Athletics Information of Monday, 13 May 2019
Black Stars and Atletico Madrid midfielder, Thomas Teye Partey was named the 2018 Sports activities Temperament of the Year at the Sporting activities Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) Awards night on Saturday in Accra.
Partey saw off level of competition from dethroned globe boxing champion Isaac Dogboe and Confederation of African Football (CAF) Deputy Standard Secretary, Anthony Baffoe.
The 25-calendar year-previous is expected to participate in an integral aspect of Black Stars Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) marketing campaign in Egypt.
Partey also received the Male Footballer of the Calendar year award adhering to a problem from 4 some others, John Antwi, a loanee from Egyptian club Al Ahly Kotoko goalie Felix Annan, Kassim Nuhu of German club, Hoffenheim, and Joseph Aidoo of Genk in the Belgian Initial Division.
For her splendid show at the just lately held Below-17 Women’s Globe Cup in Uruguay, Black Maiden’s striker Mukarama Abdulai was awarded the Female Player of the Calendar year with level of competition from Black Queen’s Faustina
Ampah and Black Princesses’ Grace Asantewaa.
Worldwide Boxing Federation (IBF) Light-weight planet champion, Richard Oblitey Commey, dominated above Isaac Dogboe for the Specialist Boxer of the Year Award, when Janet Amponsah and Jesse Lartey scooped the Athlete of the Year award and Newbie Boxer of the Year, respectively.
Boakye Danquah of the Ghana Income Authority (GRA) who was in the exact classification with fellow hockey coaches Ebenezer Frimpong, emerged as the Mentor of the 12 months award.
The Ghana Rugby Men’s workforce, The Ghana Eagles, toppled the national Armwrestling team, The Golden Arms as the Nationwide Workforce of the Yr.
Countrywide ping pong prime seed Derek Abrefa and feminine ace player Celia Baah Danso ended up rewarded with the male and woman desk tennis gamers of the year award, respectively.
Alberta Ampomah and Haruna Tahiru took residence the Armwrestler of the Calendar year Award in equally the female and male classes respectively, whilst Michael Arko and Rafatu Inusah received awards for Male and Female Rugby gamers of the year.
Frederick Assor beat off levels of competition from Haruna Tahiru to sweep away the Para-athlete of the Yr award and golfer Kojo Barni went property as the Specialist Golfer of the year.
Youthful feminine athlete, Hor Halutie was awarded the Prospect of the 12 months, though ping-pong participant Samuel Akayade and hockey ace Dennis Ababio acquired awards for determination and valour.
Boxing marketing outfit, Cabic Promotions took the award for promoter of the yr. Other special awards had been offered to men and women, company entities and people on the evening.
They had been the Binatone Ghana Minimal, Bigger Accra Handball Affiliation and Kickboxer Jonathan Euro, Kofikrom Pharmacy, T.I Ahmadiya Senior Superior Faculty, and Ghana Revenue Authority.
The relaxation had been Joe Lartey (initially SWAG President), Casely Hayford Corridor, Akwasi Frimpong, Daniel Nii Mensah,Mentor Ansem Asseyeh Kwablah and Albert K Frimpong.
Dignitaries current at the ceremony ended up, TogTogbe Afede XIV – President of Countrywide Home of Chiefs, Isaac Asiamah- Minister of Sports activities, Mohammed Adjei Sowah – Accra Mayor, Stephanie S. Sullivan – American Ambassador to Ghana amid others leading sporting activities personalities.