The Sporting Department of the WPL Brumskine United Methodist High School in Buchanan, Gran Bassa County brought dignity and smiles to the school when it bagged both the football and kickball trophies during the Ebola Interschool Tourney recently in Buchanan.
For the football category, the Brums clinched a 4-3 victory over its counterpart at the Open Bible School in a penalty shootout.
The match which proved to be exciting ended 0-0 after the regular 90 minutes play in the final duel.
In the kickball encounter, the powerful girls of Brums defeated the girls of Open Bible School 5-0 in the final match.
Grand Bassa County Superintendent, Madam Etweda Cooper, Chief Patron of Sports in the county presented the trophy to Brums FC. She congratulated the team for its victory.
She urged the Bassa Sports Association, headed by Mr. Arthur Jimmy to use sports to foster development in the county schools and communities in order to spot potential players for the county team.
She pledged her administration’s support to the development of sports at all levels in the county to foster unity and reconciliation among the citizenry.
The kickball trophy was presented to the girls of Brums by the chairman of the sub-association of the Liberia Football Association (LFA) in the county, Mr. Jeremiah Johnson.
The Most Valuable Kickball (MVP) player of Brums, Ms. Naomi Williams, received U$10 as an award.
For his part, the principal of the school, Rev. Borbor Barcon expressed optimism about the victory and commended the teams (football and kickball) and Coach Robert Seton for a job well done.
The tournament was organized by the Bassa Sports Association (BSA), which featured 8 senior high schools and 8 junior high schools in Buchanan.
All the matches were played at the unfinished Doris Williams Sports Stadium.