Sports Administration

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.

LFA Terminates Services of 5 Sub- Committee Heads

The Liberia Football Association has terminated the services of five of its Sub-Committees’ chairmen with immediate effect for administrative reasons.

In separate letters to the five individuals, Acting Secretary General Emmanuel Deah said he has been mandated by the LFA Executive Committee to inform the different heads of the five Sub-Committees that they have been relieved of their various portfolios.

partial view of Journalists and family members at the program; Mrs. Joycelyn Williams in tears

Ex-SWAL Executives Call for Peace and Unity in Wake of Williams’ Death

The former President and Vice President of the Sports Writers Association of Liberia (SWAL), Hilary Colnoe and Harotia Willie in tearful tones have urged members of the association to seek peace and unity amid the death of the association’s former president, Numenie P. Williams.

The ex-SWAL officials made the remark yesterday in a formal program marking the opening for the Book of Condolence of Numennie Williams, which brought together over 70 journalists and sports administrators.


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