Thomas Partey was crowned the SWAG footballer of the year for the second successive time after warding off competition from Kassim Nuhu, Joseph Aidoo and Felix Annan.
Black Queens striker Mukarama Abdulai who won the Golden boots award at the 2018 FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup was also crowned the female footballer of the year.
The winners of the other categories includes Richard Oblitey Commey who won the Professional Boxer of the year. Alberta Ampomah was named the female arm wrestler of the year with Haruna Tahiru grabbing the award in the Male category.
The female Table Tennis player of the year went to Celia Baah Danso. Derek Abrefa continued his dominance in the male division by winning the ultimate once again.
Ghanaian sprint Queen Janet Amponsah was named the Athlete of the year. Jessie Lartey scooped the amateur boxer of the year award.
Para Cyclist Frederick Assor won the Para Athlete of the year.
Ghana’s Rugby team (the Eagles) were adjudged the National team of the year with Kojo Barnni clinching the professional golfer of the year.
Young Athlete Hor Halutie who exceeded expected at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast was named the Prospect of the year. Emmanuel Ankomah capped his scintillating display in the National Hockey League with the Male Hockey player of the year award. Mavis Boatemaa Berko was honoured in the female division.
The Rugby player of the year award in the men’s category went to Eagles captain Michael Arko Bahun Wilson. Rafatu Inusah grabbed the female category.
Various individuals and Associations were recognized with some special awards.
Legendary Joe Lartey Snr, a veteran Sports commentator and a the first SWAG President was honoured with a special award.
Binatone, Kofikrom Pharmacy, Casely Hayford Hall, Ghana Revenue Authority, T.I Ahmadiyaa Senior High School and Greater Accra Handball Association all received special awards for their contribution to sports in the country.
Albert K. Frimpong, Daniel Nii Mensah, Akwasi Frimpong, Coach Ansem Asseyeh Kwablah and Jonathan Euro were all honoured for their individual contributions to Sports.
FULL LIST OF AWARD WINNERS BELOW
FEMALE HOCKEY PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Mavis Boatemaa Berko
MALE HOCKEY PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Emmanuel Ankomah
FEMALE RUGBY PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Rafatu Inusah
MALE RUGBY PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Michael Arko Bahun Wilson
PROSPECT OF THE YEAR – Hor Halutie
PROFESSIONAL GOLFER OF THE YEAR – Kojo Barnni
NATIONAL TEAM OF THE YEAR – The Eagles (Rugby)
PARA ATHLETE OF THE YEAR – Frederick Assor
AMATEUR BOXER OF THE YEARS – Jessie Lartey
ATHELETE OF THE YEAR – Janet Amponsah
MALE TABLE TENNIS PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Derek Abrefa
FEMALE TENNIS PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Celia Baah Danso
MALE ARMWRESTLING PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Haruna Tahiru
FEMALE ARMWRESTLING PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Alberta Ampomah
FEMALE FOOTBALLER OF THE YEAR – Mukarama Abduai
PROFESSIONAL BOXER OF THE YEAR – Richard Oblitey Commey
MALE FOOTBALLER OF THE YEAR – Thomas Partey
Joe Lartey Snr.
Albert K. Frimpong
Daniel Nii Mensah
Coach Ansem Asseyeh Kwablah
Greater Accra Handball Association
T.I Ahmadiyaa Senior High School
Ghana Revenue Authority
Casely Hayford Hall (CASFORD)
By Frank Darkwah