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Organisers pick March 27 for Nigeria Pitch Awards ceremony in Abuja |

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Organisers of the Nigeria Pitch Awards, on Saturday, announced plans to host the eighth award ceremony after the FIFA Cup play-off final leg between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the Black Stars of Ghana on March 27 in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

In a statement, yesterday, president of the awards, Shina Philips, said in addition to announcement of winners for all award categories, Dr. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, wife of the President, would be honoured with the Special Achievement in Sports Award for her contributions to the development of women football in Africa. 
Philips also confirmed that Mrs. Betsy Obaseki, Edo State First Lady; IGP Usman Alkali Baba, Inspector General of Police and; Mr. Amaju Pinnick, president of the Nigeria Football Federation and FIFA Council Member will be honoured during the ceremony.
Other highlights of the award ceremony, he said, include announcement of winners in 17 award categories. The organisers had unveiled nominees for the awards on January 5, 2022 in Lagos. 


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