Ahead of the 2013 National County meet, the sporting association of Bong County has received a huge donation from a son of the county.
The Kasumu Sillah Foundation last week donated sporting materials worth about US$2,000.00 to the sports steering committee of Bong in an effort to boast the county chances of capturing the 2013 edition of the country most prestigious sporting event which is expected to kick off on January 5, 2012 in Maryland County.
Speaking during the ceremony at the ATS over the weekend, the head of the foundation Kasumu M. Sillah said the donation is his own way of identifying with his origin which he said is in a good fate. According to the former team Manager of the county, the materials will help create the spirit of victory among the players and boast the morale to help take the trophy to Gbarnga City.
He at the same time called on sons and daughters of the county to rally around the steering committee with by providing moral and financial support.
Making a brief remark after receiving the items, the Chairman of Bong County Sports Steering Committee Soko Sackor appreciating the donation said it is neither strange nor a surprise for Mr. Sillah to donate to his county.
He noted that the items will be used for the intended purpose and will help prepare the team for the showdown.
Mr. Sackor lamented that the team is ever ready to win the championship next year due to early preparation that is ongoing.
He added that the team that lost to Margibi County in the semifinal last season is paired in zone with Nimba and Lofa Counties which will be staged in Sanniquellie.
According to him, on January 8, 2013, Bong County will rub shoulders with host Nimba County in the opening match of that fixture and will climax its zonal fight with Lofa County.
He added that sport materials donated by Kasumu M. Silah Foundation include jerseys, goalkeeper gloves, disc corns, footballs, track tops, stand corn, medical kit, medical powders, players' bags and underwear among others.
Mr. Sackor said the county sports steering committee levied such gesture as a complete sign of victory and promised to win on all fronts this season.