By Christopher C Walker
Barrack Young Controllers have appointed former National team and BYC goalkeeper Nathaniel Sherman as President of BYC-II replacing Mark Tweh on a permanent basis.
In addition, the former shot stopper has also been promoted to a newly created post of Vice-President for Administration of BYC Football Inc.
According to the Club release Sherman will report directly to the President of BYC Football Inc Sekou “Ayatollah” Konneh.
Sherman got injured while on national team duty in preparation for Tunisia game at home and damage his eyes which ended his playing career.
He was instrumental in BYC winning the 2016 First Division Championship by his motivational words to his teammates.
The club said “System,” as Sherman is called, brings not only his enormous wealth of football knowledge, administrative skills, but his depth touch of player’s personnel relationship/management.
BYC noted that Sherman will be responsible for recruitment of players, contracts, and player’s personnel management.
But the technical staff will continue to report to Sekou Konneh, now via Nathaniel Sherman. The medical team will directly report to Sherman the released stated.
In addition to Sherman BYC has also announced that Anthony Y. Beh will now serve in a newly created post of Deputy Director of Football Operations.
Beh who is a former President of the feeder Team BYC-II will be responsible for management of relationship between BYC Football and the Liberian Football Association (LFA).
In addition , Beh’s job will also include, management of BYC Football relationship with all other LFA club members, coordinate all aspects of logistics, equipment management, including boots, uniforms, and trophies.
The Board, Chairman/CEO have welcome the needed expansion of BYC’s management team.
BYC CEO Robert Sirleaf said “With this, the club’s management, can focus more on expanding the institution internationally, including sponsorship, player transferee in Africa, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.”
Mr. Sirleaf noted that Barrack Young Controller (BYC Football) organization vision is to build a world class football team that develops the well-being of players domestically as well as providing them opportunities for international contacts, for future opportunities.
“Our mission is to promote a positive and competitive football environment/experience for all players, who have the talents, skills, and are committed to taking these attributes to the World stage” the BYC CEO noted.
Accepting his new position Nathaniel Sherman called on players of the team to see his ascendency as a motivation for them.
Sherman noted “I will do my very best to be a very good president, so we need to work as a team to achieve,”