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Former Footballer, George Weah announced President-elect of Liberia

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

/ by Adamawa Celebrities
Former world best player, George Weah, emerges as President-elect of Liberia, West Africa.

The 51-year-old previous World Footballer of the Year won thirteen out of fifteen provinces.

His 73-year-old rival and current VP, Joseph Boakai got just two areas.

Weah turns into the 25th President of Liberia.

The ex-Liberian global played for Paris Saint-Germain, AC Milan, Chelsea and Manchester City and later came back to France with Marseille.

He is the main African to win the pined for Ballon d'Or.

Weah likewise won the UEFA Champions League Top Scorer grant, Coupe de France, Ligue1, Coupe de la Ligue, Serie A title, English FA Cup among others.

“I am deeply grateful to my family, my friends, and my loyal supporters who contributed to our campaign during this extremely long election season,” Weah said on Twitter before the results were announced.

Weah is set to replace Africa’s first female head of state, economist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

His inauguration would be the first time power was transferred from one democratically elected government to another.
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