SWAG announces nominees for its 48th edition of the prestigious Awards

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SWAG announces nominees for its 48th edition of the prestigious Awards

The 48th edition of the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) Awards has been scheduled to take place at the Accra International Conference Cente

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The 48th edition of the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) Awards has been scheduled to take place at the Accra International Conference Center on Friday, January 12, 2024, at 7 pm prompt.

Mohammed Kudus won SWAG Sports Personality of the Year last year and will have to beat competition from James Dadzie.

The nominees for the various categories were revealed by SWAG as they bid to award the deserving Ghanaians who throughout the year have performed well.

The Swag Awards have been organised since 1975

The nominees for the various categories in full

SWAG SPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

Kudus Mohammed – Football
James Dadzie – Athletics

FOOTBALL OF THE YEAR – FOREIGN

Kudus Mohammed
Ernest Nuamah
Joseph Painstil
Osman Bukari

FOOTBALLER OF THE YEAR – HOME BASED

Jonathan Sowah
Vincent Atinga
Abednego Tetteh

FEMALE FOOTBALLER OF THE YEAR – FOREIGN

Anastasia Achiaa

Princella Adubea

Blessing Shine Agbomadzi

Maafia Nyame

FEMALE FOOTBALLER OF THE YEAR – HOME-BASED

Mary Amponsah
Comfort Yeboah
Stella Nyamekye

COACH OF THE YEAR

Karim Zito – Dreams FC
Augustine Evans Adotey – Medeama SC
Nana Joe Adarkwa – Ampen Darkoa
Stephen Richard Obeng – Black Challenge

ATHLETE OF THE YEAR – MALE

William Amponsah
James Dadzie

ATHLETE OF THE YEAR – FEMALE
Rose Yeboah Amoanimaa

NATIONAL TEAM OF THE YEAR

Golden Arms – Armwrestling
Black Challenge – Amputee Football
Black Sticks Men – Hockey

CLUB OF THE YEAR

Medeama SC – Football
Ampen Darkoa – Football
Dreams FC – Football

ARMWRESTLER OF THE YEAR

Grace Mintah

PARA-ATHLETE OF THE YEAR
Haruna Tahiru

PLAYER OF THE YEAR – TABLE TENNIS (FEMALE)

Joanita Borteye – Table Tennis

 SWIMMER OF THE YEAR

Zaira Forson

PLAYER OF THE YEAR – HOCKEY

Charles Abbiw
Haruna Tahiru

PLAYER OF THE YEAR – TABLE TENNIS (FEMALE)

Joanita Borteye – Table Tennis

PLAYER OF THE YEAR (MALE)– TENNIS

Abraham Asaba

TOP 5 FEDERATIONS (In no order)

Ghana Cycling Federation
Ghana Cricket Association
Ghana Table Tennis Federation
Ghana Armwrestling Federation
Ghana Football Association
Ghana Tennis Federation
Ghana Boxing Authority
Ghana Athletics

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

K Hlodzie – Handball
Rtd Andy Sam – Football

MERITORIOUS AWARDS

•Moses Armah – Medeama SC
•Herbert Mensah – Ghana Rugby Football Union
•Samson Deen – National Paralympic Committee
•Nana Opoku Fosu Gyeabour II – Ampen Darkoa Ladies
•Emmanuel Frimpong
•Nii Otoo Larkyne – Golden Arms
•Osei Boakye-Yiadom – Royal Ladies
•Reverend Emmanuel Djanie Niiquaye

ADMINISTRATOR OF THE YEAR

Mawuko Afadzinu – Ghana Table Tennis Association

DISCOVERY OF THE YEAR

Evelyn Dzato

PROSPECT OF THE YEAR

Blessed Naa Abeka Nunoo – Armwrestling

DEDICATION AND VALOR

Cudjoe Fianoo – Ghalca

Agatha Hagan – Hockey

Joseph Addo – Football

SPECIAL AWARDS

Royal Ladies – Hockey
Baseball Youth Team
Fencing Cadet Junior Team

CORPORATE AWARDS

SES HD Plus Ghana Limited
Adamus/Nguvu Holdings
Malta Guinness

Long Service Award

Rosalind Koramah Amoh
Maurice Quansah
George Kuntu Blankson
Barima Boadaa Otuo Acheampong
Sammy Heywood Okine

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