PSA to honor local sports greats in special awards night

ABS-CBN Sports on Feb 12, 2016 10:18 AM
PSA to honor local sports greats in special awards night
Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president Jose “Peping’ Cojuangco Jr. and Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) chairman Richie Garcia are going to lead the local sports community in recognizing the achievements and success of Filipino athletes in the year just passed.

No less than the country’s top sports officials will be on hand when the Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) honors the top athletes of 2015 in its Annual Awards Night presented by MILO and San Miguel Corp. this weekend at the One Esplanade.

Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president Jose “Peping’ Cojuangco Jr. and Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) chairman Richie Garcia are going to lead the local sports community in recognizing the achievements and success of Filipino athletes in the year just passed.

World boxing champions Nonito Donaire Jr. and Donnie Nietes, along with golf star Miguel Tabuena lead the long list of awardees – 111 in all – who will be feted during the gala night to be hosted by Quinito Henson and Patricia Bermudez-Hizon.

Also invited in the affair that starts at 7 p.m. are International Olympic Committee (IOC) representative to the Philippines Mikee Cojuangco-Jaworski, POC vice president Joey Romasanta, chairman Tom Carrasco, PSC commissioners Jolly Gomez, Buddy Andrada, Akiko Thomson-Guevara, and Iggy Clavecilla, executive director Atty. Guillermo Iroy Jr., and top officials and representatives of the various National Sports Associations (NSAs).

The two-hour formal program has the PSC as major sponsor and National University, One Esplanade, Rain or Shine, Globalport, Philippine Basketball Association, Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp., Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office/Philracom, Sen. Chiz Escudero, SM Prime Holdings, Maynilad, MVP Foundation, and Smart.

Awardees and guests who fail to get their invitations personally can get it right at the lobby of One Esplanade.

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