Ellen to Launch ‘George Weah Football Training’ Project Today


President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf will on Friday, March 14, 2014 perform the ground breaking ceremony of Liberia’s first technical center at 10a.m at the project’s site in Careysburg City, Montserrado County.

According to a release from the Liberia Football Association, signed by Secretary General B. Alphonso Armah, Mr. Sampon Kablan, FIFA West Africa Development Officer is expected to arrive in Liberia on March 13, (today) to observe the process. 

The center, the LFA said, will be named in honor of Africa and World's former Best Player and “our
own soccer legend,” Ambassador George Manneh Weah and will be called: "George Weah Football Training Center."

The release said the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) in 2013 approved the construction of a Technical Center in Careysburg, Montserrado County for use by the Liberia Football
Association (LFA).

The project‘s estimated cost is US$500,000 (Five Hundred Thousand United
States Dollars), the LFA said.

All stakeholders of the Liberia Football Association, as well as partners have been invited.


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