28 February 2013

Liberia: Many Sign Book of Condolence for Liberia's Frank Seator

A Book of Condolence has been opened to commemorate the death of fallen Liberian Star, Frank Seator. According to the Technical Director of the Liberia Football Association, Henry Brown via mobile phone, many Liberians and soccer enthusiasts will have the chance to bid the former soccer star farewell as he will be laid to rest this Saturday at a venue to be announced later.

Henry Brown who himself regrets the untimely death of the popular soccer star, said, "Frank Seator will be remembered by hundreds of Liberians for his role in Liberian football. All of us at the Liberia Football Association are deeply touched by the loss of this gentleman whose absence has created a vacuum for Liberian Sports especially, football".

He said, on Friday of this week, the body will be taken to the Sports Commission on Broad Street where there will be a wake keeping to be followed by his interment. Although, the LFA Technical Director did not give the site of the burial, but according to some closed source at the Youth and Sports Ministry, efforts have been exerted so far to take the body to Grand Bassa County for final respect and burial to take place.

According to officials at the Youth and Sports Ministry, Key officials of the Liberia Football Association the LFA and members of the Sports Writers' Association of Liberia- SWAL have affixed their signatures to the document.

At yesterday's signing, the President of the Sports Writers' Association of Liberia-SWAL Fumbah Kanneh and other officials including Martina Brooks were present. The Late Frank Seator died at the Du-Side Hospital in Margibi County, early Tuesday morning February 12, 2013 following a brief illness.

The LFA indeed regrets the untimely death of Seator who it says contributed immensely to the Lone Star and honorably hanged his boots from active football.

Prior to his demise, Seator featured for Mighty Barrolle briefly and was successful to extend his career in parts of Europe, Asia and Africa including Sweden, Hungary, Qatar, Malaysia, Indonesia and Tunisia.

Seator came to spotlight in Liberian football in the early 1990s when he played He He played for Mighty Barrolle and won the golden boot in the LFA national league.

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