The 44th edition of the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) awards ceremony was held on Saturday, May 11, 2019, at the Accra International Conference Center (AICC) with several sports personalities taking home honours.
Black Stars and Atletico Madrid midfielder emerged as the highlight of the night winning the topmost award. He beat Black Stars great Tony Baffoe and Former WBO Bantamweight Champion Isaac Dogbe to win the Sports Personality of the year award.
The footballer was additionally adjudged the men’s footballer of the year following his impressive stint with both club and country throughout the year 2018.
In the other categories, u-17 golden shoe winner Mukarama Abdulai won the women’s footballer of the year award with Richard Commey winner the boxer of the year award.
Below is the full list of winners on the night:
Sports Personality of the Year – Thomas Partey
Footballer of the Year (Male) – Thomas Partey
Footballer of the Year (Female) – Mukarama Abdulai
Professional Boxer of the Year – Richard Commey
Arm wrestler of the Year (Female) – Alberta Ampomah
Arm wrestler of the Year (Male) – Haruna Tahiru
Table Tennis Player of the Year (Male) – Derrick Abrefa
Table Tennis Player of the Year (Female) – Celia Baah Danso
Athlete of the Year – Janet Amponsah
Amateur Boxer of the Year – Jessy Lartey
Para Athlete of the Year – Frederick Assor
Coach of the Year – Boakye Danquah
Professional Golfer of the Year – Kojo Barnni
National Team of the Year – The Eagles (Rugby)
Prospect Of The Year – Hor Halutie
Hockey Player of Year (Female) – Mavis Boatemaa Berko
Hockey Player of the Year (Male) – Emmanuel Ankomah
Rugby Player of the Year (Female) – Rafatu Inusah
Presidential Award – Joe Lartey Snr.Follow @nydjlive