Nigerian Table Tennis Star Aruna Quadri and female wrestling sensation Odunayo Adekoroye both emerged the most immense sport personality in Nigerian winning...
Nigerian Sports Award (NSA) is an award to recognize and celebrate outstanding performances by our sports men & women.
The NSA will be presented to such sports personalities, whose performances shone brightest at local & international level in the course of the year.
Nominations for the award is open to the general public every year.
The main objectives of the award is motivation and social recognition of a sports person. The award is given yearly.
Another objective of this award is to give social status and greater dignity to deserving sportsmen and women in the society.
This award will work to develop sports culture throughout the nation.
The Nigeria Sports Awards (NSA) has saluted Nigeria’s International Table Tennis player, Aruna Quadri for winning the ITTF African Cup and qualifying for the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Cup billed for France later in the year.
The two-time winner of the prestigious Nigeria Sports Award defeated his continental rival, Egypt’s Omar Assar 4- 3 in the Men’s Singles final on Monday to booked a place in the World Cup having thrashed Egypt’s Mohammed El-Beiali 4-0 in the semi-finals.
The Chairman of the award panel, Dr. Kweku Tandoh saluted the gallant and brilliant performance of the Nigerian International for remaining consistent and flying the flag of the country high in the last four to five years.
Tandoh noted that the Nigerian Sports Award is proud to be associated to Aruna Quadri stating that his performance is a testimony to the vision of the awards in honouring and recognizing excellent performance.
“NSA is indeed very proud of Aruna Quadri for making the country proud by qualifying for the ITTF World Cup despite his challenges of having to play without a coach. We salute his courage, resilience and passion for excellence which represents the ideals of the Nigerian Sports Award” Dr. Tandoh said.
He then charged the ITTF star to go all out and make the country proud by winning ITTF World Cup later in the year, while also calling on the Nigerian Table Tennis Federation, corporate organizations and sports loving individuals to support him in his quest to become the ITTF World Cup winner.
Unmissable Incentives Limited together embarked on the creation of the Nigeria Sports Award brand, in a bid to reward Nigerian sports stars for their efforts in keeping the passion of sport alive in the hearts of millions of Nigerians; through their efforts in local and international sports events.
Nigerian Sports Award (NSA) is an award to recognize and celebrate outstanding performances by our sports men & women. The award is presented to such sports personalities, whose performances shone brightest at local & international level in the course of the year.
The maiden edition of the awards took place on Thursday, November 29th 2012, at Federal Palace hotel Victoria Island, Lagos.