Following media report of an urgent assistance for Liberian National Team Former Coach and Player, Vava George, National Government has taken full financial responsibility of the sick coach.
The former coach is now seeking medical attention at the SOS clinic in Congo Town as a result of the swift intervention from the government.
According to Presidential Press Secretary Isaac Solo Kelgbeh in early March of 2019 president George Weah made some financial contribution to the family of the former coach.
He said the Liberian leader is very concerned about his former coach health condition and is committed to assisting him further in seeking advance medical attention.
The veteran Liberian Coach and a former National Team player is currently suffering from severe cold, irregular breathing, loss of appetite, among others.
Mr. George according to his son, Dominic George, has been sick for about four months now.
He told our reporter that an initial intervention from his Parish (Ours. Lady of Lourdes) was made to treat him but was later taken home, however, he added that the condition of his father is worsening by the day.
Currently the former national team head coach (Vava George) barely eat and walk properly due to his swollen legs among other health conditions.
Coach George was one-time head coach of the senior national team of Liberia during the famous George Weah eleven at which time President George Weah was then technical director of the Lone Star. and was the head coach of the senior national team (The Lone Star) in the 2002 African Nation’s Cup in Bamako, Mali.
Though national government has taken full financial responsibility of the poor health condition of the former coach, report say a former player of the coach (Armah Baxter) has made some intervention to help save his coach life.
Armah said he has made some initial contribution to the coach but later realized that his coach health condition is not improving something that prompted him to intervene today by taking coach George to the SOS Clinic and registered him at the Clinic before the Government’s timely intervention Monday.
Coach George has been a role module to many Liberian players and coaches.
He is known for his tactical approach to the game, a disciplinary and a principle-minded individual.
He served as former head coach of Mighty Barrolle, Garnersville Fc, 24th Street, Sinkor base Club- Gedi and Sons Fc, Monrovia Club Breweries and many others.
The saving of the life of coach George will mean a lot for the sporting body.
According to reports plans are in the making to fly the coach out of Liberia for advance medical attention.