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Liberia votes as football star, VP hope to succeed Sirleaf

TOPSHOT - Football icon and candidate for the president election for the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC), George Weah casts his ballot for the second round of presidential elections on December 26, 2017 at a polling station in Monrovia. Liberians go to the polls in a run-off presidential election on December 26 between Vice President Joseph Boakai and footballing icon George Weah, a vote that will mark the country's first democratic transition since 1944 AFP / SEYLLOU

 
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on December 27, 2017, on page 10.

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