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Nigerian Sports Award 2014: Organisers roll out plan

Organizers of the prestigious annual Nigerian Sports Award, Unmissable Incentives Limited have unfolded the plans and activities for the 2014 edition.

The award is instituted to recognizing and rewarding outstanding Nigerian sports men and women for their excellent performances in their respective sporting events.

Speaking at the Press conference to herald the activities for the 2014 edition of the award which is also the third in the series, chairman of the Award Panel, Mr.

Ikeddy Isiguzo
Ikeddy Isiguzo

noted with pride that the award has evolved to be recognized as a symbol of respect and recognition for Nigerian sportsmen and women for their exploits in the world of sports.

Isiguzo further disclosed that the organisers of the award will not relent in their effort to continue to improve on the processes of the award by taking public feedbacks and comments with a view to making the award a legacy within the sports sphere in Nigeria.

Presenting the timelines for the 2014 edition of the award, the General Manager Unmissable Incentives Limited Mr. Kayode Idowu disclosed that entries for nomination from the members of the public for the various categories of the award will open on May 14, 2014 and closes on September 7, 2014 while the main award ceremony will hold on November 13, 2014 at Muson Centre, Lagos.

Idowu disclosed that the media category of the award has been expanded from two to four in response to the clamours from the Sports Journalists. He declared that from the 2014 edition of the award, the media category will now include Sports Journalist of the Year (Print), Sports Journalist of the Year (Radio), Sports Journalist of the Year (Television) and the Sports Photo Journalists of the Year which will all be determined by the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN)


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