first_imgLNHA president Saweler, Assistant Minister Toe and LNHA secretary general GayeThe Liberia National Handball Association is waiting for plane tickets from the International Handball Federation to make its trip to Niamey, Niger to participate in the IHF Zone 3 Trophy competition.According to LNHA president, J. Mason Saweler a representative from the Ministry of Youth and Sports is working along with the LNHA to write the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to issue passports to the National Handball delegation for their departure on Saturday, April 7.He said the International Handball Federation (IHF) has promised to provide tickets for two delegations of Liberia (the youth and the junior teams, along with their coaches) to participate in the tournament.Countries expected to participate in the tournament are the host nation, Niger, Ghana, Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Benin, and Liberia. The tournament is scheduled from 9-14.The International Handball Federation decided to underwrite the cost of traveling by air instead of traveling by road following an appeal by the Liberia National Handball Association, President Saweler said.Meanwhile, LNHA is appealing to Chief Patron of Sports President George Manneh Weah and all philanthropists to aid the teams in their preparation to represent Liberia.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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