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A Football Star Became the President of Liberia

12 October 2017, 06:44 | Opal Carroll

Liberia expects provisional election results Thursday

Vote-counting continues in Liberia

Weah's professional football career was between 1985 and 2003. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Africa's first female president, will step aside after two six-year terms in office.

Voting is wrapping up in Liberia, where a runoff election already is expected because of the high number of presidential candidates. In 2011, he also ran for the vice-president role on the losing ticket.

Opposition parties in Liberia have expressed dissatisfaction with the way Tuesday's presidential poll was handled, thereby calling on authorities to discontinue the announcement of provisional results slated for Thursday.

Sirleaf has been the President of Liberia since 2006 following 14 years of a deadly civil war during the reign of the now incarcerated former President Charles Taylor, who was ousted by rebels in 2003.

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If eventually confirmed as victor of the presidential election, George Weah has an onerous task of stepping into Sirleaf's shoes.

Weah who was a former Chelsea and Manchester City player, was also a three-time victor of the African Footballer of the Year prize.

According to an Executive Mansion release, President Sirleaf, early on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 joined the queue at precisely 8:20a.m.in Fefeh Town, Bomi County to cast her vote.

"The Liberty Party is deeply troubled by the discovery of numerous incidents of irregularities and fraud that occurred during the elections", Liberty Party national chairman Benjamin Sanvee said in a statement.



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