Sports Presenter on Eagles 102.3 FM, Abuja, Victor Ijomah has received the maiden edition of the Sports on Air Personality, S.O.A.P Award 2023, in recognition of his outstanding performances as the second runners up.
The award ceremony took place at the headquarters of the Eagles FM in Abuja on Friday.
The month-long event which commenced on September 11th, 2023, and ended on October 10, 2023, birth out of a remarkable agenda in worthy recognition of the outstanding contributions of radio sport presenters.
Six contestants, each nominated by their respective radio stations had competed for the Prestigious Personality of the Year Award, as the top three contestants were presented with cash prizes, plaques and other branded gift items.
Speaking with Eagles FM, shortly after receiving the accolade, the award-winning sports presenter, Ijoma bore his mind on the significance of merit, describing sports generally as a global unifying factor.
Other contestants, aside Victor Ijomah of Eagles FM 102.3 Abuja, equally vied for the coveted Sports On Air Personality of the Year Award, which involved passionate campaigns, leveraging their on-air charisma and social media presence to encourage fans and listeners to engage in the voting process on www.gofindplayers.com.
The competition which was keenly contested had six contestants from different radio stations cutting across the nation’s capital.
The grand finale, the gift presentation for the SOAP AWARDS, unfolded on October 20, 2023.
The award presentation was sponsored by a sports platform, ‘Go find players,’ in its bid to promote a sporting community that welcomes all sports lovers looking to connect, play, and discover new opportunities.
Gofindplayers, the sole organisers of the award, is an online sports community dedicated to identifying grassroots talents and providing exposure both domestically and internationally.
The SOAP AWARDS, which went beyond mere recognition, aimed to appreciate the dedication and significant contributions of radio sport presenters to the overall sports community.
Hence, Gofindplayers, -the driving force behind the event, serves as a multifaceted platform that connects sports enthusiasts, facilitates networking opportunities, provides a scouting platform for talent identification, discovers sports events and tournaments.
It also organizes tournaments based on the structure of the Football Academy Cups Awards (FACA).
The platform also serves as a hub for sharing sports news and extends invitations to coaches and academy owners to showcase their unique offerings.
Mr. Henry Ezeiefule, the Chief Executive Officer, CEO of Gofindplayers, along with the project supervisor, Patience M. Asher, Ugo Uyanna, Media Consultant of the project and other members of the project team worked assiduously to ensure the process was rancour free and orchestrated an event that not only celebrated the winners but also emphasized the strategic importance of radio sport presenters in shaping the sports discourse.
Written by: EaglesFM