The Ministry of Youth and Sports has released the fixture fot the Special Intra-Government Tournament with an adjustment from Wednesday, July 8 to Friday, July 10.
Deputy Sports Minister and organizing Chairman of the tournament, Henry B. Yonton, Jr., said besides the adjustment of the date, the venue for the tournament has also been changed from Blue Field to the Antoinette Tubman Stadium from 10:00am to 4:00pm daily.
Speaking to the Daily Observer yesterday, Deputy Minister Yonton said the change of the date, from the 9th -11th July to the 8th – 10th July was owing to the international female match between Liberia and Nigeria at the ATS, the venue of the recreational football and kickball tourney.
Mr. Yonton said the eight participating teams, which reached the 2014 Intra-Governmental quarter-finals in the football and kickball editions, are part of the tournament.
He reiterated that the reduction of participants in the tournament and the removal of the volleyball version are because of budget cut and lack of playing facilities in the country.
The Intra-Governmental League, formerly Inter-Ministerial League, is a tournament that brings together all line ministries, agencies, public corporations and other branches of government together through various sporting disciplines.
The multi-purpose SKD Sports Complex where most international games and national games are held is currently under renovation by the People’s Republic of China.
According to the fixture on Wednesday, in kickball Nasscorp meets Ministry of State and Ministry of Finance and Development Planning faces Justice Ministry.
In the football category, GAC hosts Nasscorp; Libtelco will lock horns with Defense and Judiciary engages the Legislature.