Yirol West County wins Bhar El Ghazal Counties League

BY Papa Goch Biar Mawien

Yirol West County of Lakes State were on Sunday crowned winners of Bhar El Ghazal Counties League after beating Aweil East in the final 4-1 on penalties at Buluk playground in Juba.

Isaac Kot Wel, the coach of Yirol West County said winning the first edition of the Bhar El Ghazal Counties League has brought strong belief in his team.

 “I struggled with my team to reach the final and take the trophy, Yirol West County made history which is unbelievable, we reached the final unbeaten,” Kot told The Dawn in an interview.

He appreciated the fans of Yirol West County and Lakes State for supporting the team to victory.

Kot urged the leadership of South Sudan Football Association to provide players in the countryside opportunity to be selected to represent the national football team.

Bhar El Ghazal Counties League aims to bring peace and unity and also promote talent of football players in the region.      

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