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The leadership of Liberia Tennis Federation

3rd Aminata Tennis Open Kickoff

The Liberia Tennis Federation has officially launched the 3rd edition of its Aminata Tennis Open at the residence of Aminata & Sons Chief Executive Officer, Siaka Toure on Bushrod Island. The tournament kicked off over the weekend and it would end at the last Sunday in December.

About 20 tennis players across Montserrado County are participating in the Open.


Photos from week-2 of the National first division league

National League Enters Week-3

The Cellcom National League season will tomorrow enter the third week with several exciting fixtures that will see 8th place Jubilee FC going against bottom-side Mighty Barrolle in tomorrow’s encounter at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium.

Struggling Barrolle will be hoping to get their first win in the new season having lost their first two games against Monrovia Club Breweries and LPRC Oilers.


Two student players during the program

ELWA Academy, FFW Launch Skateboarding Sport

The Eternal Love Winning Africa (ELWA) Academy in partnership with Foundation for Women (FFW) has launched a new sport known as skateboarding.

During the launch at the ELWA Academy Gymnasium last week Friday, trainers from the Ministry of Youth and Sports and staff of ELWA Academy admonished students to take advantage of the sport as an extracurricular activity.

Some of the ELWA Academy students who spoke to the Daily Observer expressed their gratitude to the founder of the Foundation for Women for the new sport.


A baton exchange during a recent competition

Sierra Leone Invites Liberia to 90th Traditional Boxing Day

The Liberia Athletics Federation (LAF) has been invited by the Sierra Leone Athletics Association to participate in that country's 90th Traditional Boxing Day Athletics scheduled from Friday - Monday, December 23-26, at the Siaka Stevens Sports Stadium, in Freetown.

According to LAF Vice President for Technical Affairs and Acting Secretary General, Frederick Krah, LAF’s acting head Coach Samuel Cooper has been instructed to begin the preparation to select at most 20 athletes for the trip.

WAFU Signs $24m Deal with Fox Sports

The West Africa Football Union, (WAFU) has signed US$24m deal with Fox Sports that will see competition in the region every quarter for the next 12 to 24 years.

According to a post on facebook by Mr. Musa Hassan Bility, president of the Liberia Football Association (LFA), the deal opens the way for the 1st edition of the WAFU Tournament to be held in Liberia next year June or July (2017).

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