Ogun SWAN Set To Hold Segun Showunmi Media Cup
ABEOKUTA – The Ogun State Chapter of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), has said preparations are in top gear to host the second edition of the Ogun SWAN Media Cup.
The association in a press release signed by its Secretary, Michael-Azeez Ogunsiji said it has secured a sponsorship deal with sports enthusiast, a public affairs analyst, and Ogun State PDP governorship aspirant, Chief Segun Showunmi.
Ogunsiji explained that, Segun Showunmi expressed his readiness to sponsor the second edition of the media cup when the SWAN Executives led by Hakeem Akintunde paid him a courtesy visit at his Ibara GRA residence.
According to Chief Showunmi, sports remain a unifying factor, and as such should be treated as atop-tierr sector.
He expressed readiness to be part of the highly anticipated media event while urging SWAN to organize a memorable competition.
The football fiesta is specially designed for journalists across the Gateway State to sweat it out on the field of play.
The first edition featured sixteen media organizations with the Broadcast Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, conquering others in the media football battle.
The date of draws and guidelines will be communicated to the public in no distant time, while the tournament is expected to take place between June 1st and 8th 2023.
The SWAN Media Cup is a 5-Aside football competition to foster unity and strengthen relationships among journalists in Ogun state.
Ogunsiji noted that, 18 media organizations and chapels under NUJ will participate in this year’s edition.
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