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George Weah sworn in as Liberian president

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Liberia President George Weah, 51, makes surprise appearance in friendly vs. Nigeria

George Weah, President of Liberia and former World Footballer of the Year made a surprise return to international football in Monrovia on Tuesday, playing for 79 minutes in a 2-1 friendly loss to Nigeria a few weeks short of his 52nd birthday.

Liberia had arranged the friendly to retire the No. 14 jersey made famous by Weah but fans were in for a shock when, 16 years after his last international appearance, the former Paris Saint-Germain and AC Milan striker led the national team onto the pitch wearing...

Nigeria call five home-based players for Liberia friendly

Gernot Rohr has invited five home-based professionals ahead of the Super Eagles' international friendly against Liberia at the Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex in Monrovia on Tuesday.

Three of the players are drawn from CAF Confederation Cup campaigners and seven-time Nigeria league champions Enyimba (Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Mfon Udoh and Sunday Adetunji), while FC Ifeanyi Ubah (Adeleye Olamilekan) and League champions Lobi Stars (Ebube Duru) contribute one apiece.

Ezenwa, who was a part of Nigeria's...

Arsene Wenger receives Liberia's highest honour from George Weah

Former Arsenal midfielder Stewart Robson tries to read deeper into Arsene Wenger's regret about staying on as Gunners boss for too long.

Liberian president and former football star George Weah awarded ex-Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger with the country's highest honour in a ceremony on Friday for services to African football that included launching Weah's own acclaimed career.

Wenger found Weah playing for Cameroon's Tonnerre Yaounde and brought him to French side Monaco in 1988, paving the way for a career playing striker at some of Europe's top clubs, including AC Milan, Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea.

Wenger was named a Knight...

George Weah criticised for giving Arsene Wenger Liberia's highest honour

MONROVIA, Liberia -- Opposition politician Darius Dillon has criticised George Weah's decision to award former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger his country's highest honour.

Liberian president Weah, who was elected last year, plans to give Wenger and another French football coach, Claude Le Roy, the Humane Order of African Redemption with the rank of Knight Grand Commander at a ceremony on Friday. They both played crucial roles in Weah's career.

But Dillon came out on Wednesday and said that Weah should...

President George Weah announces salary cut in light of Liberian economic situation

Newly elected Liberia president George Weah has revealed that he will take a 25-percent pay cut as the nation's economic standing continues to decline.

Former footballer and Ballon d'Or winner Weah was sworn in as Liberia president, replacing Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, on January 22 after winning last month's election.

On Monday, the 51-year-old revealed in a nationwide address that he was to accept a lower salary as Liberia's own financial situation deteriorates.

"In view of the very rapidly deteriorating...