Telecommunications giants, MTN Ghana, has supported the 46th Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) Awards Night with an amount of Ghs 50,000.
The announcement was made at a brief ceremony at MTN House at Ridge, Accra on Wednesday morning.
The 2021 SWAG Awards Night is slated for 17th December, 2021 at the Accra International Conference Center.
Twenty Five (25) deserving sports personalities will be awarded in 32 categories.
The Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) has named the top performers for honors at the 46th SWAG Awards in Accra.
The General Assembly after critiquing the work done by the Awards Nominations Committee, endorsed and approved the final list of top performers for the 2020/21 calendar year which ended in September.
The list also includes the SWAG Top 5 where Federations that had little or no support but was active in the year under review will be ranked through voting.
Shortlist of nominees below :
Sports Personality of the Year
4X100m Relay Team – Athletics
Samuel Takyi – Amateur Boxing
Daniel Afriyie Barnieh – Football, Hearts
Footballer of the Year (Foreign)
Daniel Amartey [Leicester City]
Mohammed Kudus [Ajax]
Jonathan Mensah [Columbus Crew]
Footballer of the Year (Home Based)
Diawusie Taylor (Karela United)
Daniel Afriyie Barnieh (Hearts of Oak)
Ishmeal Ganiu (Asante Kotoko)
Female Footballer of the Year – Female
Constance Agyemang – Berry Ladies
Janet Agyiri – Hasaacas
Jafar Rahama – Northern Ladies/Hasaacas
Coach of the Year
Abdul Karim Zito (U20)
Christian Nsiah – Athletics
Samuel Boadu – Hearts
Coach Ofori Asare – Amateur Boxing
Yussif Basigi – Hasaacas Ladies
Athlete of the Year (Male)
Joseph Paul Amoah
Athlete of the Year (Female)
Boxer of the Year (Professional)
John Abaja Laryea
Boxer of the Year (Amateur)
Samuel Takyi – Featherweight
SWAG Top 5 (Discipline Rank) Shortlist
Discovery of the Year
Constance Serwaa Agyemang [Football/Berry Ladies]
Fatawu Issahaku [Football/Steadfast]
Unilez Takyi – Swimming
Administrator of Year
Evelyn Nsiah-Asare (Hasaacas Ladies)
George Okoe Lamptey (Ghana Boxing Federation)
Gifty Oware-Aboagye (Berry Ladies
SWAG President Award???
Life Time Achievement
Togbe Afede XIV
Nana Bayin Eyison
Dedication and Valour
Coach Ofori Asare (Amateur Boxing)
Lawyer Ntow Fianko
Chess Player of the Year
Philip Selikem Yao Amoako
Badminton Player of the Year
Kelvin Alphous – Male
Prospera Nantuo – Female
Tennis Player of the Year
Male Samuel Agbesi Antwi – Male
Naa Shika Mackorley – Female
Swimming Athlete of the Year