The list of nominees in the various categories of the forthcoming Nigerian Sports Awards (NSA) is slated to be released on Wednesday, November 2nd.
Organisers of the Nigerian Sports Awards have been getting ready and making illustrious additions ahead of the 5th edition of the prestigious awards set to hold on December 2nd at the Banquet Hall of Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island Lagos.
The yearly awards ceremony was birthed to reward excellence in and around Nigerian Sports by rewarding athletes, individuals and stakeholders who have reigned supreme during the course of the year representing themselves and the country locally and also internationally.
According to the Managing Director of Unmissable Incentives, Mr Kayode Idowu : “The 2016 Nigerian Sports Awards – the 5th in the series, will experience new innovations and the organisers will give awards to personalities, who have impacted positively in Nigerian sports in the last 20 years.”
“This is in a bid to remember and appreciate National Sports Heroes who were successful in recording maiden trophies, and Individual wins for the country on the international stage,” Idowu said.
Meanwhile, various categories are up for grabs with outstanding Nigerian athletes nominated in several categories. Some of the categories include; Coach of the year, Footballer of the year, Special Sports Person of the year, Sports Journalist of the year (TV/Radio/Print, Photo) and Team of the Year.
Sports lovers and the general public have also been urged by the organisers to be on the lookout for billboards representing the awards ceremony as new partnership with the Lagos State Signage & Advertisement Agency (LASAA) will see the awards being portrayed in the mainland and island locations of Lagos.
The Organisers also assured that there will be live television broadcast of the 2-hour awards ceremony on Cable network channel Super Sports.