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Wednesday, December 27

JUST-IN: Amb. John Fashanu Congratulates Colleague and Newly Elected President Of Liberia George Weah.‎‎

Legendary Footballer and billionaire sports Ambassador John Fashanu was among the earliest global football personalities to send congratulatory message to the newly elected president of Liberia, George Weah shortly after the result of the re-run was announced on Wednesday. 

The former international star Fashanu sent out the message when he addressed cross sections of journalists in his Mansion in Abuja shortly after the Liberia presidential result was declared. According to him " I am very excited about George Weah's victory. He is my brother, my friend and my colleague right from our playing days in England.We have stayed together and I must confess Weah is a determined person whose consistency attracted a lot of honours in the footballing world, I congratulate him on this victory which is a plus for the sport community"

Amb. Fashanu was with George Weah during the last election for two weeks in Liberia to support him and was involved in the exercise. He will soon be leading top personalities from both the government and sporting community in Nigeria for his inauguration. Among those to go with him are Major Hamza Al-Mustapha, A‎mb. Rachel Bakam and a host of others

The Legendary African footballer and former AC Milan player George Weah has now become the first sports athlete to be elected a President of a nation. ‎He has become the President elect of Liberia. He won 12 of the 15 counties in the Liberian election to become the 25th President of the West African country. ‎This has further raised the profile of the footballer turned politician who in 1995 set a yet to be assailed record of winning footballer of the year awards in two continents apart from being crowned the World Footballer of the Year to make it an incredible treble. ‎He was African Footballer of the Year as well as that of Europe



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