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S1 unveils awards nominees

Local Sports

2016 S1 award winner Irshad Iqbal2016 S1 award winner Irshad IqbalTHE final nominees for the 2017 Sportsone Sportsman of the Year award has been revealed, the winner will be announced on 31st of December.


Leading the nomination is Tanoa FC, exponent Javid Khan, UBC Okanagan men's soccer team member Nikil Reddy and Ba Masters standout Ronald Chaudhary.

Javid and Chaudhary had a successful year in 2017, helping their respective teams' win double tournament.

The former also won the 2017 IDC with Nadi and the NAFSA-CAN AM tournament with Tanoa FC, while the latter led Ba won its first ever Masters League and second only Inter District Championship.

Nikhil is a member of the UBC Okanagan men's soccer team.

He has been a top performer on the team and has scored game winners

Nikil was the finalist for UBC Okanagan Male Rookie of the Year.

The voting process is similar to last year, with 25 percent online voting capped at 2 and a selected football panel will account for 50 percent of the votes.

The closing date for votes is December 30th, 2017

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