Former World Best Player, George Weah, Wins Liberia Presidential Election

Football icon, George Weah has emerged as the newly elected president of Liberia to succeed Elen Johnson Sirleaf.


Weah defeated his closest rival, Joseph Boakai who is also the incumbent Vice President.
Others include longtime opposition figure Charles Brumskine and former Coca-Cola executive Alexander Cummings.

The 1995 FIFA World Player of the Year and Ballon d’Or winner, succeeds President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, in a contest that completes the country’s first democratic transition of power in more than 70 years.

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