Algeria FF to Help LFA in Ebola Fight

first_imgThe President of the Algerian Football Federation (AFF), Mr. Mohammed Raouraoua will provide medical assistance to the Liberia Football Association (LFA) in the fight against the Ebola outbreak in the country.Mr. Raouraoua also told LFA secretary general B. Alphonso Armah that he would talk with friends in the Arab Football Union for assistance to the Liberia Football Association.Mr. Armah said Mr. Raouraou statement is in response to a recent appeal by LFA President Musa Bility to the Algerian Football Federation for support to fight the deadly Ebola virus.Armah said the Algerian FA boss confirmed his support to the LFA’s fight of the Ebola at their last weekend’s CAF meeting in Addis Ababa, where President Bility could not attend due to the Ebola crisis in the country.On his participation at the meeting, Armah said Liberian delegation received a warm welcome by CAF President Issa Hayatou, the executive committee members and the delegates.Armah said aware of the stigmatization that goes along with the Ebola outbreak that affects citizens of countries where there has been an Ebola outbreak, he and his colleague, Andy Quamie had planned to avoid shaking hands and physical contacts.“But to our utmost surprise, President Hayatou led the delegation to hug us,” Armah said.“President Hayatou told us that we didn’t buy Ebola to come to our country; it is just a disease that can breakout in any country,” Armah said. “He wished Liberia well in the fight against Ebola.”When asked whether President Hayatou would help CAF member countries affected with the virus, he was not specific, but noted, “but with the way they hugged us, I believe CAF is planning something.”Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Globetrotters dribbling into Dawson Creek

first_imgTickets range from $27 to $82 and can be purchased through the Encana Events Centre’s official website or by calling the Tiger Box Office Plus, Dawson Co-op High Performance Ticket Outlet at 1-877-339-TIXX (8499).Tickets go on sale Monday, October 22. This Globetrotter’s world tour, “You Write the Rules”, will include fan participation like never before, as for the first time ever, fans will decide the rules of the game before it takes place, which could affect the game’s final outcome.Fans will have the opportunity to vote on their favourite, craziest rule on the team’s official website, then get to witness that rule implemented into the live show.Along with the entertaining show, fans will also be privilege to some unique opportunities in the pre, and post game shows.- Advertisement -Prior to the start of the game, fans will have the ability to participate in a once-in-a-lifetime experience with the purchase of a “Magic Pass”, allowing them to spend time shooting around and learning some new tricks on the court with the actual Globetrotters.Fans will also have the opportunity to meet the team following the game, as they will remain on the hardwood to talk to the fans and sign autographs.This year, the Globetrotters’ roster will feature stars such as Dizzy Grant, Handles Franklin, Hi-Lite Bruton and female sensation Mighty Mitchell.Advertisementlast_img read more