Arsene Wenger In Liberia, To Receive Special Award From George Weah

Former Arsenal coach, Arsene Wenger is currently in Liberia where he is expected to receive the country’s highest honor from president George Weah, whom he signed for Monaco in 1988.

The former Arsenal boss arrived Liberia yesterday and was received by Liberia’s minister of Youth and Sports after landing in the country

 Arsene Wenger In Liberia, To Receive Special Award From George Weah

President Weah will be inducting the Frenchman into his country’s Order of Distinction and given the title of Knight Grand Commander of the Humane Order of African Redemption

The award not only conveys their personal connection, but also that he ‘has contributed to sports in Africa and has given many Africans opportunities, according to information minister Eugene Nagbe.

Arsene Wenger In Liberia, To Receive Special Award From George Weah

The award ceremony will take place in the capital, Monrovia, on Friday.

Weah who is the only African to have been named World Player of the Year, claiming the honour in 1995 retired from football in 2003 and entered into Politics. He won last year’s election by a landslide.

Arsene Wenger In Liberia, To Receive Special Award From George Weah

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