Africa

Liberia: President Weah Honors Former Coach With Country’s Highest Honor

Monrovia, 24 Aug 2018: Liberian President George Weah’s former coach Arsene Wenger and three Liberian sports icons have been decorated with the country’s highest honor – the Humane

Order of the Star of African Redemption with various grades.

 

President George M. Weah and His Former Coach Arsene Wenger

 

Our Monrovia correspondent reports that Coach Wenger received Knight Grand Commander while Togo’s coach

Claude LeRoy was given Knight Commander.

 

Former Lone Star coach Alhaji Frank Jericho Nagbe, former national coah

Vava George and basketball icon and administrator, Ms B. Wilson, all

were decorated with the grade of Commander in the Star of Africa.

 

Coach Wenger Visiting President George Weah

 

The west African nation of Ghana Earlier, was decorated with the Knight Grand Band in the Humane Order of African redemption for it’s contributions to peace and development in Liberia.

 

In a very brief remark , President Weah urged all Liberians “to use this day to focus more on those things that unite us rather than those that divide us.”

 

By Tepitapia Sannah in Monrovia

West African Journal