He hung his boots as an active player in 2003, but at 51, football legend George Weah still maintains his ball coordination and goal scoring abilities as defenders still find it difficult to contain him and his creative style of play. As part of events marking his inauguration as president, the 1995 FIFA World Player of the Year led his team, Weah All Stars, to a victory against Armed Forces of Liberia - but will Weah's term in office of Liberia's toughest job match his status as a sporting icon?
Weah Presidency - the Challenge of High Expectations
Observer, 22 January 2018
So much hope was placed on President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, but she too struggled for much of her 12 years in power, which ends with Weah's inauguration this month. Read more »
Country Prepares for Inauguration of George Weah
FrontPageAfrica, 22 January 2018
All is getting set and ready for swearing-in ceremony of international soccer star George Manneh Weah. Read more »
Remembering George Weah's Early Football Days
Deutsche Welle, 20 January 2018
Cameroon was Weah's stepping stone on his way to becoming a top football player in Europe. Many of his former team mates have fond memories of Liberia's president-elect. DW's Moki… Read more »
The signs of a turbulent economy became more glaring when the current president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, made a policy decision last month to freeze all payments of bonuses, ... Read more »
Officials of the Unity Party have accused President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of not supporting the party's candidate in the just ended presidential polls. Read more »
President-elect George Weah had pledged during the campaign to fight corruption when elected. Read more »
President-elect George Weah scored a brilliant spot kick against the Armed Forces of Liberia.
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