LFA, Doxxbet-Liberia Sign US$24K Sponsorship Agreement for One Year

first_imgLFA president Mustapha Raji and Doxxbet-Liberia managing director Branislav Lysonek display the symbolic check of US$24K, for the sponsorship of the league prizes.The Liberia Football Association (LFA) and Doxxbet-Liberia have signed a partnership agreement valued US$24,000 to provide sponsorship for the individual awards in the ongoing national leagues.The prizes include highest goal scorers, most valuable players (MVPs), best defenders, best goalkeepers and best coaches in the first, second and women’s divisions as well as best referee and best sports reporter.The prizes for the highest goal scorers are L$200,000 in the first division, L$150,000 in the second division and L$100,000 in the female division. The MVP in the first division will get a car while the MVP will get L$200,000 in the second division and L$100,000 for the MVP in the female division.The best defenders, goalkeepers and coaches in the first, second and female divisions will get L$100,000 each.For unarguably the first time in the history of the LFA national leagues, the best referee and sports journalist will each receive L$100,000.Doxxbet-Liberia managing director Branislav Lysonek was happy that the deal was finalized after months of negotiations.LFA president Mustapha Raji and Doxxbet-Liberia managing director Branislav Lysonek exchange copies of the signed league sponsorship agreement.“We had to conclude the details of everything over many meetings in the office. And finally we exchanged letters to sign the sponsorship agreement. So we feel good and confident about this partnership and we believe that this is just the beginning,” said Lysonek.The deal is valued for a year and Doxxbet believes it will be used for the support of the national league.“We expect it is going to be all transparent and delivered to the players and referee, who should be awarded for their performances. Doxxbet also hopes it will be seen as the exclusive sponsors of this unique league in the gaming industry,” said Lysonek.LFA secretary-general Isaac T. Z. Montgomery (2n from right) also hailed Doxxbet for support to Liberian football and encouraged other private entities to emulate their example.He said it was Doxxbet’s initial contribution to Liberian football and the deal could be extended depending on further corporation.LFA President Mustapha Raji thanked Doxxbet for agreeing to sponsor the league after tireless negotiation.“Today, I am happy again that the LFA have signed another partnership with Doxxbet Liberia to provide prizes for individuals like most valuable players and best defenders and coaches in all categories.“We are happy that Doxxbet came to our aid after months of negotiations. We hope that this will further motivate the players knowing that they will benefit at the end of the league in addition to the prizes that will be given to the clubs,” Raji said.LFA secretary-general Isaac T. Z. Montgomery also hailed Doxxbet for support to Liberian football and encouraged other private entities to emulate their example.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Walker names Anchorage lawyer as new chief of staff

first_imgGov. Bill Walker named a new chief of staff Wednesday, bringing in Anchorage lawyer Scott Kendall to replace Jim Whitaker, effective Dec. 2.Listen Now Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reporter Matt Buxton speaks to Jim Whitaker, outgoing chief of staff for Alaska Gov. Bill Walker, shortly before Walker’s inauguration in 2014. Whitaker will move from being chief of staff to senior adviser on major projects on Dec. 2. Scott Kendall will replace him. (Creative Commons photo by James Brooks)Kendall said he’ll be like a basketball point guard for Walker’s team, helping the administration achieve its goals.“I don’t need to be the smartest person in the room, but I like to facilitate decision-making to the right person at the right time,” Kendall said. “And I’ve always been able to kind of been able to bring people together to — I think — get to the right solutions.”Kendall has worked as an attorney and consultant for all three current members of Alaska’s congressional delegation. He also worked for Sen. Ted Stevens. His most recent job included coordinating Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s re-election campaign.Kendall has also worked with state-level politicians, including advising Walker’s election campaign, and working for Anchorage Republican Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux. He said he works well across party lines.“I’m a Republican, my wife is a Democrat. We agree on 95 percent of the issues,” Kendall said. “It’s real simple: We’re Alaskans first.”Whitaker will continue to work for Walker on a project to provide natural gas to the Interior and other other initiatives.With the new hire, the governor’s office said “adjustments” will be made to keep the office on budget.last_img read more