Inter School Tourney Heats Up in Nimba



An inter – high school’s sport tournament, involving 13 senior high schools kicked off in Nimba County commercial city of Ganta.

Michel Nagba, a representative of Liberia Football Association subcommittee in Ganta said the game is intended to bring the schools together as part of rebuilding the social aspect of students which was affected due to the outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease.

He said the schools are encountering one another in both football and kickball.

This is the first tournament in Ganta since the Ebola outbreak, over one year ago.

The beginning of every school year is marked by sporting activities organized by the LFA Sub – Association in Ganta as a means of reawakening students’ social spirit.

This year’s tournament is in high gear with all the participating schools eager to take the championship.

At the opening on the 13th April, the boys of St. Lawrence Catholic crushed the YMCA boys 2-0; the second game gave United Methodist boys 4 – 1 over Harriet Parkinson High school.

On April 16 the Ganta’s J. W. Pearson went down to Faith Academy High school 2- 1 while the girls of Pearson defeated Faith Academic in kickball.


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