The annual Sports Writers Association of Ghana Awards came off Friday night at the Accra International Conference Centre.
The night, to award the best in Ghana sports over the past calendar year, ended with WBO Super bantamweight champion Isaac Dogboe picking up the flagship Sports Personality of the Year award.
Dogboe made the entire nation and continent proud last weekend when he floored defending champion Isaac Magdanelo to pick up the world title strap and he’s already picking honours for it.
Other awardees on the night included Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Teye Partey winning Footballer of the Year Award, former Hearts of Oak captain Thomas Abbey winning local Footballer of the Year award and Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom being presented with a special award.
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Full award list below…
1. Haruna Tahiru – Para Athlete of the year. (Armwrestling)
2. Alhassan Okine – Kickboxer of the year.
3. Anthony Boafo Danquah Boakye – Cyclist of the year
4. Richard Amanor – Volleyball player of the year
5. Grace Atipaka – Female Badminton player of the year
6. Emmanuel Yaw Donkor – Male Badminton player
7. Vincent Torgah – Golfer of the year.
8. Salia Nsabila – Hockey player of the year
9. Christian Amoah – Weightlifter of the year
10 George Bankole (Handball) – Dedication & Valour
11. Ofori Asare (Boxing) – Dedication & Valour
12. Suzzy Dede Teye (ladystrikers/ black maidens) – Discovery of the year
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13. David Akwei (weightlifter) – Discovery of the year
14. Isaac Nii Amugi (Armwrestler) – Discovery of the year
15. Ampem Darkoa Ladies – Female team of the year
16. Dr. Kojo Benjamin Taylor – Special Awards
17. Alex Asante – Special Awards
18. Dr KD Asante – Special Awards
19. Dr Martin Engman – Special Awards
20. Dr Paa Kwesi Odoum – Special Awards
21. David Abanga – Most promising Star
22. Herbert Mensah (rugby) – Association President of the year
23. Yusif Abubakar – Coach of the Year
24. Thomas Abbey – Footballer of the Year (Local)
25. Thomas Partey – Footballer if the Year (Foreign)
26. Aduana Stars – Male Club of the Year
27. Isaac Dogboe – Sports Personality of the Year.
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