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SWAL Hails LFA Over Inclusion Into COVID-19 Relief Funds

Monroiva, Liberia - The Leadership of the Sports Writers Association of Liberia (SWAL) has described as timely and meaningful the inclusion of the Pen pushers into the FIFA COVID-19 Relief Funds.

SWAL is an auxiliary of the Press Union of Liberia(PUL) and has over the period championed the advocacy for its members relative to welfare, capacity building, traveling opportunities and many others.

According to the President of SWAL, Mr. KolubahZayzay, he was shocked by such wise decision taken by the LFA, terming it as a great and commendable step taken in the right direction.

He disclosed that the new leadership on Tuesday, ugust 25, 2020 as part of the football house fulfillment of its commitment to SWAL made available a check of US$US 2,500.00, which was received graciously by President Zayzay as beaming with smiles and sign of appreciation characterized the brief chief presentation ceremony.

“The inclusion of SWAL into the FIFA COVID-19 relief funds is a clear manifestation of our true partnership and collaboration with the LFA and we are grateful and remain committee to upholding such partnerships for the benefit of the two parties“, The SWAL boss noted.

At the same time, Zayzay hailed the LFA for the gesture and promised that in close consultation with the leadership and the executive committee, the funds released will be used for its intended purpose and in the best interest of the entire membership of SWAL.

The gesture by the LFA is the second of its kind since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.

It can be recalled that during the heat of the lockdown, the LFA  donatedcash and food items to members of SWAL.

Meanwhile, the funds released, according to the LFA, is an initial amount to SWAL as part of the FIFA COVID-19 relief envelop to the pen pushers as more are expected soon.

 

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