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Sierra Leone Sports: School sporting activities gain momentum

The school sporting activities which started last weekend is now building momentum as all schools are determined to win both football and volleyball competitions. On Wednesday 7th November 2018 the competition came to the Western Area. According to one of the coordinators, Abdul Sesay, in the football competition for the SSS male it was Govt. School at Kingtom who defeated Government Technical School by a goal to nil to book a place in the next stage of the competition. In the SSS volleyball male again Government School at Kingtom showed supremacy to defeat Government Technical School. On Monday 5th November in the Western Area Freetown Secondary School was scheduled to play Services Secondary School in the girl’s category and Prince of Wales was expected to engage Services Secondary School boys in the boys division. Both boys and girls failed to turn up for their respective fixtures leaving Prince of Wales boys and Freetown Secondary School girls in need of practice match. Both teams agreed to play and it was an explosion of excitement, by far the most entertaining match. The match was a best of three matches and Prince of Wales was far superior in support and in performance on court and won the first set 25-14. In the second set however, Freetown Secondary School girls found their voice in support and techniques on court and took Prince of Wales by storm and won 25-19. Freetown Secondary School girls refused to play the deciding set citing intimidation from the Prince of Wales boys. It was a moment of joy watching the boys and girls display their volleyball skills according to volleyball International referee, Benson Bawoh. According to the chief coordinator, Sahid Conteh, both schools have been awarded the points as the competition has a time that it will end. The competition will continue today Thursday 8th November for the schools in the Eastern part of the city at the Brima Attouga mini complex.

7/11/18

By Bernard Turay

Tel: 077579484/076829887

Thursday November 08, 2018.

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