Sports Administration


2013, the LBA has not had a successful league because of leadership crisis

5 Sports Associations in Leadership Crisis

It’s strange for leadership crisis to affect five sporting associations and this has greatly affected athletes and the administrations involved.

It’s no secret that sports is about leadership, whether it comes from athletes, coaches or owners.

Basketball, once the fastest-growing sport in the country, is suffering administrative meltdown owing to confusion, while Cycling, Tennis, Volleyball and Canoe and Rowing are also in trouble.
Basketball


Kelvin Sebwe and J. Bryant McGill post with Cllr. T.C. Gould and others

Suspension May Hang over Sebwe, Bryant

Two junior staff members of the Ministry of Youth and Sports may be suspended for alleged ‘insubordination’ the Daily Observer, has reliably learnt.

Mr. Kelvin Sebwe, Technical Director for sports and J. Bryant McGill, the Chief of Office Staff to Deputy Sports Minister Henry B. Yonton, Jr., may face suspension for publicly refusing to carry out a directive from Assistant Minister Murvee Gray, who served as chairman at the just ended 2016 Intra-Governmental Tourney.


Cllr. Moifee Kanneh

Volleyball League Begins Sunday

The volleyball club of the flying and daring “Falcons” is expected to host the “Dream Team,” on Sunday, May 1, at 2:00 p.m. to kick-off the 2016/ 2017 National Volleyball League, the Liberia Volleyball Federation (LVF) has announced.

In the second derby, defending volleyball champions, Spartans would meet Strikers.

The league will be held at the Right to Play Gym in the King Gray Community, Paynesville.

The resumption of the league after a two year hiatus will see nine teams in the men’s category, including three new teams.


Deputy Minister Henry Yonton

4 Counties Can’t Host County Meet

The Ministry of Youth and Sports through the Department of Sports has announced that four counties have been cutoff to host the preliminary phase of the 2016/2017 National County Sports Meet.

The Ministry said Nimba, Bong, Margibi and Bassa have already hosted the competitions from 2011-2015 are not eligible to host this year’s preliminary competition of the County Meet.

Student Group Hails LFA President

The Coalition of Youth and Students for Better Liberia (CYSBL) has lauded the President of the Liberia Football Association (LFA), Musa Hassan Bility for the level of commitment and passion shown to the national team, the Lone Star.

The group, through its spokesperson Ishmael Koffeh said since the ascendency of Mr. Bility as president, he has proven beyond all reasonable doubt that he is a true leader and a beacon of hope for Liberian football through his many undertakings.

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