ENYEAMA, OKAGGHARE TOP LIST OF WINNERS @ NIGERIA SPORTS AWARD

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[dropcap type=”3″]N[/dropcap]igeria’s goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama and sprint queen, Blessing Okagbare 14th IAAF World Athletics Championships Moscow 2013 - Day Twowere the shining stars at the Nigeria Sports Award held at the Muson Centre on Thursday, 13 November,2014.

The Lille of France goal tender won the award for Nigeria’s best football player (male) and was also adjudged the Sportsman of the Year.

The former Enyimba of Aba shot stopper, was however absent at the event and nobody was present to pick the awards for him.

On her part, Okagbare won the award for the sportswoman of the year and track and field star of the year under review.

Her brother, who was on hand to pick the awards for her, delivered her message: “if you have a child who is showing sings of a talent, monitor that child and follow up on that talent.

“It is that nurturing that has brought me to where I am today. Thanks to all who nominated and voted for me”

Similarly, Nigeria’s golden girl, Asisat Oshoala was named Footballer of the year in the female. Her dazzling performances at the U-20 Women’s World Cup in Canada and at the Africa’s Women Championship earned her the diadem.

Ese Brume, who won a gold medal for Nigeria at the Commonwealth Games after 40 years, was also given a Special Recognition award for her feat.

Aruna Quadri, Loveline Obiji, Courtney Dike, Asisat Oshoala, Peter Dedevbo, were also among other winners on the night. The awards night was also specially dedicated to Godwin Spiff-Sagbama, reported to be the first anchor of the event when it started about three years ago.

 LIST OF WINNERS:

Footballer of the year (Male)

 VINCENT ENYEAMA

Footballer of the year (Female)

 ASISAT OSHOALA

Sportsman of the year

 VINCENT ENYEAMA

Sportswoman of the year

 BLESSING OKAGBARE

Team of the year

 FALCONETS

Coach of the year

PETER DEDEVBO

Ball Sports personality of the year

ARUNA QUADRI

Discovery of the year

COURTNEY DIKE

Track and Field star of the year

 BLESSING OKAGBARE

School Sport Award

  1. BARNABAS PRIMARY SCHOOL, ILORIN

Journalist of the year (print)

TANA AIYEJINA- PUNCH

Journalist of the year (radio)

GODIN ENAKHENA- TOP RADIO

Journalist of the year (television)

MIYEN AKIRI- GALAXY

Photojournalist of the year

AYODELE OJO- THE SUN

 

Sports Governor of the year

 BABATUNDE RAJI FASHOLA (SAN)- LAGOS STATE GOVERNOR

Sports Administrator of the year

 WAHID ENITAN OSHODI (PRESIDENT NTTF)

Special Sports person of the year

 LOVELINE OBIJI

Weightlifter of the year

 MARYAM USMAN

Combat sports person of the year

ODUNAYO ADEKUROYE

Boxer of the year

 EFE AJAGBA

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