Nominations are now open for the 2018 edition of the prestigious Nigerian Sports Award as entry from the general public for the various award categories starts...
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.
Organisers of the Nigeria Sports Awards,(NSA), Unmissable Incentives Limited, have congratulated the Super Eagles of Nigeria on their impressive performance over the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon in both ties of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier held in Uyo and Yaoundé.
This was contained in a statement issued by the management of the company which was signed by the Chief Executive Officer of the company, Mr.Kayode Idowu
The Super Eagles had last week humiliated the African champion, Cameroon beating them 4 -0 in Uyo and thereafter securing a point at the lion’s backyard in Yaoundé.
The company equally commended the coaching crew for coming up with the right set of players even as it charged them to sustain the momentum by going ahead to win the remaining matches and book a place in the World Cup in Russia.
In a similar development, the organisers also commended the National Female Basketball team, D’ Tigress for doing the country proud by winning the FIBA AfroBasket championship in Mali and eventually qualifying for the World Cup in Spain.Idowu, in a statement hailed the teams for the ‘emphatic victories” recorded over their African foes saying that the victories have reinforced Nigeria’s supremacy in sports.
The statement further said the superlative performances of the Super Eagles as well as that of the female basketball team demonstrates the undying spirit of excellence common among Nigerian sports men and women.
The statement noted that going by the performances and determinations displayed, there was no doubt that both teams understand the stakes and are fully committed to achieving them.
Specifically, he warned the Super Eagles team not to be complacent as there are still other matches to be played before the World Cup ticket can be guaranteed.
Idowu however reminded sport lovers to participate in the forthcoming Nigeria Sports Award by nominating in the various categories noting that nomination process is still open. He said, prospective participant can log in to the official website of the award (www.nigeriansportsaward.com/nominations) or go through other social media platforms to nominate their sports personalities in the different categories.
* May 22nd 2018 ----- 1st Award panel meeting
* May 23rd 2018 ----- Press conference: 2018 Awards entries campaign launch
* May 23rd 2018 ----- Entries open: Public nominations for the various Award Categories
* October 7th 2018 ----- Entries close: Public nominations for the various Award Categories
* October 8th - 12th 2018 ----- Entries verification
* October 17th 2018 ----- Press conference - Finalist’s shortlist announced
* October 17th 2018 ----- Public voting for Sportsman & woman opens
* November 11th 2018 ----- Public voting for Sportsman & woman closes
* November 16th 2018 ----- Award ceremony
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.