Nigerian Sports Award 2015 Winners

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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;

  • WORLD SCRABBLE CHAMPION, WELLINGTON JIGHERE
  • President of Boxing Federation of Nigeria, BRIG-GENERAL KENNETH MINIMA.

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.

 

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