The 45th Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) Awards took place yesterday, October 10, 2020 at the Swiss Spirit Alisa hotel.
The awards recognises, rewards and honours outstanding achievements of (deserving) Ghanaian sportsmen, sportswomen, teams and officials in various disciplines.
Crystal Palace forward Jordan Ayew was named foreign footballer of the year. Asante Kotoko skipper, Felix Annan also scooped the local footballer of the year award. Para Athlete, Raphael Botsyo Nkegbe was named Sports Personality of the Year.
Below is the full list of winners:
Hockey Player of the Year – Ernest Opoku
Female Hockey Player of the Years – Elizabeth Opoku
Athlete of the year (Male) – Joseph Paul Amoah
Athlete of the Year (Female) – Rose Amoanimaa Yeboah
Coach of the Year (weightlifting) – Nii Otoo Larkyne
Professional Boxer of the Year – Richard Commey
Prospect of the Year – Rose Amoanimaa Yeboah
Footballer of the Year 2019 (Female) – Elizabeth Addo
Foreign Footballer of the Year – Jordan Ayew
Footballer of the Year (Local) – Felix Annan
Sports Personality of the Year – Para Athlete, Raphael Botsyo Nkegbe
Amateur Boxer of the Year – Shakur Samed
Weightlifters of the Year – Christian Amoah and Winifred Ntumi win
Taekwondo Athletes of the Year – Henrietta Armah and Benson Arthur
SWAG Top Three Federations For The Year – Ghana Athletics, Armwrestling federation, Weightlifting federation