Arsene Wenger lands in Liberia ahead of his award ceremony

Arsene Wenger lands in Liberia ahead of his award ceremony

- Arsene Wenger had landed in Liberia on Wednesday night, August 22

- The Frenchman will on Friday receive an award from Liberian President George Weah

- George Weah played under Arsene Wenger at French club Monaco

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has landed in Liberia as he prepares to receive a top award from the country's President George Weah.

The Frenchman who coached Liberian President George Weah at Monaco arrived Monrovia on Wednesday night, August 22, ahead of his recognition by the African country.

Weah, 51, was elected as President last year and has decided to honour Wenger and fellow French coach Claude Le Roy on Friday after they both played huge roles in his career.

Le Roy discover the former striker playing in Cameroon in the late 80s and recommended him to then Monaco manager Arsene Wenger.

Arsene Wenger will be given the honour of the Humane Order of African Redemption with the rank of Knight Grand Commander.

Arsene Wenger lands in Liberia ahead of his award ceremony

Arsene Wenger lands in Liberia ahead of his award ceremony (photo: EPA

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Arsene Wenger lands in Liberia ahead of his award ceremony

Arsene Wenger lands in Liberia ahead of his award ceremony (photo: EPA

Earlier, NAIJ.com had reported how former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger will on Friday, August 24, receive an award from Liberian President George Weah in a ceremony expected to hold in Monrovia.

Wenger will be inducted into Liberia's Order of Distinction and be given the title of Knight Grand Commander of the Humane Order of African Redemption.

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