The Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) has released the list of outstanding sports men and women for the 43rd SWAG Awards Night.

Daniel Nii Adjei – (TP Mazembe, DRC), Thomas Teye Partey- (Atletico Madrid, Spain), Christian Atsu – (Newcastle, England) and Richard Boakye-Yiadom (Red Star Belgrade, Serbia) have been nominated for the Footballer of the Year award.

Thomas Abbey (Hearts of Oak), Amos Frimpong (Kotoko) and Stephen Sarfo (B. Chelsea) will also vie for the Footballer of the Year Award designed for players in the Ghana Premier League and FA Cup and other local events competitions.

SWAG is expected to officially launch the event at a ceremony where they will announce details of the awards night, which will also coincide with activities of their 50th Anniversary Celebration.

Below is the full list of football personalities who have been nominated for various awards:

1. Footballer of the Year:
Daniel Nii Adjei – (TP Mazembe, DRC
Thomas Teye Partey- (Atletico Madrid, Spain)
Christian Atsu – (Newcastle, England)
Richard Boakye-Yiadom (Red Star Belgrade, Serbia)

2. Footballer of the Year (LOCAL)
Thomas Abbey (Hearts of Oak)
Amos Frimpong (Kotoko)
Stephen Sarfo (B. Chelsea)

3. Female Footballer of the Year
Priscilla Adubea (Ampem Darkoa Ladies)
Priscilla Okyere (Ampem Darkoa Ladies)
Ruth Appiah (LadyStrikers)4. National Team of the Year
Local Black Stars
Black Sticks (female Hockey Team)
Golden Arms (Armwrestling)

5. Coach of the Year
Carl Lokko (Coach of Richard Commey
Yussif Abubakar (Aduana)
Carl Pierce (Weightlifting)

6. Most Promising Star of the Year
Richmond Osafo (Weightlifting)
David Abagna (Wa All Stars)

7.Female Club of the Year
Ampem Darkoah Ladies

8. Male Club of the Year
Aduana Stars (GPL)
GRA Male Hockey team

9. Discovery of the Year
David Akwei (Weightlifting)
Isaac Nii Amugi (Armwrestling)
Suzzy Dede Teye (Lady Strikers and Black Maidens)

10. Special Awards
Dr. Kojo Benjamin Taylor (Sanford)
Alex Asante (GFA)
Dr. K D Asante
Dr. Paa Kwesi Ndoum
Dr. Martin Engmann