George Opong Weah
30 May 2020
Last Monday night I was a panellist on an international virtual conference that involved Liberian President and former World Player of the Year, George Opong Weah.
29 Dec 2018
I wish all my readers a Happy New Year. I am happy to predict that the world, the way we know it now, a global system that has been deliberately designed and constructed in such a way that the black person on earth should not succeed, will come to a shuddering end in 2030. Before…
21 Jan 2018
The emergence of George Opong Weah, the soccer star, as President of the Republic of Liberia is clearly a victory for democratic process in Africa. It is a lesson in dogged quest for national service on a continent notorious for poor leadership....
6 Jan 2018
I run the risk of sounding like a broken record and repeating myself from last week. A happy New Year to all. One day soon in the future the world will wake up from its leisurely slumber and start to appreciate the awesome power of sports in the affairs of humanity.
28 Dec 2017
Dismissed as illiterate when he first contested in 2005, George Opong Weah could become Liberia’s 25th president.The only African to have won the Ballon d'Or and FIFA World Player of the Year, Weah looked set to beat his opponent, 72-year-old vice president, Joseph Boakai.....
2 Dec 2017
I am very excited and agitated at the same time. There is so much playing around my mind that I will really make an effort to make some sense of it all in this piece today.
14 Oct 2017
People are looking ahead already into the future, at the World Cup, even when the draws have not been made. They have started expressing reckless optimism about the how the Super Eagles can win the World Cup.
22 Oct 2016
The yearly ceremony for the award of Best African Footballer of the Year is upon us again.