Iheanacho, Obaje, Egbuchulam Listed For 2016 Nigerian Sports Award

Super Eagles’ Kelechi Iheanacho has been listed along with Wikki Tourists Godwin Obaje and Rangers of Enugu’s Chisom Egbuchulam for the annual Nigerian Sports Awards. Speaking in Lagos yesterday, the chairman of the panel, Ikeddy Isiguzo, said the award is about performance and not mere attempt or participation. He noted that not much achievement had come from the Nigerian sports scene this year.

For the Coach of the year 2016, Coach Imama Amapakabo of Rangers, Samson Siasia of the U-23 Dream team and Are Feyisetan of Nigeria Powerlifting are the contestants, just as special sports person of the year (women) 2016 Omolayo Bose, Orji Josephine, Onye Lauritta, Ejike Lucy and Ugwunma Flora are the contestant for the Special sports person of the year (women). The Special sports person of the year (men) are Ezuruike Roland, Kehinde Paul and Nnamdi Innocent.

The prestigious Nigerian Sports Award is slated to hold on December 2, 2016, at Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos

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