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Montserrado Prepares For County Meet

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It has been a little over a month since the organizing committee of the National County Sports Meet released the draw for the 2010/11 edition of the competition in Sanniquelle, Nimba County.

Ever since then, sports associations of Liberia’s 15 political sub-divisions have been putting their houses in order for the ensuing national county sports meet.

The Montserrado County Sports Association has been engaged in recruiting players and athletes, as well as soliciting support for all its various teams.

The Sports Coordinator of Montserrado County, Claudius Cooper told a New Dawn interview yesterday in Monrovia, that all of the county teams scheduled to feature in the fourth edition of the competition are expected to begin training across the county next Wednesday.

Cooper further told this paper that Superintendent Grace Kpaan has pledged her fullest moral and financial support to the teams.

Cooper has vowed to capture laurels at the end of the national county sports meet with his teams, but stressed that it cannot be done without the fullest support of all Montserrado law makers and other sports enthusiasts residing in the county.

The county is pair together with 2009/10 football champions, Nimba, Maryland and River Gee counties.

Montserrado is expected to kick off her 2010/11 national county sports meet campaign on 12 December, when they take on Maryland County in Harper city.

River Gee is expected to host Montserrado in Fish Town on December 19, 2010, while Nimba will travel to Monrovia to climax Montserrado’s preliminary rounds in the kickball and soccer disciplines of the competition.

The 2010/11 edition of the tournament is expected to feature five disciplines, including football, kickball, volleyball, basketball and track and field.

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