ONGWEDIVA: The Namibia School Sports Union (NSSU) in the Oshana Region will once again hold its annual sports awards this year, after it was put on hold last year due to financial constraints.
NSSU regional chairperson Hillary Dux Imbuwa said in a media statement availed to Nampa on Tuesday that the awards will take place on 10 November at a yet to be determined venue.
“It will start at exactly 14h30 and all principals and school sport organisers in the region are invited,” Imbuwa stated.
He indicated that the selection of nominees, which includes learners and teachers from different schools in the region, have already been finalised as per their respective categories.
The overall winner in each category will be awarded a floating trophy and certificate, while all other nominees will each take home a certificate.
Apart from teachers and learners, Imbuwa said, all Oshana NSSU partners in sport development like sponsors, transport providers and security companies will also be given certificates of appreciation during the awards.
The categories for the sports awards are Junior Sportswoman of the Year; Senior Sportswoman of the Year; Junior Sportsman of the Year; Senior Sportsman of the Year; Coach of the Year; Sports Administrator of the Year and Team Manager of the Year; as well as the honorary awards category.
Imbuwa added that awards will be also be handed out in the following categories: Most Improved Sport Code Development Sports Programme; Sport Code of the Year; Sports Circuit of the Year; Most Improved School Team and Sports Primary School, Junior Secondary School and Senior Secondary School of the Year.