LAF Confirms 3 New Officials


The Executive Committee of the Liberia Athletics Federation (LAF) has confirmed the appointment of three new chairmen on medics, coaching and public relations committees.

The three appointed include, Coach Samuel Cooper, Emmanuel Argu, and journalist Leroy M. Sonpon III.

The three are now members of the Executive Committee of LAF. Coach Cooper is responsible to coordinate coaches and serve as technical officer of all LAF’s events as well as recruitments.

Mr. Argu is responsible to supervise the treatment of LAF staff and athletes. He is also responsible to advise the association on health related issues.

Meanwhile, the new chairman for public relations, Leroy Sonpon, III of the Daily Observer brings to his office over 10 years experience as a journalist. Before the Observer, Sonpon worked for SportsMax, Premier and By Monrovia Weekend (BMW) newspapers.

Mr. Sonpon will coordinate media activities, including press releases and press conferences, monitor, identify, analyze and report to the association’s leadership trends and emerging issues in the country.

He will update the LAF’s official website, evaluate and make appropriate recommendations to the Executive Committee on track and field related matters.