The 18-year-old Keke rider, who found and returned the sum of $50,000 (20,543,500) belonging to a businesswoman has been rewarded handsomely by the President of Liberia, George Weah. Emmanuel Tuloe who found the money on the road, out of honesty made sure the money got the rightful owner.
1. Finidi George. (Photo credit: Legit on Facebook). Finidi George was one of the few Nigerian players who got Ballon d'Or recognition during a period that could be described as the golden age of the country's football in the 90s. The former Ajax and Super Eagles winger was nominated for the award in 1995 after winning the Champions League and four other trophies.
Few moments ago, Veteran Nollywood actress, musician and Enterpreneur, Angela Okorie took to her verified instagram page to post a photo of herself together with George Weah, an ex PSG Player who is also the current Executive president of Liberia. In her caption, she wrote "Leadership is about empathy, it's about having the ability to relate with the people for the purpose of inspiring and empowering their lives".
Africa, as a continent, has produced some of the world's most talented soccer players. Footballers with international recognition such as George Weah, Didier Drogba, and Samuel Eto'o are a clear evidence that Africa produces world-class players. As a result, African talents like Didier Drogba, Kolo Toure, and Yaya Toure who were at the pinnacle of their profession during their peak years will be remembered fondly by the English Premier League.
Over the previous four decades, Africa has produced a plethora of outstanding football players. Many of those stars used to play on the offensive side of the field. However, defenders and goalkeepers from Africa are increasingly earning a name for themselves in various competitions throughout the world.
Ranking the best players on the African continent has never been easy, as the continent has produced excellent footballers. From Rachid Mekhloufi to Moustapha Dahleb, including George Weah, Samuel Eto’o and now Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mané, Africa has always had players who make the football world dream.
In football, when you want to judge a good football manager you have to know how his previous team's performance was like during the game. Arsene Wenger should be put into consideration as one of the most prolific football managers in the world if not the best.
Nollywood Actress Moyo Lawal in one of her posts she made on her Instagram handle told her fans that doing the right has no reward. According to her statement, people who think they will earn big when they act or do the right thing should not be surprised if they get nothing in return.
African football has not lived up to expectations, even though so many African players are playing in Europe and other developed places of the world. Apart from playing in Europe and other developed continents, African now has access to live games that are played all around the world, yet, African football has not metamorphosed over the years.
Africa has produced a lot of exceptional players who have gone on to gain international recognition in the football world. Players like George Weah, Roger Milla, Samuel Eto'o, Didier Drogba, Rigobert Song, and Michael Essien to name a few, are forebears of the African football light.
The Ballon dor award is the award given to the football player who had the best performance that year. Many European players have won this award several times since it began in 1956. George Weah was the only African player to win the Ballon Dour award in 1995.
Since the inception of the Ballon d'or award in 1956, no later than 44 different players from various parts of the world have been privileged to receive the golden ball. Amongst these numerous players was George Weah, a former African footballer who featured as a striker for a number of European clubs.
It is not a strange thing for former footballers to venture into politics, while some stay with football or sports politics, others spread their tentacles in an attempt to hold key positions in their state or country. George Weah of Liberia is a very prominent example, he is the current President of Liberia, he ventured into politics much later after his illustrious football career.
African footballers have left an everlasting mark on Champions League history. Daniel Amokachi of Nigeria was the first Africa player to score in the Champions League, while Abedi Pele Ayew of Ghana was the first African to win the competition. Samuel Eto Fils of Cameroon is one of the few players in history to score in two Champions League finals.
1) Samuel Eto'o Son Cameroon football legend Samuel Eto'o is blessed with a son who is following in his footsteps. The Cameroon legend is proud of his son who is showing his qualities to the world by displaying his excellent gameplay. The name of the son of the Cameroon legend is Etienne Eto’o.
Africa has produced so many great football players over the past three decades. The likes of Wilfred Ndidi and Mohamed Salah are currently playing well in the English Premier League. Players like Didier Drogba and Peter Odemwingie have also done well in Europe. However, there is only one African football player who has won the Ballon d'Or award.
1. Samuel Eto'o The former Barcelona striker is one of the players to have played for more than 4 clubs in Europe including Real Madrid, Barcelona, Espanyol and Mallorca. He has also spent 2 years spells at Inter Milan. The 40-year-old Cameroonian ha also played for Chelsea between 2013 - 2014.
Young players are one of the most exciting parts about football, and every year we see players break into the scene. So, here are the 10 forwards in the game you should keep an eye on. Folarin Balogun Balogun recently signed a new contract with Arsenal and was promoted from their youth team to their first team.
Popular Nigerian actress, filmmaker, movie producer and social media personality, Angela Okorie otherwise known as Legit Queen has triggered reactions online after she paid a courtesy visit to Liberia President. The beautiful actress who does not appear frequently in movies travelled to Liberia, and she used the opportunity to pay a courtesy visit to the number one citizen of the country, His Excellency George Weah.
The Ballon d'Or is awarded by French news magazine France Football to honor the best performing footballer of the year. It is the oldest and is widely considered to be the most prestigious individual prize in football. Unsurprisingly, two of the greatest footballers of all time, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, top the list of all-time winners.