The Sports Writers’ Association of Ghana (SWAG) will on Saturday, March 14, 2020 inaugurate its Eastern Regional branch at the conference Hall of Bedtime Hotel in the Eastern Regional capital, Koforidua.
Eastern Region has about 37 radio stations, four television stations with correspondents for the national newspapers and portals.
The inauguration which is expected to bring together all sports writers and broadcasters from some major towns in the region will be conducted by SWAG President, Kwabena Yeboah and members of the National Executive Council.
The inauguration which is expected to come off on Saturday is supported by Joy Dadi Industries and Bedtime Hotel.
General Secretary of the Association, Charles Osei Asibey said:
“The Eastern Regional Branch of SWAG will be the fifth of the branches inaugurated within the last few months and we will soon move to the Western and Northern Regions in making sure all practicing sports journalists come under one umbrella.”
“The national secretariat has therefore called on all practicing sports journalists to join the mother body, SWAG, in any region they find themselves” he added.
SWAG which is the umbrella body for sports journalists in the country has been in existence for over 50 years and currently have inaugurated branches in Brong Ahafo, Ashanti and the Volta Regions respectively.
SWAG is noted for honouring sports excellence annually through the SWAG Awards and the SWAG Cup which is often contested by the top football clubs in Ghana annually.
Source: Ghana | Angelfmonlinegh.com | Samuel Sackey