The Organizers of Nigeria Pitch Awards has unveiled the names of nominees and and their categories for the year 2020 edition of the prestigious awards.
The unveiling ceremony , which took place at Ibis Hotel,Ikeja Lagos had in attendance sports journalists and editors from various media organizations.
Speaking at the press briefing, director of communications of Nigeria Football Federation,Demola Olajire posited that the Nigeria Pitch Awards is one of the credible awards in the country. He added, that the voting and selection process is very transparent,saying that the integrity of the process is what distinguishes the awards from many others in the country.
MD/CEO of Nigeria Pitch Awards ,Shina philips said that the awards since inception has always been an integral part of the football calendar and the year 2020 will not be an exception. He added, that it’s the longest football awards in Nigeria and top 10 best awards since 2014.
Furthermore, he said that the categories at the Nigeria pitch awards have been pruned down to 16 as some categories were taken out whilst others were added to make it a sizeable number. He assures that the Nigeria pitch awards will continue to live up to its billing and expectations saying efforts are on ground to make it even more better.
The 2020 host of the event ,actor Segun Arinze posited that he’s very happy to be part of this year’s edition. He said that the award is well audited by experts and assures that the date of the awards ceremony will be communicated as soon as the coast is very clear.
Also speaking at the event, the head resource consulting and corporate development of the partners SIAO Nneka Eneli, applauded the organizers for always staging a befitting and interesting football awards.She posited that SIAO is always happy to be part of the Awards , saying the integrity and transparency is topnotch.
The Nigeria Pitch Awards has become the longest running football awards in the Nigerian history and it has been rewarding footballers,administrators,coaches,clubs sponsors and journalists for their industry,commitment and passion for the game and for the nation.