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SWAG decorates former blazing soccer star Nii Odartey Lamptey


Previous Ghanaian global Nii Odartey has acquired a meritorious award from the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG).

Nii Odartey Lamptey, who received the SWAG Footballer of the calendar year in the 1990/1991 year, was a delight to watch and led Ghana to gain its initial at any time World Cup at a tender age of 15 several years enjoying for the Black Starlets. The previous Aston Villa striker was honoured for his outstanding functionality for the duration of his enjoying times and at the moment as a social influencer.

The President of SWAG Mr. Kwabena Yeboah in a quotation browse for Odartey Lamptey said: “You dazzled the Premiership playing for Aston Villa following your exploits with Anderlecht. You are on document to be a single of the handful of Ghanaians to element for all the National Groups. Your existence immediately after football is an inspiration to the current generation as the Proprietor for Glow Lamp Soccer Academy, Glow Lamp Farms and Glow Lamp School. 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 job, in which he became a superstar as a teenager 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 university.

Nii Odartey was elated by the honour by the Sporting 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 running award scheme in Ghana rewards top executing Athletics males and Females around the calendar year, and recognises the initiatives of folks associated in Sporting activities enhancement.

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