Liberia

CAF clears Liberian referee Jerry Yekeh

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has cleared Liberian referee Jerry Yekeh from all allegations of corruption. Yekeh was one of many African match officials secretly filmed by investigative Ghanaian journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas. He was filmed at the 2017 West African Football Union Nations Cup finals in Ghana however the footage did not explicitly […]

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Liberia: Minister sentenced to jail for rude behaviour.

A deputy minister in Liberia was sentenced to two-days in jail for rude behavior. Deputy Information Minister Eugene Fahngon spent his first night in cells on Wednesday and is expected to be released on Friday. He is serving his term at the Monrovia Central Prisons, after the lower house of parliament found him guilty of […]

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Former World Player Weah plays friendly for Liberia at 51

Liberia president George Weah played in an international friendly for his country on Tuesday – at the age of 51. Weah, the first African footballer to win Fifa’s World Player of the Year award, featured for 79 minutes of a 2-1 home defeat by Nigeria in Monrovia. Liberia arranged the friendly to retire their number […]

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Liberia set to honor Le Roy, Wenger for influencing Weah’s career.

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is to travel to Liberia this week to receive the west African country’s highest honor for his role in the development of the football career of president George Weah. Another of Weah’s coaches in his formative years, Claude Le Roy, is also to be awarded the country’s highest honor, the […]

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