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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 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; breaking and setting world records, conquering the continent, conquering other continents and too and even winning the world scrabble championship. It was truly a blessed year for Nigerian sports.
Have a look at the list of winners and their categories below;
BALL SPORTS PERSON OF THE YEAR – CHAMBERLAIN OGUCHI (BASKETBALL)
COACH OF THE YEAR – ARE FEYISETAN (POWERLIFTING)
COMBAT SPORTS PERSON OF THE YEAR – EFE AJAGBA (BOXING)
DISCOVERY OF THE YEAR – KELECHI NWANAGA (JAVELIN)
FOOTBALLER OF THE YEAR (WOMEN) – NGOZI OKOBI
FOOTBALLER OF THE YEAR (MEN) – AHMED MUSA
SPECIAL SPORTS PERSON OF THE YEAR – YAKUBU ADESOKAN
SPORTS ADMINISTRATOR OF THE YEAR – YAKMUT ALHASSAN (DIRECTOR GENERAL, NSC)
SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR – YAKUBU ADESOKAN (POWERLIFTING)
SPORTSWOMAN OF THE YEAR – LOVELINE OBIJI (POWERLIFTING)
SCHOOL SPORTS AWARD – EYEANUGIE PRIMARY SCHOOL, BENIN CITY, EDO STATE
TEAM OF THE YEAR – MEN BASKETBALL TEAM
TRACK AND FIELD STAR OF THE YEAR – TOSIN OKE (TRIPLE JUMP)
WEIGHTLIFTER OF THE YEAR – BILIKIS OTUNLA
SPORTS JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR (RADIO) 2015 – CHINASIA IBONYE
SPORTS JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR (TELEVISION) 2015 – AUSTIN-OKON AKPAN
SPORTS JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR (PRINT) 2015 – TANA AIYEJINA
PHOTO JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR 2015 – GANIYU YUSUF
SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD goes to the;
Looking at the precedence set by Nigerian Sports within and without the shores of the continent in 2015, 2016 promises to be a very successful year for Nigerian sports and also for Nigerian Sports Award.
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.