Willis Knuckles’ Death Shocks Friends, Family

By benim
In Liberia
Jul 29th, 2014

The late Willis D. Knuckles, speaking after he was honored by Alpha Old Timers, of which he was a member for the last 44 years

The former vice chairman of the Liberia Football Association (LFA), Mr. Willis D. Knuckles, Jr., died in Accra, Ghana, on Monday July 28, 2014, after a brief illness, family sources told the Daily Observer yesterday.

In the 1980s, he was appointed as vice chairman of the Liberia Football Association, to head a team that changed the future of Liberian football for the better.

Though the late President Samuel K. Doe held on to the chairmanship of the LFA, the operational aspects of the association were under his leadership.

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