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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 5th edition of the Nigerian Sports Award has come and gone but would be remembered for a long time to come because of the glitz and glamour and the attendance by personalities from all parts of the country. Dignitaries were in no small amount present at the award ceremony.
The award kicked off with an awesome by a dance group showing our cultural heritage
Right from the beginning when nominations opened, it was clear that each categories will be keenly contested though the categories are not as many as previous years owing to the general performance of Nigerian sports in 2016.
A major highpoint of the night is the special recognition award dubbed #FirstSportingHeroes, where people who made Nigeria proud long time ago were recognized for their outstanding performances even till as far back as 1985.
Below are the list of winners of the awards in each categories and that of the special recognition also;
The special recognition awards are as follows;
For the #FirstSportingHereos
We would like to express our profound gratitude to all our partners, sponsors and to everybody that made Nigerian Sports Award 2016 a success and also congratulations to all the winners.
Our appreciation goes to the following;
Jamz 100.1 FM
Integrated Indigo Limited
Equally Diverse Solutions Limited
Nigeria Olympic Committee
Sports Writers Association of nigeria
The Minister in charge of Youth and Sports Development
Sports Administrators all over the country
And the entire Nigerian populace
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.