Handball Congress Set for October 30-31

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The Liberia National Handball Association (LNHA) has confirmed its two-day congress in Harbel, Margibi County on October 30-31.

A release issued yesterday noted that among other deliberations, the Congress will elect a corps of officers to run the association.

Quoting the LNHA constitution, the release said pursuant to Article X, section 10.3, “LNHA shall conduct elections after every four years during congress.”

Positions available include the presidency in which qualifications; say the candidate must be a university graduate with at least a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent.

The candidate must also be a president of a handball club with a non-refundable fee of U$300, among others.

The vice presidential candidate must have similar qualifications but with a non-refundable fee of U$250.

The secretary general must be 30 years old or above, like the previous positions and must be a university graduate with at least a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent and like the two previous positions, must have at least five years experience working with the Liberia Handball Association.

The assistant secretary general position will be contested for by candidates who are 30 years or above and must have at least served two years on the executive level and with a non-refundable fee of U$150.

The last position is the treasurer who must be 30 years or above and must be a university graduate with at least a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent and must be in good standing with the Liberia Handball Association with at least five years working experience.

A non-refundable fee of U$150 is required.

The release said anyone interested in the above positions must apply to the secretary general of the Liberia Handball Association and must fulfill the requirements.

The Liberia Handball Association reiterated its commitment to take the game to other parts of Liberia to make it a national sport.

“That’s why we are having our congress in Harbel and not in Monrovia,” the release quoted an official as saying.

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