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Arsenal Fan in Monrovia Dies after Chelsea Victory

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first_imgA Liberian man, who collapsed while watching Arsenal losing to Chelsea on Saturday afternoon, was pronounced dead by doctors after he was rushed to a local clinic in Monrovia.According to eyewitnesses, shortly after the game ended in favor of Chelsea with 2 over Arsenal, the elderly man, only identified as Fofana, fell to the ground.“Fofana apparently had a heart attack when the final whistle sounded,” an eyewitness told this newspaper, following the stampede that ensued after the match, at a video club on Benson and Lynch Street in Central Monrovia.The deceased, a resident of Clara Town, was a professional tailor, who worked as president of the Fofana Tailoring Shop on Benson Street, neighbors said.Paramedics, who arrived at the video club around 2p.m. and took the man to the clinic, confirmed his death.An eyewitness, who claimed to be a Chelsea fan, said Mr. Fofana’s death was a tragedy, because he was a loyal member of Arsenal Club. It was also reported that a van conveying Mr. Fofana’s body to a local mosque was reportedly involved in a crash on Broad Street, Crown Hill.Meanwhile, in keeping with the Moslem tradition, the remains of Fofana were reportedly buried yesterday morning. On the game itself Coach Jose Mourinho was full of praise for his players, following Chelsea’s 2-0 win over Arsenal at Stamford Bridge Saturday.The Blues scored twice in the second half, through Kurt Zouma and Eden Hazard, to secure a much-needed three points, and it was no more than the team deserved having been much the better side.The visitors had both Gabriel and Santi Cazorla sent off, but Mourinho preferred to focus on the qualities of his own side.“It was a very good performance, a deserved victory, I’m happy with the performance and points,” Jose Mourinho, Chelsea’s Manager said after the match.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

FFWPU Nepal UPFNepal and FFWPUNepal hosted the

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first_imgFFWPU Nepal: UPF-Nepal and FFWPU-Nepal hosted the first South Asian Youth Leadership Seminar with 64 student leaders from five nations attending (Bangladesh, Nepal, India, Pakistan and Japan) from September 13 to 17, 2015.At the Opening Session 20 VIPs, including three Nepalese Members of Parliament and a Bangladeshi diplomat, attended. The theme was, “Raising Public-minded Leaders for Nation-building and Peace.” Most of the participants were post-graduate students, two had recently graduated and just started their careers in international banking and conflict resolution.Basic Information:20 VIPs attended the Opening Session; including three current Members of Parliament and a Bangladeshi diplomat based in Kathmandu.This was a 5-day Divide Principle education seminar (including arrivals and departures).There were 64 participants from five South Asian nations: Bangladesh – 31; Nepal – 26; India – 2; Pakistan – 1; and Japan – 4.There were 43 men and 21 women attending.It was facilitated by two diplomatic missions: Bangladesh and Pakistan.Participants eagerly and happily took the Pure Love Pledge.Follow-up:Based on the trust and friendship created by understanding our True Parents’ Principles of Peace, two South Asia Peace Initiatives (SAPI) programs are now being planned — one for Pakistan and one for Bangladesh.Reflections:Ganga Sedhain, Nepal: In the beginning I thought that this is a small program. But I am highly impressed and learned that human should be good educated to be good hearted. We should maintain good relationships with family and all human endeavors.Sayeeda Birle Asad, Bangladesh: I learned many things through this conference. I have developed my concept and idea about true love and marriage. I will bring this massage to my family, friends and country.MD Shahadat Hossine, Bangaladesh: From this workshop we have learned that sacrifice should be done for the sake of other’s happiness. … every individuals has to have respect for all religions.Darshan Parajuli, Nepal: I am really passionate about learning these kind of issues in the coming days as well.Angila Ghising, Nepal: Love and relationships are something very important that make the base of healthy marriages and families. The way our parents sacrificed everything for us not expecting any return, we must do that also. This kind of true love never bring chaos, separation, and problems in family and relationships.Narayan Dhungana, Nepa: The quotations of different religions that spoke about peace wasa great experience to me. I am impressed with Hon. Dhakal’s words of brotherhood in different countries.last_img read more