Speaking today at the Nigerian Sports Award Press Conference,AIPS AFRICA President Mitchell Obi was co-opted by other media personalities,Fabio Olanipekun,Chairman Kweku Tandoh and Olympian Falilat Ogunkoya.Other members include Fred Edoreh,Basket great Olumide Oyedeji and Hauwa Akinyemi,Sports Director Federal Ministry of youth/sports.Opening remark given by the chairman of the award panel, Dr Kweku Tandoh
The conference was held at IBIS Hotel Ikeja,Austin Okon-Akpan opted that every nominee should be given a certificate of being nominated if they dont win.The Nigerian Sports Award is introducing a charity initiative where recipients of the award would give back to the society.
Nigerian Sports Award will hold on the 17th November 2017 at Banquet Hall Eko Hotels and Suites.Categories are : Footballer of the year Male and Footballer of the year Female.The categories highlighted are not cast-a-stone. They would always be reviewed yearly.
Journalists were present at the Nigerian Sports Award Press Conference.
Nomination for the 2017 NSA award opens on Tuesday 15th.Nigerians should expect more from the panels and the Committee.