The Sports Writers’ Association of Ghana (SWAG) has announced the 2022 sports top performers for honors at the 47th SWAG Awards in Accra.

SWAG General Secretary Charles OseiAsibey, in a statement, said, “the shortlisted nominees went through a sturdy ritual of careful but rigorous process in the determination of top performers for honors”.

About 40 sportsmen and women together with Sports Administrators and institutions in 29 categories will be rewarded for excellence in the 2022 year under review.

SWAG will also announce and decorate the winners of the Sports Journalist of the Year and SWAG President’s Awards respectively on the night.

The 47th MTN SWAG Awards will be held at the Accra International Conference Center on January 28 in New Year.

Full List Below :

The personality of the Year

  • Joseph Paul Amoah – Athletics
  • Mohammed Kudus – Football
  • Abraham Mensah – Amateur Boxing

Armwrestler of the Year

  • Grace Mintah – Female

Athlete of the Year, Female

  • Abigail Kwarteng, Triple Jumper
  • Deborah Acquah, Long Jumper
  • Rose YeboahAmoanimaah, High Jumper

Athlete of the Year, Male

  • Joseph Paul Amoah – 200Mts
  • Benjamin KwakuAzamati – 100Mts

Badminton Player of the Year

  • Alphous Kelvin

Boxer of the Year, Amateur

  • Abraham Mensah
  • Joseph Commey

Chess Player of the Year

  • KwabenaAduPoku

Club of the Year

  • AmpemDarkoa Ladies FC

Coach of the Year

  • OforiAsare – Amateur Boxing
  • HusseiniAkueteh Addy – Armwrestling
  • Prosper Nartey Ogun – Asante Kotoko
  • Nana Darkwa, AmpemDarkoa

Cricketer of the Year

  • Samson AwiahAweh

Cyclist of the Year

  • Anthony BoafoBoakyeDankwa

Discovery of the Year

  • Joseph Commey
  • Raphael NiiAnkrah

Dedication and Valour

  1. Lepowura Mohammed NurudeenJawula

Footballer of the Year (Male)

  • Andre DedeAyew
  • Mohammed Kudus
  • Thomas Partey

Footballer of the Year (Female)

  • Blessing Shine Agomashie (ASFAR, Morocco)
  • Ophelia SerwaaAmponsah (AmpemDarkoa)
  • Doris Boaduwaa (Hasaacas Ladies, Ghana)

Footballer of the Player (Home Based)

  • Daniel AfriyieBarnieh – Hearts of Oak
  • Yaw Annor – Ashantigold
  • Ibrahim Danlad – Asante Kotoko

Hockey Player of the Year (Female)

  • AdizatuSulemana (GRA Ladies)

Lifetime Achievement Award

  • AwuleyQuaye
  • NiiDodooAnkrah

Para-Athlete of the Year

  • Patricia Nyamekye

Professional Golfer of the Year

  • KojoBarnii (Damang Golf Club)

Table Tennis Most Exciting Player

  • Israel Akili

Tennis Player of the Year

  • Samuel OseiAgbesiAntwi

Volleyball Player of the Year

  • RashakaKatadat (Ghana Army)

SWAG TOP 5 Federations

  • Ghana Athletics
  • Ghana Armwrestling
  • Amateur Boxing
  • Pro Boxing
  • Ghana Football Association
  • Ghana Cycling
  • Ghana Tennis

Swimmer of the Year

  • AbeikuGyekye Jackson

Special and Meritorious Awards

  • Kingsley OwusuAchiaw, Bechem United
  • ReksBrobbey (Ghana’s Fatest Human)
  • Christine Ashley, Chess
  • Ashford Tettey Oku, Football Administrator
  • Danny List, Professional Golfer
  • Tom Vernon, Right to Dream
  • RustumGameliSenorgbe

Corporate Awards

  • Max TV
  • SES HD+
  • OneonOne Foundation
  • Captain One Golf Society
  • Tennis Foundation

SWAG President’s Award

To be determined

SWAG Journalist of the Year

To be determined

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