Members of the Sports Writer Association of Liberia (SWAL) are gearing up for elections slated for Dec 4th in Monrovia. Although the Association has not been forceful enough and effective relative to its own advancement, many of its members are interested in ascending to leadership.
The 2011 National Sports Meet is gearing to its official kickoff dates across Liberia with most of the counties preparing their respective cities to receive blessings for the competition. Bong County over the weekend held a three-county meeting in Gbarnga, bringing together Grand Cape Mount and Margibi counties in a friendly.
The firestone Golf Course in Margibi County is expected to come alive this weekend with ten professionals and twenty five amateur golfers in a major competition.
The Winner of the 2008 All Africa Cup, the Amputee Football Federation of Liberia (AFFEL) is on its way to Accra for the 3rd All Amputee African Nations Cup with Lonestar Cell MTN being the only GSM Company in Liberia supporting the team.
Anxiety for the National County Sport Meet here is attracting lots of young talents to various counties football, basketball, track & field, kickball and volleyball teams’ qualification sessions across the country to ensure their participation in the annual tourney.
The 2011/2012 National County Sports Meet is less than three weeks away across Liberia. Many counties have started preparing their kickball teams ahead of the heated zonal fixtures that will take place at four venues for the first time.
Liberia’s newly promoted first Division Outfit FC Fassell in collaboration with the National Election Commission is hosting a Peace Tournament with the objective of telling Liberian youths about the significant of Peace during and after the election period.
The Sports Writers Association of Liberia former Vice President Horatio Bobby Willie, has called on the Press Union of Liberia and the SWAL to investigate the recent accusation made against the Liberia Football Association by two Sports Journalists, who claimed just days before the Lone Star Vs Mali match here that the LFA had sold the game to Mali forUS$45,000 before the actual play on Saturday.
The governing Unity Party is taking its campaign to every sector of Liberia, including the sports arena, a strategic unifying force. The party has donated about 17,000 balls for distribution among three federations in the country.
BHP Billiton today congratulated the runners who participated in this first-ever internationally certified Liberia Marathon event and thanked the members of the Marathon Organizing Committee for the outstanding effort in making the day so successful.