The maiden Nigeria-France Sports Awards and Gala set to take place in Paris on October 23 with ex and current Nigerian athletes, sports administrators, and media personalities are poised to attend
This unique event organised by a leading Sports Media and Marketing brand based in Paris, France, OJB Media Network is designed to spotlight exceptional Nigerian athletes excelling in various sports disciplines within France, marking a groundbreaking occasion in the country.
Presentation of special awards and acknowledgements to outstanding athletes and individuals who have made significant contributions to the advancement of sports in Nigeria will headline the day.
As it stands to become a prominent showcase in France and throughout Europe, this sports extravaganza will be held on the elegant Louisiana Belle boat in Paris, graced by the presence of elite sports figures, high-ranking government officials, sports administrators, and distinguished dignitaries.
Among the esteemed guests expected to attend are Ambassador Tunde Mustapha, the Nigerian Ambassador to France; H.E. Dr Hajo Sani OON, the Ambassador Permanent Delegate of Nigeria to UNESCO; His Excellency Rt. Hon Philip Shuaibu, the Deputy Governor of Edo State; Hon. Dr Mercy Akpama, Chair of the Cross River State House of Assembly Committee on Youths and Sports Development; Mr Sola Aiyepeku; Adam Mouktar Muhammed; Yusuf Alli; Executive Chairmen and Commissioners for Sports from Lagos, FCT, and Edo States, respectively.
The occasion will be graced by professional footballers, former Nigerian internationals, basketball stars, and sports legends such as Moses Simon, Akor Adams, Elderson Echiejile, John Utaka, Chiamaka Nnadozie, Everlyn Akahtor, and the tennis champion Moses Segun Toriola, among other notable figures.