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Liberia

George Tawlon Oppong Ousman Weah

Date of Birth: 01/10/1956
Place of Birth: Monrovia


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Stuck in the Mittal

The idea seems to be to complete the deal before the election, at which the presidential frontrunners, George Weah and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, are running on anti-corruption platforms...


    Vol 46 No 16 |

Reining in the military

Of the five frontrunners - footballer George Weah, Charles Brumskine, Winston Tubman, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and Varney Sherman - only Sherman has had significant links with Taylor in the past...


Peace, or else

Candidates will include former soccer star George Weah, likely to attract strong support, not least because his personal wealth may make him less corruptible...


Viva Bafana Bafana

An exception is Liberia’s George Weah, World Footballer of the Year and star player for Italian media tycoon and ex-Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s AC Milan...

Most of the internationally best known African players are in their late 20s or early 30s and include:• Algeria’s Abdelhafid Tasfaout, 27, AJ Auxerre (France) striker;• Algeria’s Moussa Saib, 27, AJ Auxerre striker;• Cameroon’s Jacques Songo’O, 32, FC Metz (France) goalkeeper; • Chad’s Japhet N’doram, 30, Nantes (France) striker;• Côte d’Ivoire’s Joel Tiehi, 32, Martigues (France) striker;• Egypt’s Ahmed el Kas, 31, Olympic Alexandria (Egypt) striker; • Ghana’s Abedi Pele, 34, Torino striker;• Ghana’s Anthony Yeboah, 30, Leeds striker;• Liberia’s George Weah, 30, AC Milan (Italy) striker; World Player of the Year;• Morocco’s Hassan Nader, 31, Benfica (Portugal) striker;• Morocco’s Nourredine Naybet, 26, Sporting Lisbon (Portugal) striker;• Nigeria’s Emmanuel Amuneke, 26, Sporting Lisbon striker;• Nigeria’s Rashidi Yekini, 31, Sporting Gijon (Spain) striker;• Zaïre’s Roger Manama Lukaku, 29, Germinal Ekeren (Belgium) striker; ‘Young lions’ include:• Angola’s Fabricio Akwa, 18, Alverca (Portugal) striker;• Ghana’s Osei Kuffour, 21, Bayern Munich (Germany) defender; • Ghana’s Nii Odartey Lamptey, 20, Coventry City midfield;• Guinea’s Aboubacar Camara, 24, RC Lens;• Mozambique’s Rui Rodrigues, 20, Estrela da Amadora (Mozambique) forward; • Nigeria’s Nwankwo Christian Kano, 20, Ajax Amsterdam (Netherlands) striker;• Nigeria’s Austin Okocha, 23, Eintracht Frankfurt (Germany) striker;• Nigeria’s Finidi George, 24, Ajax Amsterdam striker;• Sierra Leone’s Mohammed Kallon, 16, Lugano (Switzerland) striker, youngest player in international soccer;• Zambia’s Dennis Lota, 21, Konkola Blades (Zambia) striker...


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