By Shannor G. Gweh
The 2018/2019 edition of the Liberia National County Meet kicked of over the weekend at selected venues in the counties with series of exciting matches as the counties battle to come to Monrovia.
The opening matches showed that all the teams are fully prepared for this year edition of the Nation’s number one sports festival. In the opening football matches, defending champion Montserrado County was wiped by Gbarpolu county 2 – 1, Nimba county manage to settle down with Sinoe County 2 – 2, while River Gee defeated River Cess county 3 – 1 to record their first game win in the campaign.
On the other hand, Bong County defeated their host Bomi County by 2 – 1, Margibi County recorded their first victory on Sunday with a narrow 1 – 0 over Lofa county after missing several opportunities in the first half of the game.
At the same time Grand Kru County punished Grand Cape Mount county 1 – 0. With these results, Maryland County will have to put out strong fight against Grand Bassa county to be part of the two counties from their group following a 1 – 1 draw with Grand Gedeh in their opener of the 55th edition of the Nation’s biggest sporting event.