The Brighter Future Foundation has been crowed champions of the two days Inter Schools Track and Field championship.
Brighter Future Foundation on Friday lifted the ‘1st Place Trophy’ of the 12th Inter-School Track and Field Championship which was held at the Samuel K. Doe Complex in Paynesville.
The BFF earned six gold medals, the highest gold medals in five of the 10 events and other medals, in the female and male events of the Inter-School Track and Field Championship, accumulating 39 points.
Youth and Sports Minister Zoegar Wilson and Assistant Minister for Sports Jame Toe, in separate remarks, congratulated the winners and the participating schools, and encouraged the athletes to keep focus because one day, Liberia will be proud of them.
Sunnyboy Barcon of BFF won two gold medals and two silvers and in the two relays and other events, additionally, he hugely assisted to their wins.
The Body of Christ School, which also got 39 points, grabbed the ‘2ndPlace Trophy and Medals’ because the school had five gold medals.
At the same time Growing Seed School System got the 3rd place trophy and medals with 20 points.
Two-time winner (2016 and 2017) Jimmy Jolocon settled for fourth place with 18 points, and miserably failed to win a cup to carry home.
Kingdom Foundation and Charity Schools stood at the 5th and 6th places respectively with 15th and 13th points. Kendeja swept 7 points, followed by Well Hairston and Effort Baptist with 5 points each. On other rests, William Booth managed to get a point, while Paynesville YMCA and New Destiny didn’t realized any point.
The 12th Inter-School Track and Field Championship, which ran from Thursday to Friday, was organized by the Liberia Athletics Federation (LAF) in collaboration with the Ministry of Youth and Sports. Thirteen schools participated covering about 390 athletes.
The president and vice president for technical affairs of the LAF, Mulbah Zaza and Frederick Krah separately said this year’s championship upbeat past event and indicated that anxiety among the students is unbelievable.
They urged the Ministry to provide the needed and necessary support to boost the ‘Track and Field Program in Schools.”
Meanwhile, the Chairman of the LAF technical committee, Coach Frederick Massaquoi said at least nine students were spotted.
Courtesy of Christopher C.Walker