Mercury International, one of the renowned Sports Betting and Lottery Company in the country, in fulfillment of its earlier promise to bring Leone Stars’ 2012 Nations Cup campaign to the door steps of Sierra Leoneans, on Friday approved a budget of four thousand, seven hundred fifty United States dollars (USD4,750) prepared by the Sports Writers Association of Sierra Leone (SWASAL) to enable two of its members to provide full coverage of the match between Leone Stars and Mena Stars of Niger in Niamey on Sunday, March 27 2011.
The two SWASAL representatives are Osman (Super Tex) Kamara of TUMAC Radio and Kemoh Sesay of the Exclusive Newspaper. They will update the print and electronic media with pre and post-match analysis, interviews and articles.
The main focus of their job will be a live radio commentary of the match from Niamey. The US$ 4750 sponsorship package includes air tickets, per diem, scratch card for commentary, internal transportation, daily update and local commentary.