The World Football governing body FIFA and the Liberia Football Association (LFA) have signed a US$400,000.00 agreement.
Breaking the news on a local radio station in Monrovia yesterday, the President of the Liberia Football Association (LFA) Musa Hassan Bility said, the money will be used to modernize the Antoinette Tubman Stadium (ATS).
Bility also disclosed that the offices of the local football house will move to a two-storey building at the corner of Benson and Newport Streets in Monrovia. According to him, the LFA has already earmarked US$25,000.00 for the rental and or furnishing of the new Administrative offices of LFA.
Bility further explained, “When transformation works shall have been completed, a certain part of the ATS would be use as a resort where people will relax and amuse themselves during, after and even before games time.”
The current look of the ATS facilities including the LFA offices, VIP stands and the score board are some how appalling, “but with US$400,000.00 in hand,” Bility told the Liberian people yesterday morning, “the electronic score board will become functional, the VIP stand will as well become a place to be, and the offices will move to a more spacious and civilized place to give room for the opening of a modern sports grill and resort at the ever popular ATS.”