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AFC Media workshop concludes in Bangladesh

by Rejwan uz Zaman, General Secretary, BSPA

DHAKA, July 31, 2017 - Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Media and Communications workshop aimed at further empowering Bangladesh’s football journalists successfully concluded in the nation’s capital Dhaka on July 25. This is the first initiative by AFC in this region.

Organized in conjunction with the Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) and the Bangladesh Sports Press Association (BSPA), the two-day event attracted over 50 participants from Bangladesh’s media industry and was officially opened by BFF Senior Vice President Abdus Salam Murshedy, with Bangladesh Sports Press Association Mustafa Mamun, BFF General Secretary Abu Nayeem Shohag, BFF Member and the AFC’s Female Member of the FIFA Council Mahfuza Akhter Kiron in attendance.

During the event, the participants received presentations on the work of a football journalist in the digital age, recent changes to the laws of the game and the impact of social media on the profession, as well as interview techniques and how best to cover the Bangladesh national team which will compete at September’s AFC U-16 Women’s Championship in Thailand.

AFC communications consultant IAN GRIFFITHS and referees department representative CHIA ENG WAH JOHN conduct this course. In the opening session BSPA President Mustafa Mamun and General Secretary Rejwan uz Zaman handover crest to the instructors.

BSPA president give his heartfelt thanks to AFC for this memorable initiatives. He said from this workshop our journalists will be enriched and compete with more globally. “There has been a lot of a journalist here for the workshop which has been a very successful one,” General Secretary Shohag told.

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