George Weah, the 1995 world soccer player of the year, said he was questioned as many as five times by a team investigating allegations of corruption in bidding to hold the World Cup.
FIFA President Sepp Blatter, who said in 2011 he’d steer soccer’s ruling body through troubled waters, isn’t anywhere near land.
George Weah , a former world soccer player of the year, said he will run for the Liberian presidency next year, after failing to win the post in 2005.
Germany’s chances of an unprecedented eighth World Cup final appearance may hinge on a striker who’s scored more times in South Africa than in the domestic league last season.
Liberians began voting today, deciding whether to give Nobel Peace Prize winner Ellen Johnson- Sirleaf a second term in the presidency amid promises to create jobs and boost investment.
Votes are being counted in Liberia as Nobel Peace Prize winner Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf may face a second round after presidential and legislative elections.
Nathaniel Barnes , Liberia’s ambassador to the United Nations, said he plans to compete against President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf in October’s election.
Lionel Messi was crowned soccer’s best player for an unprecedented fourth straight time after the Barcelona and Argentina forward broke the record for goals in a calendar year.
Winston Tubman, a Liberian diplomat with the United Nations, will contest the presidency against incumbent Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in an election planned for October, according to Acarious Gray, his party’s spokesman.
"They will vote for him because he's the one that's been there."
- George Weah on Jun 09, 2014