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Whoa! George Weah is the new president of Liberia! As George Weah wins Liberia 2017 presidential election

Popular Retired proficient footballer turned politician, George Manneh Weah, has reportedly won the Liberia Presidential election, even as the electoral commission has continued to stall the announcement.

 

According to ynaija.com, Weah is currently leading his opponent in the results already announced.

The 1995 FIFA World Player of the Year and Ballon d’Or winner, succeeds President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

In 2011 he also ran for the vice-president role on the losing ticket but now, at the age of 51, is strongly placed to emerge as the successor to Ellen Sirleaf Johnson.

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