Antigua and Barbuda: The Antigua and Barbuda Basketball Association (ABBA) announced its nominees, in the various categories, for the 2023 National Sports Awards.
The nominees are as follows:
- Sports Administrator of the Year – Miss Jennell Willette
- Coach of the Year – Mr. Irwyn “Wanga” Armstrong
- Junior Sportsman of the Year – Mr. Tequan Brodie
- Sportsman of the Year – Mr. Steven Matthew
Antigua and Barbuda Basketball Association took to Facebook and shared glimpses of the people who are nominated in the various categories. It expressed pleasure in hosting National Sports Awards.
To be recognized among some of the Nation’s top athletes is truly a great achievement, and the Association, under the directorship of its President, Mr Michael Freeland commends the athletes on this high accolade.
Each of the nominees, in their respective categories, demonstrated a high level of performance at all levels, and at the same time, showed commitment to the sport and its continued development in Antigua and Barbuda.
The 2023 National Sports Awards will be held on Saturday, June 10 2023, under the auspices of the Ministry of Education, Sports and Creative Industries.
Earlier, Antigua and Barbuda Basketball Association also announced the Kemba Walker Future Stars Summer Camp, which is set to take place in the country for the first time ever. The camp will be run from July 3 to July 28 at JSC Sports Complex.
Registration for the camp will be started on Friday, June 16, 2023. The news of this advancement was announced this month, and with that directive the Executive of the Antigua and Barbuda Basketball Association (ABBA) and National Head Coach George Hughes, along with his coaching staff, have gone forward in drafting a Senior Men’s training squad for the competition. This squad is subject to change.
The ACTION is truly heating up JSC and last night was no different with a big three point bomber to secure the win for Flyers over Cuties Ovals Ojays.