The Mauritius Sports Council in collaboration with the Ministry of Youth & Sports organised the 29th Edition of the National Sports Award Gala Night 2014 on Friday 30 January 2015 at the J & J Auditorium in the presence of:
 
·         Hon. Showkutally Soodhun, Vice Prime Minister, Minister of Housing and Lands
·         Hon. Pravind Jugnauth, Minister of Technology, Communication & Innovation
·         Hon. Yogida Sawmynaden, Minister of Youth & Sports
·         Hon. Leela Devi Dookhun, Minister of Education and Human Resources, Minister of Tertiary Education and Scientific Research
·         Hon. Mahen Kumar Seeruttun, Minister of Agro-Industry and Food Security
·         Hon. Soomilduth Bholah, Minister of Business, Enterprise and Cooperatives
·         Hon. Marie Roland Alain WONG YEN CHEONG, M.S.K, Minister of Civil Service Affairs
·         Mr. Ismael Valimamode, Commissioner of Sports & Health in Rodrigues
·         Mr. V.K. Daby, Chairman of the Mauritius Sports Council , Members and staff
·         Mr. Philippe Hao Thyn Voon, President of the Mauritius National Olympic Committee
·         Mr. Michael Glover, CVO, Chief Executive of Trust Fund for Excellence in Sports
·         Mr. Jacques Malié, MSK, Chairman of the Panel Committee of the National Sports Award
·         Mr. Giandev Moteea, Chairman of the "Club Maurice"
·         Advisors of the Ministry of Youth & Sports
·         Representatives of Panagora Marketing Company Ltd
·         Representatives of National Sports Federations, athletes, coaches and
·         the Press
 
The representatives of the under mentioned companies who sponsored the National Sports Award 2014 were also present for the Gala Night.
 
Mauritius Telecom/Orange​
 
Mr. Kapildeo Reesaul, Executive Head Commercial
Mauvilac​
 
Mr. Alexandre Roland Maurel, Chief Executive Officer
Nestlé’s Products (Mauritius) Ltd
 
Mr. Alan Brelu Brelu, Cluster Manager
Mauritius Post and Cooperative Bank Ltd​
 
Mr. Nitianand Seebocus, Head of Retail
Furnicon​
 
Mr. Rahim Neetoo, Director
City Sport
 
Mr. Dominique Filleul, Director
Mauritius Professsional Football League​
 
Mr. Deelen Sinnasamy, Director of Administration
Bank of Mauritius
 
Mrs. Marjorie Marie Agnes Heerah Pampusa
Plyfoam
 
Mr. Shakeel Syed, Director
Fondateur de Grace Centre Foundation
 
Mr. Appadoo, Chief Executive Officer
 
The winners for the National Sports Award 2014 are as follows:
 
NAME
SPORTS DISCIPLINE
CASH PRIZE
SPONSORED BY
SPORTSMAN
 
ST PIERRE Joseph Kennedy
 
(Represented by his mother)
Boxing
Rs 100,000/-
Mauritius Telecom/Orange​
SPORTSWOMAN
 
LEGENTIL Marie Christianne
Judo
Rs 100,000/-
Furnicon​
JUNIOR SPORTSMAN
 
GUKHOOL Wasiim
Table Tennis
Rs 60,000/-
Mauvilac​
JUNIOR SPORTSWOMAN
POO CHEONG Elodie
Swimming
Rs 60,000/-
Mauritius Post and Cooperative Bank Ltd​
MOST PROMISING SPORTSMAN
BONGOUT Jean Bernard Alexandre
Badminton
Rs 50,000/-
Nestlé’s Products (Mauritius) Ltd​
MOST PROMISING SPORTSWOMAN
MARTIN Sephora
Badminton
Rs 50,000/-
Bank of Mauritius
 
COACH OF THE YEAR 2014
‘SPORTS INDIVIDUELS’
 
BAZILE Judex
 
(represented by Mrs. BAZILE Judex)
Boxing
Rs 50,000/-
Plyfoam
 
COACH OF THE YEAR 2014
‘SPORTS COLLECTIFS
BHUGEERATHEE
Michel Jean Marie
 
Basketball
Rs 50,000/-
Fondateur de Grace Centre Foundation (J & J Auditorium)
TEAM OF THE YEAR 2014
‘SPORTS INDIVIDUELS’
 
All Africa Senior Badminton Championship Team 2014
 
Badminton
 
Rs 60,000/-
City Sport
TEAM OF THE YEAR 2014
‘SPORTS COLLECTIFS’
 
Senior National Team
 
Rugby
 
Rs 60,000/-
Mauritius Professsional Football League​
Sportsman of the Year 2014 (Handisports)
 
Cedric  Ravet
 
Physically Handicapped Persons Sports Federation
Rs 25,000/-
Ministry of Youth & Sports / Mauritius Sports Council
Sportswoman of the Year 2014 (Handisports)
 
Miss Sheena Bhikhea 
Aurally Handicapped Persons Sports Federation
Rs 25,000/-
Ministry of Youth & Sports / Mauritius Sports Council
 
Trophies were offered to all winners by the Mauritius Sports Council.
 
A gift comprising of a mobile phone was also offered to both Handisports Athletes by Mauritius Telecom / Orange.

Gift Voucher
 
Mr. Dominique Filleul of City Sport presented a gift voucher of Rs 1,500 to Hon. Yogida Sawmynaden, Minister of Youth & Sports which will be remitted to all nominees of the National Sports Award 2014.
 
Special Prize
 
Similar to the National Sports Award 2013, the Mauritius Sports Council has decided to award a Special Prize to the Best Photograph which was published in the press for the year 2014.
 
Mr. Rashid MUKOON from 24 Hr Info is the winner and he has been offered a Trophy and a cheque of
 Rs 15,000/- remitted by Hon. Yogida Sawmynaden, Minister of Youth & Sports.
 
‘Ancienne Gloire’
 
The athletes / gold medalist of different sports discipline who represented the Indian Ocean Island Games (I.O.I.G) of 1985 and 2003 were invited on stage accompanied by 12 youngsters of the Ecole de Foot.
 
Interludes
 
 During the Gala night, the guests were entertained by various artists namely:
 
·         Jane Constance
·         Baraka Cirk
·         Vahini Dance Group
·         Lespri Ravann
·         Ming Tek Centre
·         Panchamukam with Yorshini & Jason
 
 
The hostesses were dressed by City sport.
 
Artistic Director: Mr. Percy Yip Tong