Diaspora, Africa – (African Boulevard News) – The Young Journalists Association of The Gambia (YJAG) Media Football Tournament for Ethics is in full swing, and The Point Newspaper has secured their place in the semifinals after a thrilling encounter against Paradise.
In a tightly contested match, The Point came out on top with a 3-1 victory, thanks to goals from Lamin Cham, Babucarr Ceesay, and Sulayman Bah. Despite a late push from Paradise, who managed to pull one goal back, The Point held on to secure their spot in the last four of the tournament.
The YJAG Media Football Tournament for Ethics is a unique initiative that brings together journalists and media practitioners from across The Gambia. The tournament aims to promote ethical standards in the media profession, as well as encourage healthy competition and camaraderie among media practitioners.
According to a statement from YJAG, the tournament has already exceeded expectations, with a high level of competitiveness and sportsmanship on display throughout the group stages. The semifinals promise to be even more thrilling, with The Point Newspaper set to face off against either The Standard or Foroyaa Newspaper.
Speaking after the match, The Point Newspaper captain, Abdoulie Fatty, expressed his delight at his team’s victory, saying: “We played well as a team and stuck to our game plan. We are happy to have made it to the semifinals and will do our best to go all the way.”
The YJAG Media Football Tournament for Ethics has been widely praised for its positive impact on the media profession in The Gambia. In addition to promoting ethical standards, the tournament also provides an opportunity for media practitioners to network and build relationships across various media houses.
The semifinals of the tournament promise to be an exciting affair, with The Point Newspaper looking to go all the way and lift the trophy. As the tournament reaches its final stages, the eyes of the media profession in The Gambia will be firmly fixed on the YJAG Media Football Tournament for Ethics.