Newly formed Coast Media football club
received a breath of life after a Mombasa based firm African
Salihiya Cargo and Clearing (ASCC) donated uniform to the team.
Saeed Sheikh Abdirahman said the support was part of the
company’s social responsibilities undertaken by the company.
“Media plays a vital
role in the society we are happy to have partnered with Coast
media to promote sports. We are happy to see journalists moving
out of their newsrooms to train and play football,” said
“As ASCC Logistics
we are committed to see Coast Media FC grew rapidly to start
featuring in tournaments in Mombasa,” said Abdirahman.
“Our motto is: Your
cargo partner with professional service and personal care and
this is what we want to see in Coast Media FC,” added the
The sponsor donated
full uniform and kitted the technical bench and pledged to
continue supporting the team.
Team Chairman Ernest
Ndunda while thanking the sponsor said Coast Media FC was formed
last month and has since played three friendlies.
Ndunda who was
declared the best player of the 2003 Safaricom Inter-Media
tournament at Kasarani, Nairobi said the team lost 5-1 to
Mombasa’s Mahakama FC before they went ahead to wallop Mombasa
County officers team 4-1 and defeated Mombasa MCAs 2-1 last
“We are focused to
see the team play more friendly matches and participate in
“Our next friendly
match is against Haki Africa team on Saturday at Uwanja wa Mbuzi
Stadium,” added Ndunda.
speaking on behalf of the team’s supporters said she was
impressed with the commitment shown by journalists to come
together despite working for different companies.
Team’s captain Eddy
Job urged more companies to emulate ASCC Logistics and come
forward to support the team.
“A journey of a 1000
miles starts with one step and Coast Media FC has already made
the first step through ASCC Logistic’s support,” added Job.