Coach Samuel Sumo’s side came back from an early minute terrific free-kick goal scored by the tournament’s top scorer Alloy Brown to defeat the host Montserrado County at the Samuel Kanyan Doe Sports Complex in Paynesville City on Sunday, January 31, 2021.
The tournament’s most valuable player James Tarpeh brace and Nathan Karmo’s lone goal were enough to seal the championship for the Wologisi boys as the jubilant fans just could not stop celebrating inside the stance with the familiar song” We Are Ready hoo”!
The championship for Lofa means coach Samuel Sumo has again set another record for himself and the tournament having won it with Montserrado twice and a historic one, first of its kind for Lofa.
“My mission is accomplished and I am so happy to be a part of this landmark history-making event ”, said the Chairman of the Lofa County steering Committee Momo Cyrus.
Earlier on during the final day of the Country’s biggest sporting festival, the National County Sports Meet, the Lofa county kickball team were defeated by former champions Margibi County 2-1 home runs in the third-place match while in the grand finals of the kickball category saw Grand Bassa girls narrowly defeating Nimba county in a competitive and classical kickball penalty shootout to be crown the 2020/2021 kickball champions.
Meanwhile in brief remarks to officially mark the close of the tournament hard working Youth and Sports Minister D. Zeogar Wilson commended all of the sponsors, participating teams including the fans for the good spirit of unity, discipline, and support to the entire tournament which led to the successful end of the Sporting festival.
Meanwhile, The Month-long tournament which was officially sponsored by Orange Liberia was jointly organized by the Ministries of Youth and Sports and Internal Affairs and ended with the presentations of cash awards to outstanding players of the tournament as below is the full listing of the honorees as per their respective categories:
Football Category Individual Award Winners
- Best Goalkeeper ( Lofa County) Vanith Smith Cash Prize-Twenty Five Thousand Liberian Dollars
- Top Scorer (Montserrado County) Alloy BrownCash Prize-Thirty Thousand Liberian Dollars
- MVP (Lofa County) James Doe TarpehCash Prize -Fifty Thousand Liberian Dollars
- Best Defender( Lofa County) Orlando KerkulaCash Prize -Twenty Five Thousand Liberian Dollars
- Best Coach (Montserrado County) Kollie KorvyCash Prize -Twenty Thousand Liberian Dollars
- Fair Play Award ( Grand Gedeh County)Dennis WessehCash Prize- Fifteen Thousand Liberian Dollars
- Fair Play Coach (Grand Kru County) Daniel SesleyCash Prize-Fifteen Thousand Liberian Dollars
Kickball Individual Award Winners
- Best Pitcher Alane Koffa (Nimba County) Cash Prize- Twenty Fifty Thousand Liberian Dollars
- Highest home Runs Grace Jimmy (Grand Bassa County)Cash Prize-Thirty Thousand Liberian Dollars
- MVP Noko Seiwon MVP(Grand Bassa County) Cash-Prize-Fifty-Thousand Liberian Dollars
- Alphonso Toe Best Coach (Grand Bassa County)Cash Prize-Twenty Thousand Liberian Dollars
- Grand Bassa County WinnerCash Prize-One Million Liberian Dollars
Nimba County- Second PlaceCash Prize- Five Hundred Thousand Liberian Dollars
- Margibi County-Third PlaceCash Prize-Hundred Thousand Liberian Dollars
- Lofa County-WinnerCash Prize- One Million Liberian Dollars
- Montserrado County-Second PlaceCash Prize-Five Hundred Thousand Liberian Dollars
- Margibi County-Third PlaceCash-Prize-Hundred Thousand Liberian Dollars