- Arsene Wenger will receive the highest honor in Liberia on Saturday August 25
- The gift will be awarded to him by his former player George Weah who is now Liberia's president
- George Weah played under Arsene Wenger at Monaco and claimed that the Frenchman treated him like his son
Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger will on Saturday, August 25, receive an award from Liberian President George Weah in a ceremony expected to hold in Monrovia.
Wenger will be inducted into Liberia's Order of Distinction and be given the title of Knight Grand Commander of the Humane Order of African Redemption.
Although the news is said to have generated controversies in Liberia with many claiming that Arsene Wenger should not be given the award according to the report by BBC.
But President George Weah who played under the Frenchman at Monaco believes Wenger has helped many African football stars and deserves the award.
The award is also said to be Liberia's highest honor in which Arsene Wenger who recently left Arsenal will be in Monrovia to be celebrated.
President George Weah is the only African to have been named World Player of the Year in 1995 when he was playing for AC Milan.
Earlier, NAIJ.com had reported how Frenchman Arsene Wenger left Premier League giants Arsenal after 22 years in charge of the Gunners and has been replaced by Unai Emery.
The Frenchman has been at the North London club since 1996 and has won three Premier League titles and seven FA Cups.
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