For the first time in the history of the National County Sports Meet, female football is being played and Lofa County star player, Angeline Kieh wants her team to make history by winning the championship.
The 2018-19 Liberia National County Sports Meet has reached its final stage with Grand Bassa County set to take on Margibi in the kickball, Nimba takes on Lofa in the female football category, while Bomi County will take on Margibi in the male football category.
The quarterfinals of the 2018-19 National County Sports Meet have come to an end with Bomi and Grand Gedeh joining Margibi and Gbarpolu in the semifinals of the football category while Grand Bassa and Bong joined Margibi and Nimba in the semifinals of the kickball category.
For the first time in the history of National County Sports Meet, fans will watch not only men’s football but also women’s football, which has been added to the different categories.
The 2018-19 Liberia National County Sports Meet resumed on Saturday, January 5 with the first quarterfinal games in the football and kickball categories.
Basketball fans may not watch basketball in the ongoing National County Sports Meet after it was omitted by the Ministry of Youth and Sports because of low funds, but the ministry has announced the renovation of the indoor gymnasium at the Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex.
Liberia’s biggest sporting event, the National County Sports Meet, kicked off on Sunday, Dec. 16 across four venues, with several underdogs unseating favorites of the tournament.
The 2017-18 Liberia National County Sports meet has reached its quarterfinals stage with 16 counties in the kickball and football categories set to battle each other for a place in the semifinals.