From Operation Vanguard Desk
The National Anti-Galamsey Task Force, Eastern Forward Operating Base (FOB East) has organized a friendly football match with staff of one of the largest mining companies in the eastern region, NEWMONT.
The friendly match, on Saturday, 30th November 2019, was aimed at strengthening the already existing ties between Operation Vanguard and NEWMONT, a stakeholder in combating illegal mining within the Birim North District.
This was the second game with the FOB maintaining its winning streak 2-1 against the NEWMONT Team. The first match was played on 2nd November 2019, against Staff of New Abirem Government Hospital which ended 1-0 in favour of FOB East.
The match was witnessed by some staff of Newmont and locals within the region and Officer Commanding (OC) Maj JM Baluo was also present to support and to boost the morale of his team.