Liberia: CIC Buys Shares in Muscat FC
Monrovia – Popular Liberian musician, Maurice Tosh Gayflor, who goes by the stage name ‘CIC’ has bought a share in Liberia Football Association’s Second Division Club, Muscat FC.
The club announced the share acquisition on its official Facebook page Monday, February 10.
Paynesville-based second division club Muscat FC, posted on social media, “CIC signs partnership agreement with Muscat, becomes a shareholder… Welcome to the home of the Resilience…”
CIC, who is also a LoneStarcell Brand Ambassador, now owns a 10% share in the club that has huge ambition to transform football in Liberia, club president Charles Massely told FrontPageAfrica.
The Lonestarcell Ambassador wrote on his official Facebook page: “Aside music, it’s no secret I’m a huge FOOTBALL lover. Today, I’ve fulfilled a childhood dream I always had. Finally a SHAREHOLDER of one of Liberia’s best soccer clubs MUSCAT FC. Happy to be a part of this great family. Bigger and better things about to happen”.
The Club CEO and President, Charles Massely said bringing the popular star to the club is a way of taking football to the next level.
“We think it is a new beginning for this club; the coming of CIC to this club will bring rebranding, which will see our players live their dreams and see football as something that is profitable,” Charles said doing the ceremony
According to him, CIC’s coming will improve the team in marketing and unite the club.
He said it is time Liberians saw football as an investment so if people can now join hands football will reach another level.
Massely said his clubs benefit comes with inclusiveness and his own role as a star to drive new fans and assist in the club rebranding process while CIC’s benefit is the 10% in whatever growth and revenue the club would attain.
Muscat FC President Charles Massaley further said he welcomed the investment of the musical star.
Massaley said he was “extremely pleased and excited” about Maurice Tosh Gayflor‘s stake, which “clearly shows his love for Muscat FC and its future”.
In response, CIC said he is grateful to be part of the Muscat FC Family.
He said in order to see football grow there must be many ideas on board.
He said his coming on board is an opener that a lot of great things will happen.
“In the next few weeks, you will see lot of changes because I have lot of innovations,
“We want to build Muscat as a family and not a club with fans,” he said.
CIC has been a big fan of LFA’s first division Club, LISCR FC and a famous follower of Liberian football.
He said he was a fan of LISCR FC but now he is a part of Muscat and will not share his love for Muscat with any other club in Liberia.
Brief About CIC
Maurice Terziq Gayflor better known as CIC (Commander In Chief) is a Liberian Kolo-pop, Artiste Born in Brewerville, Montserrado County Liberia. He was born July 23 1994 to Ms. Martha Hayes and Mr. Maurice Gayflor.
C.I.C as he is known on stage, attended the seventh Day Adventist High School and was later accepted into The University of Liberia where he is currently majoring in Mining Engineering. Before becoming an Artist, C.I.C was a member of the Zion grove Baptist church choir and later became inspired by Scientific, another Liberian Hip-Hop Artist, to become an artist himself. With much love for his culture and local language C.I.C decided to brand a new style call KOLO-POP, an afro pop style but strictly colloquial.
Brief history of Muscat FC
Muscat FC is a Liberian football club, which was established on March 16, 2008 in Du-Port Road, Paynesville.
Muscat first got promoted to the 3rd league in one year after their establishment
The club obtained promotion to the 2nd league in 2012/2013 but got relegated the same season after they lost a protest following points deduction.
Muscat later stayed in the 3rd division league for three years and got promoted 2017 back to the 2nd league