We’ve always delivered classy event year after year, Kwabena Yeboah wax lyrical about the annual SWAG awards ceremony

 

By Frederick Marfo

The President of the Sports Writers Association of Ghana, Mr. Kwabena Yeboah has promised yet another sublimely scrumptious event on Saturday, May 11, 2019 where the 44th edition of the MTN/SWAG Awards will be held.

Speaking at the launch yesterday at the plush MTN House in Accra, Mr. Kwabena Yeboah assured the press that this year’s event is going to be the best in the history of the SWAG awards.

“It will once again be a glorious night of pride and history for our sport men and women who have excelled in 2018 as well as institutions that have contributed to the development and promotion of sports in the country.

“As has been the tradition we’ve always delivered classy event year after year.

“May 11 hopefully will not be different.

“We shall do our best to give our patrons, stakeholders and sponsors the best of the night and a memorable one”, he said Del Report

According to Mr. Kwabena Yeboah, honours will be conferred on thirty-four [34] sports personalities as well as eleven [11] organizations.
The SWAG President further commended MTN Ghana for their selfless act of choosing the Sports Writers Association of Ghana as its partner of choice over the years.

The nominees are as follows:

SPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

1. Isaac Dogboe [BOXING]

2. Thomas Partey [Football]

3. Anthony Baffour [FIFA/CAF Administrator]

NATIONAL TEAM OF THE YEAR

1. The Ghana Eagles [Rugby]

2. The Golden Arms [Armwrestling]

COACH OF THE YEAR

1. Ebenezer Frimpong [GRA]

2. Boakye Danquah [Female Coach of GRA Ladies]

3. Richmond Attipoe [Exchequers]

FEDERATION LEADER OF THE YEAR

1. Charles Osei Assibey [Armwrestling]

2. Evans Kojo Yeboah [Badminton]

FOOTBALLER OF THE YEAR – MALE

1. Thomas Partey [Atletico Madrid]

2. John Antwi [Misr Lel-Makkasa SC]

3. Felix Annan [Asante Kotoko]

4. Kassim Nuhu [TSG 1899 Hoffenheim]

5. Joseph Aidoo [K.R.C Genk]

FOOTBALLER OF THE YEAR – FEMALE

1. Mukarama Abdulliah [Northern Ladies & Black Maidens]

2. Faustina Ampah [Minsk, Belarus & Black Queens]

3. Grace Asantewaa [Ampem Darkowaa Ladies & Black Princesses]

PROFESSIONAL BOXER OF THE YEAR

1. Isaac Dogboe [Super Bantamweight]

2. Richard Commey [Lightweight]

AMATEUR BOXER OF THE YEAR

1. Jesse Lartey

ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

1. Janet Amponsah

TABLE TENNIS PLAYER OF THE YEAR

1. Derek Abrefa [Male]

2. Celia Baah Danso [Female]

ARMWRESTLING

1. Alberta Ampomah [Female]

2. Haruna Tahiru [Male]

RUGBY PLAYER OF THE YEAR

1. Michael Arko [Male]

2. Rafatu Inusah[Female]

HOCKEY PLAYER OF THE YEAR

1. Emmanuel Ankomah [Male]

2. Mavis Boatemaa Berko [Female]

PARA ATHLETES OF THE YEAR

1. Frederick Assor

2. Haruna Tahiru

PROFESSIONAL GOLFER OF THE YEAR

1. Kojo Barni

SPECIAL AWARDS

1. Binatone Ghana Limited

2. Albert K. Frimpong [SKATESOCCER]

3. Kofikrom Pharmacy

4. Akwesi Frimpong

5. Greater Accra Handball Association

6. Jonathan Euro [Kickboxing]

7. Ghana Revenue Authority [GRA]

8. Casely Hayford Hall [CASFORD]

PROSPECT OF THE YEAR

1. Hor Halutie

DEDICATION AND VALOR

1. Dennis Ababio [HOCKEY]

2. Samuel Akayede [Table Tennis]

PROMOTER OF THE YEAR

1. Cabic Boxing Promotions

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