MPW did so with a 3-2 win over the Forestry Development Authority (FDA) on post-match penalty after full ninety minutes plus extra time ended scoreless at the famous Samuel Kanyan Doe Sports Complex (SKD) in Paynesville, outside Monrovia.
Victory for MPW following the tight encounter means she walked away with L$150,000.
FDA was also given L$100,000 for finishing as runner-up, while the John F. Kennedy Hospital pocketed L$50,000 as third place winner.
The cash prizes, which were the first time ever in the history of the tournament, were provided by major sponsor, Petro Trade.
Aside from winning the tournament, the Ministry also won two individual awards with Assistant Minister for Administration Jefferson Chesson named as the tournament’s most valuable player (MVP) and Goalkeeper Abraham George as the best goalkeeper of the tournament.
James Cooper of FDA finished as the tournament’s highest goal scorer.
Speaking briefly following the presentation of the trophy, Public Works Minister, Mobutu V. Nyepan, lauded the MPW team for the great performances that took them all the way to the final and going on to win it.
Having being named as the government entity of the year, Minister Nyepan said the Ministry under his stewardship, and with the help of his abled staff, is poised to remain the best.
He reaffirmed the Ministry’s commitment in positively contributing to the Pro-Poor Agenda for Prosperity and Development (PAPD).
Meanwhile, NASSCORP defeated the Liberian Legislature 6-1 homes to win the coveted prize in the kickball category. The winner of the kickball was also awarded L$150,000, while Legislature was also awarded L$100,000 for finishing second.