ACCRA, October 13, 2020 – The 45th MTN SWAG Awards held on Saturday (October 10) at the Alisa Hotel in Accra was a showcase of beauty, simplicity and innovation.
The 1 hour television produced event was aptly simple as only 10 categories of the top sports performers of 2019 mounted the podium to receive their awards.
The other 17 were recognised and decorated with their awards at previous special events staged in the build up to Saturday’s occasion. They also received heavy media mileage.
Top guests at the event included Supreme Court Judge Justice Tanko Amadu who represented the Chief Justice, Sports Minister Isaac Kwame Asiamah, CEO of MTN Mr. Selorm Adadevor, CEO of Ghana Gas Dr. B J Asante, Chief Patron H. E Amarkai Armarteyfio, top officials from Exim Bank, Goil and Startimes TV.
List of Winners below:
Hockey Player of the Year (Male) – Ernest Opoku.
Female Hockey Player of the Year (Female) – Elizabeth Opoku.
Athlete of the Year (Male) – Joseph Paul Amoah.
Athlete of the Year (Female) – Rose Amoanimaa Yeboah.
Coach of the Year (Weightlifting) – Nii Otoo Larkyne.
Professional Boxer of the Year – Richard Commey.
Prospect of the Year – Rose Amoanimaa Yeboah.
Amateur Boxer of the Year – Shakur Samed.
Armwrestler of the Year (Male) – Derrick Kwakye.
Armwrestler of the Year (Female) – Grace Mintah.
Taekwondo Athletes of the Year – Henrietta Armah and Benson Adom Addo.
Footballer of the Year (Male) – Jordan Ayew.
Footballer of the Year (Female) – Elizabeth Addo.
Footballer of the Year (Local) – Felix Annan.
Sports Personality of the Year – Para Athlete, Raphael Botsyo Nkegbe.
Mr. Emmanuel Oteng Aboagye
Abdul Hayye Yartey
Mr. Richard Akpokavie
Mr. Nii Odartey Lamptey
Ghana Beach Volleyball
T. T Brothers
SWAG Top Three Federations of The Year – Ghana Athletics, Ghana Armwrestling, Ghana Weightlifting.
The 45th MTN SWAG Awards produced by Perception Management International was live on Startimes TV, Adepa TV, Max TV, Kessben TV and others.
SWAG Awards, the longest running award scheme in Ghana rewards top performing Sports men and Women over the year, and recognises the efforts of persons involved in Sports development.