The names of awardees for this year’s Sportsville Awards has been rolled out by the organisers.

The ceremony which comes up on Sunday, February 13 this year, has names of prominent Nigerian sports personalities to be bestowed with the prestigious award.



A release signed by the CEO of Sportsville Communication Services Ltd, Frank Ilaboya, disclosed that a total of 13 eminent Nigerian sports personalities would be honored in different categories.

The awardees are; Chief Sunday Dare (Hon. Minister of Sports) Hon. Daniel Igali, Mr. Mike Itemuagbor, Dr. Sunny Ojeagbase, Hon Ayo Omidiran and Chief Segun Odegbami (MON).

Others are Mr. Ugo Udezue, Hon.Tony Okowa, Mr John Momoh, Barr. Seyi Akinwumi, Dr. Danladi Bako, Olumide Oyedeji and  Hon. Bukola Olopade.


Ilaboya noted that those to be honored were carefully selected based on their contributions to the nation’s sports development over the years.

“The above nominess came up after a very thorough process and we congratute them all,” added Mr Ilaboya.

The Sportsville Special Recognition Award would take place at the prestigious Radisson Hotel on Isaac John Street, Ikeja GRA, Lagos.


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