January 27, 2023



2022: Amusan, Oshoala, Olowookere, Obaseki, others set to bag Sheroes award

Tobi Amusan

Nigerian sensational sprinter and World file holder Tobi Amusan will on Tuesday November 8 bag 2022 Sheroe of the yr award, an occasion anticipated to happen in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.

Amusan who gained gold and broke information in 100m hurdles at this yr’s World Championship and Commonwealth Video games is amongst excellent Nigerian sports activities women and men chosen for numerous classes of the Sheroes awards.

Amongst prime Nigerian personalities additionally lined up for particular honours are Edo State Governor Mrs Betsy Obaseki as Sheroe Trailblazer of the yr, a board member of the Nigeria Soccer Federation, Rt. Hon. Margaret Icheen for Sheroe Lifetime Achievement award and Managing Director of Constancy Financial institution Mrs Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe – Sheroe Capital Achievement award.

A press assertion collectively issued by Ratels Sports activities Improvement Basis (RSDF) President Barr. Paul Edeh and Sheroes awards committee chairman Mr. Moses Bako on Sunday additional disclosed that reigning African girl footballer of the yr and Nigeria’s Tremendous Falcons ahead Asisat Oshoala will likely be topped Sheroe African Footballer of the yr.

In keeping with the organisers, the pinnacle coach of Nigeria’s Flamingos, Bankole Olowookere, will likely be introduced with the Sheroe Sports activities Icon of the yr.

Coach Olowokere led the Flamingos who just lately beat all odds to win bronze on the simply concluded FIFA U17 Girls’s World Cup, a feat that Nigeria was unable to achieve previously on the competitors.

Different awardees are Tremendous Falcons participant Monday Present (Sheroe Girls Soccer Rising Star of the yr), Coach Emmanuel Osahon (Sheroe Girls Soccer Expertise Developer of the yr, Ruqayyah Adeboye (Sheroe Humanitarian of the yr), Nelly Orisakwe (Sheroe Girls Soccer Grassroots Coach of the yr) and Ayisat Yusuf-Aromire (Sheroe Woman-Little one Advocate of the yr).

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There’s additionally posthumous award for late Alhaji Tewogboye Oyewole as Sheroe Pioneer of the Girls Soccer in Nigeria.

Of the 36 states in Nigeria, Lagos State Soccer Affiliation has been picked as Sheroe Most Excellent Girls Soccer Improvement FA of the yr so as of awards shows categorised into three – Sheroes Distinctive Awards, Sheroes Premium Awards and Sheroes Grand Awards.

On the essence of the occasion, the organisers within the assertion mentioned the awards ceremony put collectively by RSDF since 2020 is amongst different issues meant to acknowledge outstanding feat achieved by girls in addition to people and organisation in the direction of the betterment of girls throughout the globe. 

“The Sheroes Award is an annual occasion devoted to celebrating and highlighting the outstanding achievements of African girls globally in recognition of their excellent successes.  It additionally seeks to spotlight and rejoice girls who’ve continued to go away indelible mark within the annals of our society.

“RSDF believes that the enormous strides of girls and their impactful contribution to humanity, unimaginable bravery, braveness and gallantry must be honoured, celebrated and rewarded within the face of the daunting challenges they surmount each day. 

“The theme for the Sheroes Award 2022 is: “This Is Our Second – African Girls Breaking Limits”. Undoubtedly, the ladies who will likely be awarded within the 2022 version of the Sheroes Award are certainly restrict breakers whose second to be celebrated significantly their unimaginable success story. 

“The Awardees of the 2022 Sheroes Award had been fastidiously chosen after a rigorous screening and vetting train carried out by the Awards Committee headed by Pastor Moses Bako.  Not one of the Awardees had been contacted earlier than the screening and vetting course of by the Committee,” the assertion added.

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RSDF is at present organising Sheroes Cup, a pre-season match primarily for golf equipment plying their commerce on the Nigeria Girls Soccer League (NWFL).

No fewer than eight girls golf equipment are slugging it out on the prestigious Previous Parade Floor in Abuja.