Former footballer George Weah wins Liberia elections


JOHANNESBURG – George Weah has been voted president of Liberia after clinching 12 of the 15 counties in the west African country.

Weah has taken to Twitter to thank all his supporters, saying that he plans to liberate the country.

The former AC Milan striker becomes the 25th president of the country.

His opponent, 73-year-old Joseph Boakai – who has been the country’s vice president for the last 12 years, got only two counties to vote for him.


  1. Yes this is good. At least when defeated one will accept defeat. They are talking
    Of the 25th President we are talking 2nd since 1980. Well done Liberia keep the fire burning

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