From Awareness Times Newspaper in Freetown

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In Sierra Leone, Africell Boosts Single Leg Amputees
By Bampia Bundu
May 19, 2010, 11:06

One of the leading mobile telecommunication companies in Sierra Leone Africell Lintel has on 13th May 2010 presented a cheque of US$6,000 (six thousand United States Dollars) to the Single Leg Amputee Football Team.

The aim of the money is to facilitate the traveling process of the team to their international tournament slated for this month in Spain.

In his statement, the Head of Marketing Africell Mr. Arthur Kallon noted that they have been supporting football in the country, adding that Africell have spent huge sum of money to support the ongoing Sierra Leone Premier league at the National Stadium in Freetown.

He went on that his company is always committed to meet its cooperate social responsibilities as a company operating in Sierra Leone. Mr. Kallon however encouraged the team to be proactive in their tournament in Spain and come home with the trophy, while using this forum to officially launch one of the most out standing promotions ever in the companyís life time, titled "YOUR WEIGHT IN CASH".

According to him, this is a promotion that has been designed to last for two months, commencing 13th May to 13th July 2010. To qualify for this promotion he went on, subscribers are required to recharge their phones with credits not less than 250 units a day. This he said will give the subscriber one chance to qualify for the subsequent raffle draw of the promotion.

The Head of Marketing furthered a manual draw will be conducted after every two weeks for one qualifier to enter the draw and win his/ her weight in cash.

Receiving the cheque the president Single Leg Amputee Football Team Mr. Jabati Mambu commended Africell for their support towards the team, adding that they are going to do all they can to ensure that they proved victorious in the tournament in Spain. He further assured Africell that his team is ready to fly the green white and blue flag high in Spain.

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