Sports awards on track

20 September 2017 | Sports

The annual MTC-NSC Namibia Sports Awards 2017 are on track despite the fact that two categories have not been sponsored yet.

These categories are Coach of the Year and Umpire of the Year. Fifteen companies where approached for possible sponsorship according to Jessica Jacobs from Offline Communications.

Fifteen categories in total, and not 22 as stated in Monday's article, will make up the list.

Categories have been reduced from 22 to 15 this year in line with the regional awards (RASA).

The categories include MTC Sports Star of the Year, MTC Sportsman and Woman of the Year, Nampower Sportsman and Woman of the Year with Disability, MTC Junior Sportsman and Woman of the Year, Nampower Junior Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year with Disability, Tafel Lager Sports Team of the Year, Coach of the Year, Umpire/Referee of the Year, Sports Journalist of the Year, Development Programme of the Year, Namibia Sports Commission Honorary Award.

All these categories recognise individuals, males, females, sport personalities with disability, national and international participants, national federations, schools, and media and sport legends.

All categories recognised and up for awards will be for the period from 1 October 2016 to 31 August 2017.

NSC invites all sports federations and umbrella bodies to submit entries of their best athletes.

Entry forms are available on request from the Namibia Sports Commission offices till 28 September.

Corporate tables will be available from early next week at N$15 000 per table. For more information on purchasing tables, contact 081 605 7522 or alternatively 061 246 105.

The annual event will be held on 27 October at the Windhoek Country Club Resort and Casino.

LIMBA MUPETAMI