The Mauritius Sports Council in collaboration with the Ministry of Youth & Sports organised the 30th Edition of the National Sports Award Gala Night 2015 on Saturday 30 January 2016 at the J & J Auditorium at Phoenix in the presence of:
 
• Hon. Pravind Kumar Jugnauth;
 
• Hon. Yogida Sawmynaden, Minister of Youth & Sports;
 
• Hon. Roland Alain Wong Yen Cheong, M.S.K, Minister of Civil Service Affairs;
 
• Hon. Purmanund Jugroo, Government Chief Whip;
 
• Hon. Jean Claude Guy Lepoigneur, MP;
 
• Hon. Jean-Nel Alain Aliphon, MP;
 
• Mr. Ismael Valimamode, Commissioner of Sports & Health in Rodrigues;
 
• Mr. V.K. Daby, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Youth & Sports;
 
• Mrs. Sarah Rawat Currimjee, Chairperson of the Mauritius Sports Council, Board 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 National Sports Federations, athletes, coaches and
 
• the Press
 
 
The representatives of the under mentioned companies who sponsored the National Sports Award 2015 were also present for the Gala Night.
 

Pick N Eat Ltd

Mr Junaid Muslun, Managing Director

Mauritius Telecom/Orange​

Mr Neeraj Mounien, Chief B2B Market

Vital

Mr Khursheed Beebeejaun, Commercial Manager

SBM Bank (Mauritius) Ltd

Mr Jairaj Sonoo, C.S.K, Chief Executive-Banking (Indian Ocean Islands)

Nestlé’s Products (Mauritius) Ltd

Mr Allan Brelu-Brelu, Cluster Manager – Indian Ocean Islands

City Sport Maurice Ltee

Mr Dominique Filleul, General Director

Mauvilac Industries Ltd

Mr Jean Yves Koenig, General Manager

MC Vision

Mrs Ghislaine Tchibozo, General Manager

Airports of Mauritius Co Ltd

Mr Rajeev Lollbeharee, Head of Security Services of AML

Panagora Marketing Co Ltd

Miss Anjina Saddul, Marketing Manager

Plyfoam

Mr Shuaib Sayed & Mr Adnaan Sayed

Mauritius Ports Authority

Mrs Aruna Bunwaree Ramsaha, Deputy Director General

 

 

The winners of the National Sports Award 2015 are as follows:

 WINNERS

NAME

SPORTS DISCIPLINE

CASH PRIZE

AWARD REMITTED BY

SPORTSMAN

DRACK Jonathan
(represented by
his parents)

Athletics

Rs 100,000/-

Pick N Eat Ltd

SPORTSWOMAN

FOO KUNE Kate

(represented by his parents)

Badminton

Rs 100,000/-

Mauritius Telecom / Orange

JUNIOR SPORTSMAN

LECLEZIO Lambert
(represented by
his parents)

Equestrian

Rs 60,000/-

Vital

JUNIOR SPORTSWOMAN

BOY Amelie

Tennis

Rs 60,000/-

SBM Bank (Mauritius) Ltd

MOST PROMISING SPORTSMAN

BONGOUT Alexandre

Badminton

Rs 50,000/-

Nestlé’s Products (Mauritius) Ltd

MOST PROMISING SPORTSWOMAN

IP HEN CHEUNG Tessa

Swimming

Rs 50,000/-

City Sport Maurice Ltee

COACH OF THE YEAR 2015 ‘SPORTS INDIVIDUELS’

BAZILE Judex

Boxing

Rs 50,000/-

Mauvilac Industries Ltd

COACH OF THE YEAR 2015 ‘SPORTS COLLECTIFS

MINIOPOO Melchior

Volleyball

Rs 50,000/-

MC Vision

TEAM OF THE YEAR 2015 ‘SPORTS INDIVIDUELS’

Mauritius Senior Badminton Team

Badminton

Rs 60,000/-

Airports of Mauritius Co Ltd

TEAM OF THE YEAR 2015 ‘SPORTS COLLECTIFS’

National Team Men(represented by Mr. Melchior Miniopoo)

Volleyball

Rs 60,000/-

Panagora Marketing Co Ltd

​Sportsman of the Year 2014 (Handisports) ​Vincent Duval ​Aurally  Rs 50,000/- ​Plyfoam
​Sportswoman of the Year 2014 (Handisports) ​Noemi Alphonse ​Physically ​Rs 50,000/- Mauritius Ports Authority

 

 

A gift comprising of a mobile phone was also offered to the Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year 2015 by Mauritius Telecom / Orange.
 
Trophies were offered to all winners by the Mauritius Sports Council.
 
 
Memorial Award 
 
In view to pay tribute to Late Ashley Chummun (Swimming Coach) and to Late Jean Hilary Yvan Pierrot (Gold Medalist in Weightlifting at the Indian Ocean Island Games 2015) for their commitment in the field of sports and outstanding performances, a memorial was remitted to their families by the Hon. Minister of Youth & Sports.
 
 
 
Gift Voucher
 
Mr. Dominique Filleul of City Sport presented a gift voucher of Rs 1,500 to Mrs. Sarah Rawat Currimjee, Chairperson of the Mauritius Sports Council, which will be remitted to all nominees of the National Sports Award 2015. 
 
 
Interludes
 
 During the Gala night, the guests were entertained by various artists namely:
• NINAD Dance Company
• Nicolas Ormazabal
• Ming Tek Centre
• Jane Constance
• Les Freres Joseph
• Mauravann
 
The hostesses were dressed by City sport.
 
Artistic Director: Mr. Percy Yip Tong