Gaidi take out honours with 3-1 win

first_imgKicking off under lights at 7.45pm in Central, the game provided plenty of action with players from both sides eager to catch the eye of Team Manager of Hekari United FC, Vonnie Kapi Natto, who was there scouting for new talent.It was Gaidi who struck first after Jack Karo opened the scoring in the first half to give his side the lead, going into the break.Netta equalised minutes into the second half through the boot of Kila Polena, who powered one past the keeper.With the game right back in the balance and the clock ticking down, it was going to take something special to turn scoring opportunities into points to break the deadlock.This came for Gaidi in the middle of the second half when an unmarked Ryan Gerega pounced on a loose ball in Netta’s goalmouth. He slotted it into the nets to take back the lead.Gaidi put the result beyond doubt just minutes later when Gerega’s cousin Willie scored his side’s third goal.With all the momentum their way, Gaidi held their lead until the final whistle to win the match and make it a double celebration. This was after the Gaidi netball team won the netball grand final in the afternoon.Gaidi walked away with K500 in prize money with runners up Netta taking K200.The final team placings and prize money:1. Gaidi (K500), 2. Netta (K200), 3. Me2 (K100), 4. Nuavi (K50), 5. U19 (K50), 6. GoKam (K50).last_img read more

CAN Donates to Johnsonville Residents

first_imgA locally-based none governmental organization (NGO) working in the country, Change Agent Network (CAN) over the weekend donated several bags of the 25kg rice and other non-food items to some residents of Lower Johnsonville, outside Monrovia.In his presentation remark,  CAN executive director, Eric Wowoh, told the beneficiaries that the donation was the entity’s way of identifying with residents in the CAN operational area as part of the fight against the Ebola outbreak in the country.Mr. Wowoh, told this newspaper shortly before he presented the items that his organization made the donation as it own way of caring for the needy during this time of the Ebola crisis.According to him, CAN has targeted families who are being listed as “destitute” and  could no longer afford a single meal for themselves during the time of the outbreak in the country.Through the help of donors, a container of medical supplies,  including medicines and other facilities, will soon arrive in the country to be distributed to hospitals across the country.CAN is at the same time  providing free education, safe drinking water to over five counties in the country. Since the Ebola outbreak, the entity has been providing rice and other-non food items to residents around the vicinities where it operates, such as the Lower Johnsonville belt. The CAN aims to unite existing and emerging leaders in the way that they too could form a community of practice which focuses on addressing the implementation of innovative policy and models of evidence-based practices.CAN are committed to sharing their passion in providing quality education, relief and other services and learning how to do it better as they interact regularly.Members of CAN will also be supported to develop their leadership skills and knowledge through structured programs that include peer mentoring, leadership training and experiential learning through the participation of real workplace projects, etc.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Under its community practice,  CAN has a vision to support a dynamic workforce which is responsive and sustainable, promoting evidence-based practice and collective wisdom, to facilitate measurable and beneficial outcomes for clients and communities.last_img read more