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President elect of Liberia to grace CAF Awards gala

George Weah is expected to attend Aiteo CAF awards scheduled for Thursday 4 January in Accra.

The visit to Accra, Ghana by George Weah will be his first visit to any country following his victory in the 2017 presidential run-off.

The visit of George Weah who is a former winner of the CAF African Footballer of the Year an the only African to win the FIFA Player of the Year cum Ballon d’or in 2005 will give a facelift to the programme

The CAF President Ahmad is already in Accra, so as his Vice Kwesi Nyantakyi, who doubles as the boss of the Ghana Football Association.

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The various awardees are also in town to warm-up for the big occasion

The 2017 African Footballer of the Year will be the highlight of the night  as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Borussia Dortmund and Gabon goes up against Liverpool’s Senegalese Sadio Mane and Egyptian Mohamed Salah with none of the final three candidates having a defining achievement over the last 12 months to set them apart.

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