The Ministry of Youth and Sports has lifted a two-year suspension imposed on Muctarr Fofana, coach of Nimba’s county meet team, after he apologized for his team’s actions during the final of the 2019-20 National County Sports Meet final.
Grand Kru superintendent Doris Ylatun has praised the county football team for capturing the championship of the 2019/2020 National County Sports Meet competition.
The 2019-20 National County Sports Meet officially came to an end on Thursday, January 30, with the presentation of trophies and individual awards.
The organizing body of the National County Sports Meet, the Ministry of Youth and Sports, has declared Grand Kru as the champions of the 2019-20 football tournament while the Nimba team was fined US$1,500 for abandoning the match.
The 2019/20 National County Sports Meet ended in a disappointing deadlock on Sunday, Jan. 26 at the Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex in Paynesville, as Nimba, one of the two finalists in the men’s football category, walked off the pitch in protest of a penalty call that would have likely placed its rival, Grand Kru, ahead by two goals.
The 2019-2020 National County Sports Meet games will move to the Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex this Saturday following the completion of the group stage of the competition.
The 2019/20 National County Sports Meet tournament officially kicked off over the weekend in Buchanan, Grand Bassa with 14 matches being played in both football and kickball categories.
Citizens of Tubmanburg in Bomi recently halted the dedication of a new stadium constructed by Orange Liberia in fulfillment of a promise made to the county.