The European Union Delegation to Liberia has donated two sets of sporting materials to the Amputee Football Association of Liberia.
Making the presentation, EU Charge d’affaires, Mrs. Emma Sundblad highlighted some of the collaboration between the European Union and Liberia, and explained that the donation was a small contribution to help the association with their sporting activities.
Referring to the recently concluded 5th African Union – European Union Summit, Mrs. Sundblad recalled the Summit’s commitment to invest in youth through support to inclusive education and vocational training and investment to ensure sustainable job creation.
Speaking on behalf of the Association, Mr. Richard Duo, president of the Amputee Football Association, thanked the EU for the timely contribution and stressed that the government and partners need to do more to address the numerous challenges faced by disabled especially in areas of education, jobs and funding.
The donation was done during a practice session of the team in Paynesville, outside Monrovia.