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LPRC Boss and Program Chairman T. Nelson Williams flanked by Deputy Speaker Barchue and LBDI CEO John Davis.

Debbah:” We too worked and deserved to be recognized, not only them”

Debbah Blasts Technicians’ Exclusion

Liberia’s ex-celebrated football star, James Salinsa Debbah has frowned on the program committee of the official celebration of trophies in Buchanan for not recognizing, ‘technicians’ during the program last Saturday.

Salinsa, as he is affectionately called, said the exclusion of the coaches, Mr. Garmondeh Karnga, Cllr. Theophilus Gould and others, (including him), who contributed ‘tactically’ to the success of the teams in the program was erroneous.


Senator Karnga-Lawrence, Rep. Brown, Dep. Speaker Barchue and Rep. Smith

Supt. Cooper flanked by relatives

Bassa Targets ‘5 Years’ to Win Trophy

Grand Bassa Superintendent Etweda Cooper and acting chairman of the Grand Bassa Legislative Caucus, Rep. Gabriel B. Smith, have expressed the hope of the county continuously winning the County Meet trophy, for at least five years.

They spoke to the Daily Observer, last Saturday to celebrate winning the 2013-2014 County Meet in Buchanan, Grand Bassa County.

The celebration brought over 50,000 Bassonians to the county capital, who marched and danced on the principal streets of Buchanan.


LFA boss Bility, Prez. Johnson and Sports Minister Nagbe

Lone Star—the national soccer team

President Sirleaf Leaves Regular Lone Star ‘In the Cold’

Passionate sports lovers who on Monday, January 27, 2014 listened to the over two hours of President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf’s address to the nation could not fail to recognize the blank attention she paid to the development of a quality national soccer team.

Obsessive fans, who are now addicted to European soccer, had apparently expected the President of Liberia to raise their hopes and direct their focus, as part of the government’s development agenda to ‘love their own better’ as a formidable national team is developed, despite the challenges.


Barrack Young Controllers FC

BYC Should Work on Weaknesses before Kumasi Debacle

The Barrack Young Controllers (BYC) football team will represent Liberia in the CAF African Championships this year.

Their first encounter in the preliminary rounds is against no other team than Ghana’s champion club, Asante Kotoko.

BYC is feverishly making preparations for the February showdown. The first leg takes place at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi, Ghana, and the return-leg will be in Monrovia, after two weeks.

Bassonians in ‘100,000 March’

More than 100, 000 Bassonians residing in other parts of the country outside of Bassa are expected to converge in their homeland, in the Port City of Buchanan, Grand Bassa County to celebrate the triumphs of the football and basketball trophies from the 2013/2014 County Meet tomorrow, Saturday, February 1, 2014.

The trophies put an end to the county’s title drought that lasted 24 years.

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