Nigeria @ 60: FG set to recognize 60 sporting icons

Nigeria @ 60: FG set to recognize 60 sporting icons

The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, headed by the Hon Minister Mr Sunday Dare, has set in motion modalities to reward excellence in sports.

As Nigeria celebrates 60 years of Independence as a nation, it is also time to celebrate our sports heroes and heroines.

Sports Minister Sunday Dare set modalities to reward Nigerian athletes

Sports Minister Sunday Dare set modalities to reward Nigerian athletes. Photo Credit: UGC
Source: UGC

Who are your top 60 sports icons in the last 60 years?

From Football, Athletics, boxing, para-sports, wrestling, tennis, basketball, weightlifting, volleyball, handball, Taewkwando, hockey, judo, golf among others, choose sportsmen and women that have excited you the most in the last 60 years.

The ball is in your court to determine Nigeria's 60 superstars in the last 60 years. Don't just be a fan, be a true fan by nominating your favourite icon now on all our social media platforms. Keep the passion alive.

Nomination closes on Thursday, November 8, 2020.

The parameters for qualification include: The athlete must be an Olympics medallist, commonwealth games medallist, Nations Cup Medallist, World champion, African Champion. Pacesetters like Teslim Balogun, Hogan Bassey, Omawunmi Majekodunmi, Ernest Okonkwo, Larry Izamoje, Babatunde Oshuntolu (SB), all fall under Pacesetters categories who can also be nominated.

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You can nominate via @nigeriafmysd (Instagram) and @naija60icons (Twitter)

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