8 January 2013

Liberia: Western Cluster Limited Contributes Jerseys to Bomi, Grand Cape Mount Counties

The Western Cluster Limited has contributed several sets of jerseys to Bomi and Grand Cape Mount Counties football, basketball, volleyball and kickball teams.

Western Cluster Limited (WCL) is a Liberia based subsidiary of Sesa Goa Limited (SGL) of India engaged in developing Liberia's three iron ore deposits namely the Bea, Bomi and Mano River Mines located in the country's western region into a large integrated iron ore project. Bomi and Grand Cape Mount Counties host the company's three iron ore concessions - Bea, Bomi and Mano Mountains- in Western Liberia.

The company said the contribution of the jerseys is part of its Corporate Social Responsibility to those counties within its concession area during the prestigious National County Sports Meet. Receiving the jerseys on behalf of Bomi County, Superintendent Samuel Brown commended Western Cluster Limited for the contribution.

Superintendent Brown said: "Receiving this donation from you does not surprise us. As we always say, Western Cluster Limited has been a source of support for Bomi County since the company started its operations in the county more than a year ago. Whenever we are in need, the company comes to our aid. This is kind of partnership we envisage between communities and concessionaires."

For his part, the County Inspector of Grand Cape Mount County, Mr. Eric Varney Pinney lauded WCL for the assistance rendered to the county's teams that will be participating in this year County Meet. "Grand Cape Mount County is extremely gratified by the donation of WCL and this is one of the things we expect from companies operating within our county," Mr. Pinney said.

Launched in 1956, the National County Sports Meet is an annual sporting event organized by the Government of Liberia where all counties compete in different sports disciplines- football, basketball, volleyball among others. The tournament is mainly used as a platform to forge national unity through sports.

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