Nimba Kwado Crowns Champion of Second Jungle Water Tournament

Nimba Kwado FC has been crowned champions of the second edition of the Jungle Water Cup.

They defeated LISCR 4-3 in penalty shoots following a goalless draw during the full 90 minutes at the Tomah Seh Floyd Stadium on Sunday evening.

Nimba Kwado’s Alvin Somah and Sheku Sheriff of LISCR were red carded for misconduct leaving both teams with 10 men.

The second edition of the Jungle Water Cup brought together five third-division clubs and five first-division clubs.

The defending champions Bea Mountain’s withdrawal from this edition give Nimba County third division giant Nimba Young Controller its tickets to the quarterfinals but lost to Muscat FC 2-1.

Kwado began the tournament with a 2-0 victory over Selehwon FC and defeated Mighty Enforcer 2-1.

The host got their semifinals underway with a 5-4 post-match penalty shootout over Mighty Enforcer after a goalless nighty minutes draw.

Meanwhile, Nimba Kwado FC’s new signing Thomas Barr was named the tournament’s Most Valuable Player.

Thomas Barr has adapted to life quickly at the Sanniquille-based club since joining them as a free agent from Junior Professional FC.

The skillful winger scored two goals in four matches and put out master classes performances in all the games.

Nimba Kwado FC begins the league at home to Heaven Eleven FC.

In a related development, the Sanniquille Sports Stadium was named in honor of businessman Floyd Tomah.

The naming Ceremony of the stadium, now called the Tomah Seh Floyd Stadium took place before the kickoff of the grand final between Nimba Kwado FC and LISCR FC on Sunday.

By: Edwin Battaforyen

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