark Yarkpah who headed the ball into Nimba’s net in the 14th minute. The Mountainous Boys (Nimba) intensified their attacks and in the 22nd minute found the equalizer from the penalty spot.


LSC President Dr. Dawn Cooper Barnes wants awareness on cancer throughout the country

Liberia Cancer Society Announces First Annual Cycling

The Liberia Cancer Society in collaboration with the Filipino Community in Liberia has announced it first annual cycling event to create awareness on cancer.

In a statement, LCS president Dr. Dawn Cooper Barnes said many women diagnosed with cancer in Liberia do not survive because they seek medical attention late due to the lack of awareness on the disease.

She added that stigmatization, discrimination and illiteracy also hamper women’s decision and ability to seek medical advice.

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