The 2017 WGB-Lagos SWAN Cup committee has announced the prompt commencement of sale of forms for the yearly week-long Five-a-Side Football Tournament.
The tournament among the various sports desks of media organizations in Lagos State which start on Friday, August 11, 2017, is part of the activities marking the 2017 Lagos SWAN week.
The forms, according to the committee are already available at the association’s secretariat situated beside the Nigeria Olympic Committee office, inside the National Stadium, Surulere.
In a statement signed by the committee’s chairman Debo Oshundun, he urged members to key into the objectives of the competition which is geared towards the promotion of active engagement in sports by sports journalists and stimulate friendship, professional camaraderie and exchange through sports and fun amongst the sports writing profession.
According to him, it is important that the members of the sports writing profession who are seen as role models by their followers are publicly and actively engaged in sports for the healthy living to inspire others.
The committee revealed that collection and registration of forms by interested organizations will close on July 30 ahead of the Draws taking place on Friday, August 4, 2017.