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Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalong has described the Nigerian Sports Award as the best way to reward sportsmen and women who have distinguished themselves in this country and make Nigeria proud. Dalong made the statement at his first official outing since his appointment as minister during the award ceremony…

The Nigerian Sports Award 2015 was held on the 20th of November at the Marquee, Ocean View Garden, Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island Lagos. Looking at the year in review, all the nominees merited the nomination and the performance of all the winners of each category judging by the year in review was breathtaking;…

Having been nominated in two categories of this year’s prestigious Nigerian Sports Award, 2015 Afrobasket Most Valuable Player (MVP), Chamberlain Oguchi believes his consideration for the award has indeed humbled him. Oguchi, who plies his trade with Anwil Basketball Club in the Tauron Basketball League of Poland, said…

LOVINA ONYEGBULE In the year in review; Lovina Onyegbule, a Paralympian athlete won two gold medals in the T11 and T12 (physically challenged) athletics event at the just concluded 11th All-Africa Games that was held in Congo Brazzaville.             LOVELINE OBIJI In the year in review; Loveline Obiji, a para-powerlif…

YAKUBU ADESOKAN In the year in review; Yakubu Adesokan, a para-powerlifting athlete won a gold medal at the 11th All-African Games and in the process set a new world record with a lift of 182.5kg in the 49kg weight class. Also, he had won silver medal at a recent Open Asia Championship held in Kazakhstan before the 11t…

Organizers of the prestigious Nigerian Sports Award, Unmissable Incentives Limited has announced that the nominations of Sportsmen and Women for the different categories of awards for the 2015 edition would close on Saturday, September 26, 2015 Kayode Idowu, Executive Director, Unmissable Incentives Limited, disclosed…

D’Tigers win Afrobasket 2015

 •  August 31  •  0 Comments  •  Uncategorized

The Nigerian national men’s basketball team have won the 2015 Afrobasket tournament, held in Tunisia. A 74-65 victory over Angola in the finals gave D’Tigers their first Afrobasket trophy. It was also the first time Nigeria would win their Angolan counterparts, having lost all previous meetings. Chamberlain Oguchi led…

The National Sports Commission (NSC) has pledged to throw its weight behind the organizers of the Nigerian Sports Award in its quest to inspire outstanding performances in Nigerian sportsmen and women through recognition and reward. The Director General, National Sports Commission, Al-Hassan Yakmut made this known in A…

The nominations for the 2015 edition of our prestigious Nigerian Sports Award are now open, kick starting the 4th edition of the award. Speaking at a press conference held in Lagos, on Thursday, the chairman of the award panel, Mr. Ikeddy Isiguzo disclosed that the 2015 edition of the award promises to be more eventful…

Super eagle’s goalkeeper and Captain Vincent Enyeama had his 100-cap celebrations spoilt Wednesday as visiting Uganda turned party-poopers with a 1-0 international friendly victory. Farouk Miya, who plays for the Vipers club in Kampala, delivered the stinging blow nine minutes from time in southern city Uyo with a defl…