Athletic Heat partners Ultima Ltd for 1st Track and Field Awards!

Athletic Heat has raised the bar high once again in supporting Nigerian athletes, as the foremost Athletics site is set to hold her 1st Track N Field awards, slated for December 21st, 2017.

The Award is being organized to financially reward Nigeria’s home-based athletes and coaches for their efforts and performance during the course of the year; and categories to be rewarded are athletes in all levels for both genders respectively including Para-Athletes

Speaking on behalf of Athletic Heat, Co-founder Toluwani Adebakin, a sophomore student at Anderson University in US said:

“The Awards fulfill the desire to appreciate all the home-based athletes who put in so much work and it seems they do not get the recognition or reward they deserve. we believe they work just as hard as most athletes elsewhere and deserve to be rewarded.

He continued, “There are many organizations who are interested in investing, encouraging and supporting Nigeria’s talent. Proper timing and opportunity helped us to secure a deal with Ultima Ltd and other sponsoring organisations. It’s all by God’s grace.”

To make the Award more entertaining and of International standard, one of the leading media production companies in the country Ultima Limited, have agreed to be the lead sponsors of the event.

Ultima, is a premium media production organisation with state-of-the-art television production studios, fully kit post production facilities and online media services based in Lekki, Lagos.
They have the capabilities to deliver end-to-end television programmes, Mac-based post production facilities and multi-platform distribution channels. They are one of the most prolific production companies in the Sub-Saharan region, responsible for the production of programs such as: Who Wants To Be A Millionaire and Project Fame West Africa.
In a statement released by the CEO, Mr Femi Ayeni on how they were able to come in and sponsor the Award in partnership with Athletic Heat, he said:
“We are pleased to confirm our sponsorship for the first Athletic Heat Track and Field Awards. Ultima like Athletic Heat believes in Nigeria’s potential to be a great Track and Field nation, thereby we’ve decided to reward and honor home-based athletes who have done the nation proud. We look forward to rewarding many Track and Field hero’s that Nigeria has produced at the event night.”
Also speaking on their partnership with Ultima, Co-founder of Athletic Heat Eseroghene Oguma,  he
said “The Awards is the first of it’s kind in Nigeria and I foresee it as the Glo CAF Awards in football. The Award show is a dream come through. We are greatful to God and we are excited partnering with Ultima Limited as Lead Sponsor for the first edition. By the grace of Almighty God, it’s going to be an
annual event I believe will be welcomed by all athletes and coaches. Its time for Nigerian home-based athletes to be rewarded.”
The selection of the awards to be given is at all levels and there will be cash prizes attached to it. The winners will be selected through an online voting process which will commence on November 20th
There will be also be Special Recognition Awards to a few individuals and organisations who have given their quota in the development of Track and Field in Nigeria.
The Para-Athletes are not left out as we will be honouring a couple of them who were at the Rio Paralympics and broke World Records alongside winning Gold medals.

The list of nominees and various categories will be released first week of November.

For sponsorship and support please send a mail to info@theathleticheat.com

Stay glued to our site for more information. Who knows you might be
nominated in a category.

 

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