Bassa LFA Receives Sporting Material



The sub-association of the Liberia Football Association (LFA) in Grand Bassa County received a huge consignment of sporting materials from Kick for Christ, a not for profit organization in the United States.

The first donation was presented to the Bassa LFA by a son of the
County, Mr. Ousman Tall, who said disclosed it was his family’s way of identifying with the association to strengthen its U-14 teams.

Mr. Tall said as a former player from the county he and his family made a vow to support young talented players in the county through the Bassa LFA.

He challenged young players in the county to exhibit a high degree of discipline and must go to school for a better future.

The items included two sets of jerseys (one for the
kids and the other for the bigger ones), a set of goalkeeper’s outfits
among others.

The second donation was presented to the Bassa LFA by the Kick for Christ’s representative Mr. Paul Komeo David, included 20 footballs, 3 sets of jerseys, and 10 assorted sporting items

Mr. David disclosed that Kick for Christ was established in the USA as a Christian organization by a Liberian sports lover identified as Leo Gibson.

He said Bro. Gibson heard about the formation of the U-14 in Grand Bassa County and promised to equip and identify with
the team.

“Bro. Gibson stressed the need for the Bassa LFA to
foster the gospel through sports for God to guide and protect them,” he said.

Receiving the donation, the chairman of the Bassa LFA, Jeremiah B. Johnson commended Kick of Christ for the presentation, saying the donations came at the time they were in dire need of them.

Mr. Johnson appealed to other sports lovers in the county and elsewhere to support the association for its sustainability.

The county technical coach Robert Seton recommended that the sub-association should build the capacity of referees so that they can better perform.


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