By LFA Press
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2017: The Head Coach of the National Team, the Lone Star has apologized to the sports journalist Danesius Marteh after a recent assault on the journalist.
Coach James Salinsa Debbah on August 26, 2017 reportedly attacked Marteh after an UNMIL Radio interview.
The journalist after the situation wrote an official complaint against the coach to the leadership of the Liberia Football Association.
The LFA leadership set up a special five member Hearing Committee to probe into the matter and come out with findings.
The LFA Special Hearing Committee on September 4, 2017 had a hearing into the matter with both Debbah and Marteh explaining their sides of the incidence during hours of deliberation.
A release from the LFA said after hours of discussion, Coach James Debbah regretted the situation and apologized to journalist Marteh.
The report from the committee was submitted to the LFA Executive who subsequently endorsed the decision at a meeting held on Monday, September 18, 2017.
The Committee was chaired by Bishop John Allen Klayee and included Executive Member Ansu Dulleh and LFA Technical Director Henry Browne.