Mercury International Gives SWASAL over Le7. 5m For Leone Stars vs Cape Verde
The Sports Writers Association of Sierra Leone (SWASAL) is pleased to inform the general public that MERCURY INTERNATIONAL (SL) LTD. on Wednesday 30th May 2012, at their 19 Siaka Stevens Street Headquarters in Freetown, presented the sum of Seven Million, Five Hundred and Seventy Three Thousand Leones to enable the association cover fully the 2014 World Cup qualifying match between Leone Stars and Cape Verde on Saturday 2nd May 2012, at the National Stadium at 4:30pm.
The money is to facilitate live radio match commentary across the entire country, purchase of scratch cards for the commentary, stipends for commentators, transportation and refreshment for match analysts and other administrative expenses.
The association has already communicated to radio station managers informing them accordingly about the details of how to bring the said match to the doorsteps of every Sierra Leonean, and the stipend they will receive for their services.
It can be recalled that Mercury International (SL) Ltd. started to partner with SWASAL since the 2010 World Cup finals in South Africa and since then, the company continues to fully sponsor the association to cover all Leone Stars’ competitive matches (both home and away).
SWASAL wishes to thank the Chairman Board of Directors MERCURY INTERNATIONAL (SL) LTD. Mr. Samir Hassanyeh; Legal & Admin Consultant Mr. Martin Michael; the entire management and staff for their continuing support to the association in its drive to promote sports in Sierra Leone.
Signed: Frank Magnus Ernest Cole, National Secretary General.
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