GIS - 03 December, 2018: The Liverpool Football Club (FC) Legend, and Club Ambassador for Liverpool FC, Mr Ian Rush paid a courtesy call today on the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit and Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, at the New Treasury Building in Port Louis.
In a statement, Ambassador Rush highlighted that the meeting with the Prime Minister was cordial and discussions focused on promotion of sports culture in the country for a healthier nation.
They also spoke on the importance of identifying athletes - both girls and boys, at grass roots level, improving the standards of coaches and tutors, increasing accessibility to all, and the implementation of better sports infrastructure and equipments facilities so as to improve performance of sportspersons.
Ian James Rush, is a Welsh former footballer who played for Liverpool FC from 1980-1987 and 1988-1996, and is the club’s all-time leading goalscorer, having scored a total of 346 goals in all competitions during his two spells at the club. Regarded as one of the greatest ever Liverpool players, Rush came 3rd in the “100 Players Who Shook The Kop” – an official Liverpool Fan Poll.
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