zambezi sports awardsThe far northeastern town of Katima Mulilo, the capital of the Zambezi region, is to play host to the inaugural edition of the annual Zambezi Sports Awards, to be staged in the LA Hall next month.

Deserving athletes who have attained outstanding achievements and contributed significantly towards the Zambezi Region and Namibian sports in general will be honoured for their excellence. The event is aimed at providing those sports personalities residing in the region, as well as registered sports codes in the region an ideal platform for recognition. The Local Organizing Committee (LOC) will comprise of staff from the Ministry of Youth, Sports and National Service in the region, including carefully selected members from the local community.

An independent panel of judges will take care of the proceedings and will also scrutinize all entries. Potential participants and affiliate sports organisations in the region attended a meeting in Katima Mulilo recently to receive information about the criteria and requirements for the awards. The affiliates have also been requested to nominate individuals in the respective categories before the end of this month. A gala dinner will be held during the evening of the awards slated for December 20 at 18h00 and only ticket holders will be allowed.

With limited space for 240 people only, those who want to be part of this historic event are encouraged to purchase tickets as early as possible for N$250. Tickets will go on sale next week Friday at yet to be confirmed outlets in the Zambezi Region. Interested parties can contact Ben Luponyani or the project manager Freddy Mwiya for more information.

Rules

Only sports personalities residing in the Zambezi Region

Registered to recognised sports codes

No criminal record or pending criminal case in the year of the awards

Period of Consideration

October 2012 to October 2013.

Presentation of 2013 awards will take place on Friday, December 20 December 2013 (AL Hall, Katima Mulilo) as from 18h00.

From : Allafrica.com