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LKF Margibi Jamboree Crowns United Angel KC As Champions

By S. Siapha Mulbah
A two-day kickball Jamboree held by the Margibi County sub-association of the Liberia Kickball federation has drawn to a close, crowning United Angel Kickball Club as champions of the competition.
The girls in the outfits of the United Angels managed to get a narrow 1-0 home run victory over Surprise Kickball Club in the grand finale of the jamboree played in Kakata City last Sunday.
At the 14th Road Sports Stadium and the open-air Nancy B. Doe Sports stadium in Margibi, the atmosphere of a grand sportsmanship in the women-oriented open field game was celebrated by the leadership of the county sub-association of the kickball federation to raise more awareness on the upcoming edition of the National kickball league that will start in April of this year.
According to the county association, the Jamboree is an annual event of the Liberia Kickball Federation that is aimed at creating awareness and announcing to sports lovers about the kinds of sporting activities that are about to take place.
The Margibi Sub-Association Chairperson, Roland Michael Tarr Nyumah, and his team, took to the streets of the county’s capital in colorful activities marked by talent awareness and historical analysis of kickball players, intended to have more fans of the game developing appetite for the new season and calling on board other stakeholders, county authority, and players, to see interest in supporting the only sport that has all of its history from Liberia.
Nyumah announced the activities of the kick-off on Saturday, March 16, 2024 with a grand parade in the main street of Kakata, to the Nancy B. Doe Sports Stadium, where nine clubs had been invited to participate from Kakata and its environs.
The clubs that played in the competition are Surprise Kickball Club, Future Girls, Angels Net Foundation, Weah Professional Kickball Club of Bong County, Kickball Club Quincy, Vision Kickball club, Destiny Girls, Prince Kickball Club, and the winners of the competition, United Angels Kickball Club.
United Angels kickball club defeated Future girls 3-1 home runs in the semifinals stage and Surprise Kickball Club won 4-2 home runs over one of the county’s oldest Kickball Clubs, Destiny Girls, to set the fixture for the final.
The most prestigious individual award of the competition, dubbed as the “Most Valuable Player” award, was won by Amazon Kickball Club Youngster, Jovina Kwayon, who was in action for United Angels throughout the jamboree.
The Award of the highest home runner was won by Leemue Gbonyea, who came from the Weala-based Future Girls Kickball Club.
With an outstanding experience in the game, Gbonyea was also on record for producing four home runs in the competition, which was the highest made by a single player.

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