Media houses all over the country will from March 10 deviate from their usual schedule of informing the people and battle each other in Media Earmark Football Cup 2007, as part of activities marking Ghana's 50th Independence Anniversary celebration.
The tournament on the theme: 'Media Integrity and Impartation in celebrating Ghana's 50th Anniversary,” will be played in all ten regions and will span over 10 weeks.
Media houses in the Northern, Upper West, Upper East, Ashanti and Brong Ahafo will play under the Northern sector while the Southern sector will comprise the Greater Accra, Central, Western, Eastern and Volta regions.
In an interview with the Daily Graphic, Mr Isaac Rockson, Corporate Director for the tournament said the motive behind organising the tournament is to promote peace through football.
“There is a need to promote friendship between the current and former Presidents, political parties and foreign diplomats and we believe that this tournament can help us drum home the message,” he said.
On Saturday the action will begin at the Liberty Stadium in Accra with Graphic Communications Group playing Ghanaian Voice. Metro TV will play The Chronicle while Ghanaian Times match their counterparts from Independent boot for boot.
The Statesman will play Volta Premier radio while Daily Guide play Citi FM. Hot FM and Adom FM will play Eastern FM and Channel R respectively.