Chairman of East End Lions FC (E.E Lions) and CEO of Africa Young Voices Media Empire (AYV), Anthony Navo, Jr has hailed  the Chelsea Defender Antonio Rudiger for his tremendous contribution in Sierra Leone.

He said it was inspiring to meet a Sierra Leonean brother and global football icon – Antonio Rüdiger who plays for English Premier League club Chelsea.

He stated  that Antonio is visited the country to launch his charity foundation, to engage and empower young people and to help contribute to sport for sustainable development.

“It was great to host Antonio in our offices at AYV Media HQ in Freetown, and to talk about his amazing plans. We discussed about our shared-objectives for Sierra Leone and how we can continue to work together to make the world a better place.”, He said.

He cited that “Antonio is very humble, incredibly talented and has great sense of humour. He is passionate about Sierra Leone’s development. Antonio should be celebrated as a Goodwill Ambassador, alongside our other compatriots who are making a huge difference both in Sierra Leone and abroad.”

He further stated that he is honoured and delighted to work in partnership with Antonio and to support his vision for Sierra Leone. He concluded that ‘‘Thank you Antonio for your great sportsmanship and the kind gesture of your signed jersey”. He Concluded