SWAN Set to Hold Second Media Cup For Ogun Journalist, Roll-out Match Fixtures

Plans have been concluded on the second edition of SWAN Media Cup for journalists in Ogun State.

The competition is a 5-Aside Football competition among practicing journalists in the state.

The competition is sponsored by a sports enthusiast and public analyst, Otunba Segun Showunmi.

The football tourney is designed in a knockout format will hold between June 1 - 8, 2023.

The Chairman of Ogun SWAN, Hakeem Akintunde while speaking to newsmen in Abeokuta said “The competition will kick off on June 1st and ends on 8th of June 2023”.

He maintained that the game would be a continuous activity, adding that it was an avenue to promote unity among the media practitioners in Ogun state.

Hakeem stated that the football competition had yielded more support than the first edition while calling on the good people of Ogun state to come out en mass and support the competition.

Meanwhile, SWAN Secretary, Michael-Azeez Ogunsiji said 16 media stations in Ogun state and chapels under the umbrella of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Ogun State Council have shown interest to participate in the one-week event.

He said all matches will be played at the fun turf of MKO Abiola International stadium, Kuto, Abeokuta.

Ogunsiji noted that the competition is to foster unity and camaraderie among journalists in the state.

The association,  urged all media stations and NUJ Chapels to play according to the rules of the game.

Winners of the last edition were duly compensated with their prizes.

The Fixtures are as follows:
1. Super FM vs NTA
2. Oodua FM vs Rock City
4. Splash FM vs Correspondent
5. Family FM vs Paramount I’m
6. Eagle Radio vs Federated
7. Consolidated vs State information
8. Fiban vs Smash FM


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