30 January 2013

Liberia: Youth & Sports Commends All for Successful County Meet

The Ministry of Youth And Sports has commended all participants, sponsors and stakeholders of the just ended National County Sports Meet (NCSM). In a statement, the Ministry commended all the 15 counties of Liberia, their officials, athletes, coaches, referees, MONAAC Consult Liberia Limited-planner of the 2013 National County Sports Meet, sponsors of the event, including NOCAL, LoneStar Cell MTN, the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Coca-Cola and Zoom Lion, and all other stakeholders for their meaningful contributions, support and participation which led to the success of the tournament.

The tournament was played under the theme: "Together, we can build a healthier, peaceful, strong, productive tomorrow for Liberia." Youth and Sports Minister S. Tornolah Varpilah said the oneness of purpose with which, Liberians responded to the tournament, is a strong indication that through sports, especially the National County Sports Meet, they cam strive together to achieve national reconciliation, unity, reconstruction, and development in the shortest possible time.

The Government of Liberia (GoL) hosts the NCSM annually to serve primarily as a platform for Liberians to renew their spirit and responsibilities of healing their wounds and burying their differences, to move forward for progress.

Minister Varpilah urged Liberians to live the spirit of the festival beyond the games and rise to the occasion of building a Liberia that will champion the dream and aspirations of Liberians for a vibrant future.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Youth and Sports will release the tournament's official report to the public shortly.

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