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Barrolle Board appoints Ivan Brown as Acting President

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Ivan Brown
Ivan Brown

MONROVIA, LIBERIA-Mighty Barrolle, the second existing oldest football club in Liberia, has named a new caretaker president.
The Board of Directors of the Club, headed by former President Julia Duncan Cassel has named the Club’s Secretary General, Ivan Brown, as the new acting president.

Ivan Brown who is a Commissioner and Board Chairman at the Liberia Telecommunication Authority (LTA) was appointed as Acting President of Barrolle Sports Association two days ago by the Association’s Board.

According to a communication from the Chairman of Barrolle’s Board of Directors, Mr. Brown is to stir the affairs of the Kayan Pepper Club until elections are held next year.

Barrolle which was relegated to LFA league Two recently, has not had an election since the 1980s and all of those that have served as President of the club from the late 1990s have been appointed by the Board of Directors.

Eugene Nagbe, current Information Minister of Liberia, resigned earlier this week from Barrolle’s Presidency.

Mr. Nagbe said:” Though I have resigned as president of the BSA, I will still work with the next leadership to uplift the Association.”

He has been acting President of the Association since Madam Julia Duncan Cassel stepped down two years ago.

The Barrolle Sports Association new President has been the Chief Scribe of the Association for more than two years, recruiting technical staff and players.
He was instrumental in organizing series of gathering of Mighty Barrolle key stakeholders in recent time to find a way to move the Association forward.

Reacting to his appointment, Mr. Brown said:” I am happy for the confidence repose in me by the Board, and will work to ensure the aspirations of Barrolle are realized adequately.

Also appointed is former Football team manager, Kellie Miller, as Secretary General.

Mr. Miller on April 14, 2018 won a seat on the LFA Executive Committee. He has, however, been away from the club since Garmondeh Karnga, then President of Barrolle, turned over the Association to Madam Julia Duncan Cassell in 2010.


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