As the countdown towards the 7th edition of the Nigerian Sports Award (NSA), gets hotter, the organizers of the prestigious awards have announced that the voting phase will close as scheduled by midnight of Sunday, November 11, 2018.
Executive Director, Unmissable Incentives Limited, Mr. Kayode Idowu disclosed this while briefing the media on developments on the 2018 edition of the Nigerian Sports Award. Idowu stated that voting of sports men and women for the various categories of award would close as scheduled and urged the general public to take advantage of the few days left to participate in the voting process.
It would be recalled that the award panel had announced nominees for the different categories including Footballer of the Year, Team Sports Person of the Year, Sports Governor of the Year, Sports Administrator of the Year Track & Field Star of the Year, Sports man and Sports Woman of the Year amongst others.
Other award categories to be voted for include Racket Sports Person of the Year, Basketball Player of the Year, Para Sports Person of The Year, Team of the Year, Discovery of the Year, Wrestler of the Year, Coach of the Year.
Idowu reiterated that the general public are open to vote on the official website of the award; www.nigeriansportsaward.com/vote or via SMS & all three social media platform of the awards; Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
“Everyone can also vote via SMS (Text the category tag and name of nominee to 33140, e.g. SMOTY + name of choice winner to 33140 for Sportsman of the year) or via social media (Instagram & Twitter) by tweeting/posting the category hashtag and name of nominee using the handle @ngrsportsaward e.g. #SWOTY + “name of choice winner” @ngrsportsaward for Sportswoman of the year,” Idowu said, noting that all SMS votes now costs just 10 naira only.
The Nigerian Sports Award is an award to recognize and celebrate outstanding performances by our sports men and women, also personalities whose performances shone brightest at local and international level in the course of the year.
The 2018 Nigerian Sports Award Ceremony is scheduled to hold on Friday, November 16, 2018, at the Banquet Hall, Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos by 6pm prompt.