Previous Ghanaian worldwide Nii Odartey has received a meritorious award from the Sports activities Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG).
Nii Odartey Lamptey, who won the SWAG Footballer of the year in the 1990/1991 period, was a delight to check out and led Ghana to gain its 1st ever Globe Cup at a tender age of 15 yrs actively playing for the Black Starlets. The former Aston Villa striker was honoured for his outstanding effectiveness in the course of his enjoying times and now as a social influencer.
The President of SWAG Mr. Kwabena Yeboah in a quotation study for Odartey Lamptey mentioned: “You dazzled the Premiership enjoying for Aston Villa immediately after your exploits with Anderlecht. You are on record to be a person of the several Ghanaians to function for all the Countrywide Groups. Your lifetime following football is an inspiration to the present technology as the Proprietor for Glow Lamp Soccer Academy, Glow Lamp Farms and Glow Lamp University. SWAG proudly bestows on you the Meritorious Award for your sterling contribution to Sports activities in Ghana”.
Nii Odartey Lamptey is recognized foremost for his erratic profession, in which he grew to become a superstar as a teen and was hailed as the new ‘Pelé’.
Lamptey retired from football in 2008. He now breeds cattle and sheep on a farm on the outskirts of Accra and manages an academy and the Glow Lamp school.
Nii Odartey was elated by the honour by the Sports activities Writers Affiliation of Ghana.
The 45th SWAG MTN Awards will be held at the Splash Alisa Lodge on Saturday October 10, with the Main Justice gracing the celebration.
SWAG Awards, the longest operating award plan in Ghana benefits leading undertaking Sporting activities guys and Gals above the yr, and recognises the endeavours of persons included in Sporting activities advancement.