Grand Cape Mount County Kickball squad Thursday progressed to the quarterfinal of the National County Sports Meet at the Momo Taweh sports pitch.
The controversial kickball match between Grand Cape Mount County and Bomi County finally ended with Cape Mount winning 3-2 home runs after both sides went 13 innings before the host demonstrated their strength against the determined Bomi girls.
On Tuesday April 3, 2018 the match had to be postponed to Wednesday April 4, after the two teams failed to secure a winning home run after 11 innings with 2-2 home runs each as they entered the football game time.
Coach Mengtsu Kulee who was given a matching order by referee Angel Vincent will now mentor his team to Monrovia following two straight wins, while the Second-place team will be decided on Friday when Gbarpolu pay host to Bomi.
Due to the intensity of the of the match that lasted for over two hours, referee Angel Vincent was taken to the St. Timothy Hospital in Robertsport after she collapse.
The winner of Gbarpolu and Bomi kickball game will join Cape Mount in the quarterfinal in Monrovia at the Samuel K. Doe Sports Complex.
In the Football category on Tuesday Bomi County score two second half goals to beat host Cape Mount 0-2 putting the Cassaveleaf Boys in a difficult position to reach the Quarterfinal.
The first half was very slow as both teams failed to impress their fans as the only attempt on goal came in the 33rd minute through Momo William strike that was save by Cape Mount keeper Trokon Tennel ending the first half goalless.
Back from the break Bomi Amara Telleh headed home a decent ball at the back of Cape Mount’s net to open the scoring after a right footed pass from teammate Mitchel George.
Down by a goal the home side did not pressure the visitors allowing the match to be play in their own half.
Bomi added their second goal of the evening in the 66th minute through Antonia Nodrbor powerful’ header sending the stadium into total celebration.
Minutes before Antonia’s goal his teammate Albert Karlon right wing shot was saved.
Cape Mount experience coach Emmanuel Kaykay side did not convince the home fans and Authority of the county due to the slow style of play as Bomi were always on the attacking front ending the match 0-2 to Bomi.
The Cassaveleaf Boys who defeated Gbarpolu County 2-0 in their opening match on match day one, March 31, 2018 will now know their fate of reaching the knockout stage of the competition on Friday April 6, when Gbarpolu faced Bomi County in the group final match, a win for Bomi means Cape Mount will qualify while a defeat to Bomi above three goals means Cape Mount is out, a draw will be the best result for Cape Mount.
In other result from Tuesday’s games Group 1: Gbarnga:
Lofa 0 vs 3 Nimba ( Peter Blidi 2goals; Pee Weh)
Grand Gedeh 0 vs 0 Bong,KICKBALL:Lofa 3 vs 4 Nimba
Grand Gedeh 1 Vs 8 Bong GROUP 2, Buchanan:Rivercess 1 ( Winston Gray) Vs 2 Montserrado (Sabastin Tuclar)
Margibi 0 Vs 0 Grand Bassa KICKBALL Rivercess 0 Vs 9 Montserrado, Group 4, Greenville:Sinoe 2 (Adolphus Tarpeh, Koffie Browne) Vs 1 River Gee( Salinsa Brid- Penalty )
Grand Kru 1 (Eric Zayzay) Vs 1 Maryland (Kelvin Allison)
KICKBALL :Sinoe 5 Vs 4 River Gee,Grand Kru 1 Vs 4 Maryland.
Courtesy of Christopher C. Walker.