Bumpeh Chiefdom in Rotifunk has received 20 footballs, whistles, Pumps and other sports equipment from the National Olympic Committee (NOC) as part of their contribution in the development of sports in the country.
Before presenting the sports equipments to PC Charles Caulker NOC President Henry Moore said they decided to give the items to the Bumpeh Chiefdom as they in NOC are convinced that the equipments will be used for its intended purpose.
And they are the second Community to benefit from the new consignments of the sporting equipment.
P C Charles Caulker who received the sporting equipments on behalf of the Chiefdom said they are aware that football is growing concern in the country and many of our young people (Men and Women) want to make it their profession.
This overwhelming desire of our young people to make it their profession is placing tremendous demand on authorities to promote football and enhance the high potential of young people in it.
He also mentioned that the Chiefdom has since put in place a mechanism to promote football and develop young footballers
He also revealed that they are expected to run three different competitions like the Chiefdom Cup, The Alex Koroma Cup and the Rotifunk Gala Cup Over the past years the Rotifunk Gala Cup, has always been the last Sport before the farming season.