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A female from the audience picks a team during the draw as officials look on

National County Meet Reaches Phase Two

The draw for Phase Two of the National County Sports Meet was yesterday held in Monrovia with eight teams drawn in two groups.

Defending soccer champions Grand Bass County will be going against 2015 3rd place winner Lofa County in Group B in their first match.

Lofa County during the group stage topped Group I ahead of Margibi and Bong counties with four points after defeating Bong and securing a point against Margibi County, while Grand Bass finished as runners-up in Group- IV with two points behind group leaders Grand Cape Mount.


Barrolle lineup before match kickoff

More Frustration for Barrolle

Frustration continued in the camp of Mighty Barrolle as they lost their third consecutive match in the Cellcom National League.

The Rollers, having lost their first two matches, yesterday failed to secure a point by losing 1-0 to the Church Boys of Jubilee at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium.

Jubilees recovered from their 4-0 defeat to BYC in week-2 and got an early lead through striker Jimmy Gray in the 11th minute that sealed the team’s second three points.

Barrolle made their first attempt when midfielder Moses Cooper missed a header from close range.


Mr. Lawrence Morris, the sponsor of the two-day Community Integrated Tournament

2-Day Community Integrated Tourney Begins Saturday

A two-day knockout football tournament, styled Community Integrated Tournament (CIT), under the sponsorship of the Lawrence Morris Foundation (LMF) begins this weekend in Careysburg.

According to the organizing chairman, Amos S. Browne, the tournament will be held from Saturday – Sunday, December 17-18, at the Blacktom Town Sports Pitch in Lower Careysburg, bringing to the fore eight communities.

Participating communities include Blacktom (the host), Cooper Farm, Central Careysburg, Whede Town, King’s Farm, Joezohn Town, Wolokai and Fendell.


Anderson with NorthStar Enterprise – owners of Nimba United – General Manager Bill Dolo (L-R) Emmanuel Miller, Harry Ronal, Terrance Jones

Nimba United Sign Rising Star Anderson, 3 Others

The Mountaineers (Nimba United) have completed a deal for ELWA United wonder kid Roberto Anderson.

The midfielder sealed a contract on Wednesday at United’s Monrovia office situated in the NorthStar Building on New Georgia Road, Gardnersville Township.

The value of the contract was not disclosed, but it is expected to last for three seasons. Anderson, known affectionately on the local scene as “Doctor” based on his creativity, has been a key figure in the ELWA United squad for the last three seasons.


Jill Ellis and Ashlyn Harris greeting student athletes of the Monrovia Football Academy. Photo By: U.S Embassy Monrovia

A Look at Jill and Ashlyn’s Visit

U.S Women’s National Team Coach, Jill Ellis accompanied by goalkeeper Ashyln Harris visited the Monrovia Football Academy (MFA) from November 29- December 2, 2016 as sport envoys sponsored by the U.S. Embassy and other divisions of the Department of State devoted to sports diplomacy.

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