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Sports Awards of the Year 2023 |22 February 2024

Sports Awards of the Year 2023

Rival Payet (boxing)

Top three coaches and officials known


After selecting the top five male and female senior, and three top male and female youth athletes for the Sports Awards of the Year 2023, the selection committee has now revealed the top three coaches and officials of the year 2023.

For the coaches, the final line-up is made up James Faure (karate), Rival Payet (boxing), and Julien Onezime (volleyball).

As for the officials, they are Michael Ah-kong (volleyball), John Figaro (boxing), and Hansley Petrousse (football).

For the 2023 awards, other than the opportunity to nominate five athletes in order of preference – one to five – in the senior male and female categories. In the young male and female categories, sports federations and associations were allowed to nominate three athletes – one to three. Sports federations and associations also `had the opportunity to nominate a coach and an official.

The traditional award ceremony will take place on March 1 at the National Sports Council (NSC) Hall.

It is to note that the last time the Sports Awards of the Year crowning ceremony was held was in 2020 to reward the best athletes for the sporting year 2019.


Roland Duval

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