Telecommunication giants, MTN has supported the 43rd Sports Writers Association of Ghana [SWAG] Awards Night, with a sponsorship package of GHC50,000.
The package marks a significant improvement on the previous year of GHC 40,000, as the telecommunication giants marked a ten-year relationship with SWAG, since they commenced the sponsorship of the annual event.
Mr. Samuel Koranteng, Ag. Corporate Services Executive of MTN, commended SWAG, for consistently showing commitment to the development of sports in Ghana.
“SWAG has consistently recognized and rewarded the hard work of sports men, women and individuals, who stood tall in their respective sporting disciplines.
“MTN is proud to be associated with SWAG for supporting a worthy cause over the years and to see it grow from strength to strength,” he stated.
He made these remarks when MTN presented a cheque for GHC50,000 to SWAG towards the organization of the 43rd MTN SWAG Awards Night.
“As the main sponsors for the SWAG Awards for several years, MTN is happy once again to lend a hand to SWAG.
“We are proud that through our continued support to SWAG, the event has grown and the success is of tremendous importance to us”.
Mr Koranteng in an interview with GNA Sports noted that, they have suggested ways to make the awards more attractive and better for the future.
“We have suggested to the leadership of SWAG to seek innovative ways to make this year’s event more memorable and better.
“The social media is a powerful and a very viable tool, which cut across all fronts and it is one of the measures to be used to promote the event this year,” he said.
Mr. Maurice Quansah, Vice President of SWAG, who received the cheque on behalf of the Association said, expressed appreciation to MTN for their continuous support over the years.
He said, seeking sponsorship for events, has never been easy but through the support of corporate bodies like MTN, the event has seen continuous success each year.
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