Ex-Arsenal Boss Arsene Wenger Arrives In Liberia To Receive Presidential Honour


Former Arsenal coach, Arsene Wenger arrived in Monrovia and was received by President George Weah.

The Frenchman is in the African country to receive a presidential honour and distinction titled Knight Grand Commander of the Human Order of African Redemption.

The award located the tactician’s connection with George Weah and also his contribution in helping the development of African soccer by signing African players in his club.

The 67-year old signed Weah when he was a coach at AS Monaco, a move that changed the Liberian’s football career.

President Weah recently awarded a national honour to Togo’s coach, Claude Le Roy who identified his talent as a young footballer.


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In 1988, Le Roy was the head coach for Cameroon and recommended Weah to Arsene Wenger at Monaco.

The 1995 Ballon winner was then playing for Cameroonian club, Tonnere Yaoundé.


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Written by Bonface Osano

Communication And Media Student. Sports Writer.


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