The fourth edition of the Liberia Amputee Football and Sports Association annual tournament is expected to kickoff on June 19, 2013 at Antoinette Tubman Stadium in Monrovia.
It is widely known here that most soccer players in Liberia do not attach seriousness to education so at the end of their football career, many of them leave the pitch without archiving much in terms of improved standard of life.
The Liberia Athletics Federation has announced a boycott of this year’s marathon to be organized by the Liberia Marathon Trust. The LAF said it reached the decision due to failure of the Liberia Marathon Trust to follow prescribed procedures and conclude a memorandum of understanding with the national athletics.
The Amputee Football Federation of Liberia (AFFEL) has begun preparation here for a tour of two counties beginning 25 April. The two counties are Bong and Margibi in preparation for an upcoming county meet in Monrovia.
The United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) over the weekend donated some materials to the Liberian Table Tennis Association (LTTA). The head of field office Montserrado County of UNMIL Tabitha Mbugua donated 20 nets, 40 rockets, 20 boards, and 20 tables to the Association and ask students and the lovers of table tennis to make use of the items.
The Lone Star of Liberia is set to host their counterpart of Uganda this Sunday, March 24, 2013 at the Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex in Paynesville outside Monrovia in a first leg world cup qualifier.
The Sport Writers Association of Liberia (SWAL) has announced a pending workshop to build the capacity of its members. According to the leadership of SWAL, the workshop is slated for 21-22 March at the Headquarters of the Press Union of Liberia (PUL) on Clay Street, Monrovia.
The Oilers Sport Association (OSA) has inducted new corps of officers to lead the Association in the coming years. Those inducted on Friday, March 8, 2013, were James Jappah, President; Edward Harris, Vice President; George Pussah, General Secretary; and John Lebeah, Treasurer, respectively.
The Sports Academy bill earlier passed on Tuesday by the House of Representatives is expected to be reintroduced on the floor today following a motion for reconsideration filed by Montserrado County Representative Edwin Snowe, Jr.
The Secretary General of the Liberia Amputee Football Federation is calling on the Chief Patron of Sports, President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, to take the bull by the horn by reshuffling the hierarchy of the Youth and Sports Ministry.