Sports Administration

LNOC President Browne, a team of handball players and LNHA President Mason Saweler

LNHA Denounces LNOC Leadership

The Executive Committee of the Liberia National Handball Association has denounced the administration of Liberia National Olympic Committee, (LNOC) president Phillipbert Browne and has announced ‘vote of no confidence’ in his leadership.

In a statement, dated March 22 to the LNOC, a copy of which is with the Daily Observer, the LNHA said Browne administration has made nine violations and therefore it is time for a new leadership.

Doc Lawson, former Liberian US professional soccer player and Olympian takes the kick-off

19 for Gbarnga Rainbow Soccer League Saturday

A two month soccer tournament, organized by Team Jorquelleh, a grassroots group of young people of Bong County, kicks off Saturday at the Bong County Sports Stadium with 19 Zones participating.

Believed to the biggest locally organized soccer championship in Gbarnga, the Gbarnga Community Rainbow League is being supported by locals and Donami Sports, USA, headed by retired US professional soccer player and Olympian, Doc Lawson.

Mr. Lawson is expected to take the kick off.

Global Goodwill Ambassador Doc Lawson YMCA Board Chair Mr. Jonathan Mayson

‘Last Well’ Ambassador Arrives in Liberia

Liberian-born former United States professional soccer player and Olympian, Doc Lawson who is the newly appointed Global Ambassador to the Last Well, a not for profit US based organization determined to provide clean drinking water throughout Liberia to eradicate water-borne diseases, has arrived in the country.

President and CEO of Nimba United Saye-taayor A. Dolo presents the check of LD75, 000 to student council president Konneh

Nimba United donates L$75,000 to GW Gibson

The Liberia Football Association (LFA) topflight champions, Nimba United on Friday presented a check for LD$75,000 to the student council government of the G. W. Gibson High School.

The President and CEO of the club Mr. Saye-taayor A. Dolo made the presentation during the inauguration of the student leadership and promised to give more support if the amount is properly utilized.

Mr. Dolo encouraged the students to chase their dreams, but noted that their aspirations will only be achieved when they remain humble.

The late Numennie Williams

Numennie Williams is Dead

Mr. Numennie Williams, the former President of the Sports Writers Association of Liberia (SWAL) is dead.

Mr. Williams died on Sunday, March 20, after an extended period of kidney failure. He has just returned from Accra, Ghana where he sought advance medical treatment.

The former SWAL president, dubbed Papie, was very innovative, hardworking and instrumental in the promotion and development of SWAL including capacity building of sports journalists.


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