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48th Nguvu SWAG Awards: who takes it all?

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… HE Mahamudu Bawumia To Be Special Guest of Honour

H. E Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia will be the Special Guest of Honour at the 48th Nguvu SWAG Awards night at the Accra International Conference Center on Friday January 12, 2024 at 6pm. It is Strictly By Invitation.

Musician Kofi Kinaata from Takoradi and Song -A-Thon Record Breaker Afua Asantewaa Aduonum will be performing on the stage at the event where over 40 sports personalities and organisations will be honoured for their hard work in the past sports season.

West Ham star Mohammed Kudus and 200 meters Record Breaker, James Dadzie have been nominated for Sports Personality of the year 2023.

The Footballer of the year (Foreign) nominees are Osman Bukari, Ernest Nuamah, Joseph Paintsil and Mohammed Kudus while the local best footballer competition is between Ernest Sowah, Vincent Atinga and Abednego Tetteh.

Evelyn Dzato of Accra Girls SHS will receive the Discovery of the year 2023 award while Mr. Mawuko Afadzinu takes the Sports Administrator of the year award.

This year, SWAG will honor five members for long and dedicated service. The four males and one female have really paid their dues in the sports media industry.

Sponsors of the 48th Nguvu SWAG Awards are Nguvu Mining, SES HD+, Verna Water, Ghana Civil Aviation Authority, Stanbic Bank, GOIL Plc, Malta Guinness, National Lottery Authority, Esthacie Agency and Event Factory.

Below are the full list of nominees for the 48th SWAG Awards;

SWAG SPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

Kudus Mohammed – Football

James Dadzie – Athletics

FOOTBALL OF THE YEAR – FOREIGN

Kudus Mohammed

Ernest Nuamah

Joseph Painstil

Osman Bukari

FOOTBALLER OF THE YEAR – HOME BASED

Jonathan Sowah

Vicent Atinga

Abednego Tetteh

FEMALE FOOTBALLER OF THE YEAR – FOREIGN

Anastashia Achiaa

Princella Adubea

Blessing Shine Agbomadzi

Maafia Nyame

FEMALE FOOTBALLER OF THE YEAR – HOME BASED

Mary Amponsah

Comfort Yeboah

Stella Nyamekye

COACH OF THE YEAR

Karim Zito – Dreams FC

Augustine Evans Adotey – Medeama SC

Nana Joe Adarkwa – Ampen Darkoa

Stephen Richard Obeng – Black Challenge

ATHLETE OF THE YEAR – MALE

William Amponsah

James Dadzie

ATHLETE OF THE YEAR – FEMALE

Rose Yeboah Amoanimaa

NATIONAL TEAM OF THE YEAR

Black Challenge – Amputee Football

Black Sticks Men – Hockey

CLUB OF THE YEAR

Medeama SC – Football

Ampen Darkoa – Football

Dreams FC – Football

PARA-ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

Haruna Tahiru

TABLE TENNIS PLAYER OF THE YEAR (FEMALE)

Joanita Borteye – Table Tennis

SWIMMER OF THE YEAR

Zaira Forson

HOCKEY PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Charles Abbiw

TENNIS PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Abraham Asaba

TOP 5 FEDERATIONS (In no order)

Ghana Cycling Federation

Ghana Cricket Association

Ghana Table Tennis Federation

Ghana Football Association

Ghana Tennis Federation

Ghana Boxing Authority

Ghana Athletics

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

K. Hlodzie – Handball

Capt (Rtd) Andy Sam – Football

MERITORIOUS AWARDS

Moses Armah – Medeama SC

Herbert Mensah – Ghana Rugby Football Union

Samson Deen – National Paralympic Committee

Nana Opoku Fosu Gyeabour II – Ampen Darkoa Ladies

Emmanuel Frimpong

Osei Boakye-Yiadom – Royal Ladies

Reverend Emmanuel Djanie Niiquaye

ADMINISTRATOR OF THE YEAR

Mawuko Afadzinu – Ghana Table Tennis Association

DISCOVERY OF THE YEAR

Evelyn Dzato

DEDICATION AND VALOR

Cudjoe Fianoo – Ghalca

Agatha Hagan – Hockey

Joseph Addo – Football

SPECIAL AWARDS

Royal Ladies – Hockey

Baseball Youth Team

Fencing Cadet Junior Team

CORPORATE AWARDS

SES HD Plus Ghana Limited

Adamus/Nguvu Holdings

Malta Guiness

Long Service Award

Rosalind Koramah Amoh

Maurice Quansah

George Kuntu Blankson

Barima Boadaa Otuo Acheampong

Sammy Heywood Okine

SWAG Top Journalist Award

SWAG President Award

The SWAG Awards, an occasion and event to celebrate sports excellence, is the longest running award scheme in Ghana that rewards top performing Sports Men and Women consistently since 1975 and recognizes the efforts of persons involved in Sports development.

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