Sports Administration

Minister Gray, 3rd from right, and other members of Boakai Athletic League, after the induction ceremony

Boakai Athletic League to Encourage Better Examples for Youth

The chairman of Boakai Athletic League (BALE), Murvee Gray, wants Liberian youths to emulate the moral values of Vice-President Joseph N. Boakai. Mr. Gray is also the Assistant Minister for Sports at the Ministry of Youth & Sports.

“From a humble beginning he showed commitment to his dream and made sure that he bought the opportune time to sacrifice himself to education.

LFA to Petition Lawmakers to Reclaim ‘Lone Star’

Describing its decision as belated, Mr. Musa Bility, president of the Liberia Football Association, nevertheless yesterday announced plans to engage the national legislature to reclaim the national identity, Lone Star that is specifically used by mobile company Lonestar Cell MTN.

In a press conference yesterday in Monrovia, Bility said the LFA will petition legislators to create a bill that would make it difficult for any business to use the name LONE STAR, which he said represents Liberia as a nation and therefore should not be owned by any private company.

Minister Yonton speaks at the program attended by representatives of 12 old timer sports associations

Hon. Lawrence receives his certificate and another for Ambassador George Weah from the program chairman Mohammed Sheriff

Hon. Darkeh presents certificates to Teah Fokofo and Omari Jackson yesterday as the program’s co-chairman Howard Sieh looks on.

‘BASOSA Must Lead By Example’

Mr. Henry Yonton, Deputy Minister for Administration at the Ministry of Youth & Sports, has challenged the Bushrod & St. Paul Old Timers Sports Association (BASOSA) to lead the campaign for change and to be exemplary in their administration.

Speaking at the official launch of BASOSA at the Banjor Public School in Lower Virginia, outside Monrovia, yesterday, Minister Yonton urged BASOSA leaders to make a difference.

Mr. Browne, LFA technical director, and CAF education officer, Tamba

Browne, Tamba Return from CAF Workshop

Mr. Henry Browne, technical director of the Liberia Football Association (LFA), and Mr. Francis Tamba, CAF Education Officer, have returned home, after participating in a three-day workshop in Cameroon.

The workshop was organized by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) for technical directors and education officers of all CAF member associations in Africa.

The participants deliberated, among other subjects, the role of CAF technical directors and education officers and e-learning as it is applied on the C License assessment for coaches.

Coach Tarpeh, Sayon Davis, Sam Lamin and a sympathizer yesterday in New Kru Town

Oilers Ex-Coach Identifies with Ailing Sayon Davis

Stating that Liberians must identify with those who are distressed due to illness, the ex-coach of LPRC-Oilers, William Tenesio Tarpeh, yesterday identified with ailing soccer coach Sayon Davis.

At a meeting with the ailing Davis at his New Kru Town residence yesterday, Coach Tarpeh, who is currently visiting Liberia from the United States, appealed to Liberians to show concern for those who are ill and cannot afford to care for themselves.


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