Ahead of the 2020/2021 National County Sports Meet official opening in Monrovia on January 9th, 2021, President George Weah address the people of Liberia.
According to a press release from the Executive Mansion, President Weah said, today we embark on yet another exercise that serves to integrate our diverse cultural heritage to unite us as a people. The National County Meet is no doubt Liberia’s biggest sporting competition which pits our different political subdivisions against one another in friendly encounters.
The Liberian leader who is not in the country added that, While the games showcase our local talents through spirited competitions, it also presents an opportunity to take pride in our local traditions, as we demonstrate true nationalism.
The President urged everyone to continue to espouse the positive Liberian values throughout these games.
He said, Over the past years, as the tournament garnered steam, it has come to epitomize a period when we take on a carnival atmosphere as we support our counties. I imagine this year will be no different.
The former world best also added that the 2021 competition should be particularly significant, coming on the heels of a very polarizing electioneering period.
The Liberian President continue that, the 2021 competition should be particularly significant, coming on the heels of a very polarizing
and throughout the tournament to cheer our teams, may we do so under the friendliest of ambience and atmosphere. Mr Weah pleaded for fair play and respect for the rules of the games be the hallmark of the tournament. He also urged all officials, supporters and spectators to respect the match officials and refrain from interference. I wish all participants good luck and best wishes, the Liberian leader wished the success of the 2020/2021 National County Sports Meet.