As National County Sport Meet draws near, Nimba County football coach Muta Fofana has outlined plans to strengthen the Nimba County Squad comes this year’s national sports festival.Speaking to the Daily Observer in an exclusive interview in Ganta on August 14, he said the technical staff has decided to vet 70 players, including 20 who played for the county in the last tournament, including new players who were selected from the just ended district league. He said from the vetting process, 25 players will be selected to represent the county during the county meet which is expected to kick off late this year.Coach Muta boasted of victory and explained that the Nimba County Meet Steering Committee is putting resources together to enable the team achieve its’ goal. “In order to capture the coming trophy, we organized a district league representing 9 electoral districts of Nimba County where we were able to select 50 players for final vetting,” Coach Muta said.In the last County Meet, Nimba County under Coach Muta Fofana came second after losing the final to Grand Bassa on 2 – 1.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)
GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA – Sterling Middleton and the rest of Team Tardi are doing a fantastic job so far of representing Canada at the 2017 VoIP Defender World Junior Curling Championships in Gangneung, South Korea.Team Canada, comprised of Middleton, brothers Tyler and Jordan Tardi, and Nicholas Meister, defeated Team Sweden during the first draw of the Round Robin last night. After Sweden got a single in the first end, Team Tardi answered back with a double in the second.Though Sweden jumped out to a 4-2 lead after three ends, Tardi answered back with three of their own in the fourth to restore their two point lead. Sweden only managed another four points all game, while Canada outgunned the Swedes with a pair of two-points ends and an additional three points in the ninth to win in 10 ends.- Advertisement -The Fort St. John native and his teammates will be back in action this afternoon at 5:00 to take on the host Korea, before playing China on Friday morning at 3:00 Mountain Time.