Sports Award attracts nominations

08 April 2016, 12:00AM

The Samoa Association of Sports and National Olympic Committee (S.A.S.N.O.C) Sports Awards had attracted 40 nominations when nominations closed on Monday.

The nominations come from different National Sports Federations vying for the prestigious and official Samoa Sports Awards as follows

• Junior Sportswoman of the Year (5)

• Junior Sportsman of the Year (6)

• Sportsman of the Year (7)

• Sportswoman of the Year (5)

• Sports Administrator of the Year (6)

• Sports Team of the Year (5)

• Sports Coach of the Year (5)

• Elite Athlete with Disability of the Year Award (1)

National Sports Federations that submitted nominations included

• Weightlifting (6 nominations)

• Hockey (8 nominations)

• Basketball (3 nominations)

• Athletics (4 nominations)

• Swimming (1)

• Shooting (1)

• Rugby League (5 nominations)

• Powerlifting (2 nominations)

• Table Tennis (2 nominations)

• Tennis (1)

• International Cricket (2 nominations)

• Boxing (2 nominations)

• Sailing (1 nomination)

• Touch Rugby (1 nomination)

• Samoa Paralympic Association (1 nomination)

The Official Samoa Sports Awards will be held on Saturday 16th April 2016 at Gym 1 at the Tuanaimato Sports Complex starting at 6pm.

The Nominations are now with an Independent Selection Committee where the winners will be selected for the above named awards.

Corporate tables are now on sale for $2,000.00 which will include dinner and drinks. Any funds raised from the Official Samoa Sports Awards will be used to assist our Team Samoa for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

The public can also see the Official Samoa Sports Awards by buying seats on the bleachers which is $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for children.

For more information and inquiries please contact the SASNOC Office on +685 25033 or email to [email protected] 

08 April 2016, 12:00AM

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