Chief Executive Officer of Monimichelle Sports Facility Limited, Ebi Egbe, has described the Sportsville award to be bestowed on him and other prominent Nigerians in Lagos on Saturday, January 30 as a morale booster.
Egbe in a letter to the organizers of the award said the recognition of the work his outfit Monimichelle is doing is something that would propel his company to do more.
“I want to thank the Sportsville board for this recognition…it is an award that I would describe as a morale booster as we strive to eradicate bad football pitches not just in Nigeria but Africa. I would be in Lagos to receive the award,” Egbe stated.
He stressed that the FIFA Goal Project which his outfit is handling in Ugborodo , Escravos in Delta State “is another opportunity to showcase what Monimichelle can do.”
The maiden Sportsville award is billed to take place at Ibis Royale Hotel, Ikeja on Saturday, January 30 with the red carpet kicking off at 4pm.
Some of the awardees include; Edo State Deputy Governor, Rt Hon Philip Shaibu, President of Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Melvin Pinnick, NBBF boss, Engr Musa Kida, NOC president, Engr Habu Gumel, NWFL chairperson, Aisha Falode, Enyimba chairman, Felix Anyansi Agwu, and the CEO of Monimichelle Group Mr Ebi Egbe.
Veteran sports journalist cum media entrepreneur, Dr Larry Izamoje of Brilla FM and Super Eagles number one supporter, Dr Rauf Ladipo are amongst those to be honoured at the event.