Reports gathered by this paper have indicated that the President of the Liberia Athletics Federation (LAF), Eric Williams is dead.
According to reports gathered, Mr. Williams died on July 26, 2015 after a brief illness. The cause of death is not known.
The former Liberia Athletics Boss was a key figure of the Liberia Basketball Association (LBA) where he served as Technical Committee Chairman after previously serving as Chief Referee of the Association.
He was also a member of the Liberia National Olympic Committee (LNOC) and travelled with the body as member of Liberia’s delegation to Beijing, China as Athletic Federation President for the 2008 Olympics.
He was a seasoned Engineer by profession, who will be missed not only in the sporting cycle, but the private and public sectors as well. Details in out subsequent edition.