29 December 2012

Liberia: Amputee Football Celebrates Sixth Anniversary

The Amputee Football Federation of Liberia (AFFEL) is expected to celebrate its sixth anniversary on Saturday at the Slipway Football Field in Monrovia.

The African champions founded November 6, 2006 in Monrovia, has made significant impact in the country bringing home the Amputee Football African Cup twice, events which brought pride to the nation after the two-leg Lone Star failed its fans miserably.

Speaking to our Sports Desk, the Secretary General of the Association Samuel Eastman revealed that the ceremony is sponsored by 1goal international.

He explained that the 1Goal family has been a long time partner to the federation, facilitating their trip to Sierra Leone in 2011 to form part of that country's 50th anniversary.

Eastman noted that the program starts from 2pm to 5pm with Assistant Minister for Sports at the Ministry of Youth and Sports Murvee Gray serving as keynote speaker.

According to the Chief subscribe officials of 1Goal, LFA, LNOC, MYS, SLASC (Single Legs Amputee Sports Club) and Liberia Paralympics will each make brief remarks.

He stated that a brief history of AFFEL will be read followed by a football match between the Amputee Lone Star and All Stars.

He added that some great Liberian musicians will form part of the entertainment.

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