LAF Distributes Stimulus Package to National Athletes, Technical Staff
Monrovia – As Liberia struggles to stop the spread of coronavirus the Liberia Athletics Federation (LAF) has reminded national athletes and technical staff to always keep safe in the lockdown and stay at home amid distributing free food and nonfood items to members of the Federation.
On Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at the Samuel K. Doe Sports Complex, 33 national athletes, five coaches and a medic received “stimulus package” from the LAF, of which president Mulbah Zaza, described as their way of identifying with national athletes and technical staff in the pandemic.
He said the funds used to provide the stimulus package originally intended for administrative purpose.
“This is our widow’s might. We wish our national athletes and technical staff will, stay safe,” Mr. Zaza said.
Mr. Frederick Krah, the Vice President for Technical Affairs of the LAF and head of the stimulus package said the LAF is proud to have identified with the athletes and coaches in this unexpected pandemic.
On behalf of the players, Captain Marcox Captain expressed his appreciation to the LAF, for the stimulus package, though he described it as “inadequate,” but urged former athletes, technicians and administrators to emulate the LAF.
Speaking on behalf of the coaches, technical staff, coach Samuel Kiazolu, also thanked the LFA.
Meanwhile, each of the player and technical staff received 35 cups of rice, 2 gallons of oil, plastic bag of detergent powders and chloride and L$800.