Samuel Takyi wins ultimate, Kudus, Issahaku and Barnieh win big: Full list of 46th SWAG Award winners

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The 46th edition of the SWAG awards took place yesterday, December 17, 2021 at the Accra International Conference Center.

The awards recognises, rewards and honors outstanding achievements of (deserving) Ghanaian sportsmen, sportswomen, teams and officials in various disciplines.

Olympic medalist Samuel Takyi was the biggest winner on the night. The young boxer won the Amateur boxer of the year and the Sports personality of the year.

Hearts of Oak’s Daniel Afriyie Barnieh was named home based player of the year, beating Karela’s Diawisie Taylor and Asante Kotoko skipper Ismail Abdul Ganiyu to the scoop the top award.

The youngster in the course of the year helped Hearts of Oak win the Ghana Premier League title and MTN FA Cup. He as well captained the Black Satellites to win African Youth Championship, scoring twice in the final against Uganda.

Ajax youngster, Mohammed Kudus was named foreign footballer of the year. Dreams FC youngster Abdul Fatawu Issahaku took home the Discovery of the year award.

Hasaacas Ladies after winning 5 trophies in the calendar year won the team of the year, with their skipper Janet Egyir winning the Female player of the year and Head Coach Yusif Basigi the Coach of year.

Other awards saw Benjamin Azamati win the Male Athlete of the year. Saddick Adams was named Sports Journalist of the year. Alfred Lamptey was named Professional boxer of the year and so on.

BELOW IS THE FULL LIST OF AWARD WINNERS

MERITORIOUS AWARDS
Welbeck Ablah Appiah
Nana Bayin Eyison
Togbe Afede XIV
Black Satellite
4×100 men’s relay team
George Lomotey

SWAG PRESIDENT AWARD
Ken Bediako

CORPORATE AWARDS
Startimes
Betway Ghana

BADMINTON PLAYER OF THE YEAR (MALE)
Kelvin Alphous

BADMINTON PLAYER OF THE YEAR (FEMALE)
Prospera Nantuo

CHESS PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Philip Selikem Yao Amoako

SWIMMING ATHLETE OF THE YEAR
Unilez Takyi

TABLE TENNIS PLAYER OF THE YEAR (MALE)
Emmanuel Commey

TABLE TENNIS PLAYER OF THE YEAR (FEMALE)
Cynthia Kwabi

TENNIS PLAYER OF THE YEAR (MALE)
Samuel Agbesi Antwi

TENNIS PLAYER OF THE YEAR (FEMALE)
Naa Shika McKorley

AMATEUR BOXER OF THE YEAR
Samuel Takyi

PROFESSIONAL BOXER OF THE YEAR
Alfred Lamptey

DISCOVERY OF THE YEAR
Abdul Fatawu Issahaku – Steadfast/Dreams FC

HOME BASED FOOTBALLER OF THE YEAR
Daniel Afriyie Barnieh – Accra Hearts of Oak

FOREIGN FOOTBALLER OF THE YEAR
Mohammed Kudus -AFC Ajax

FEMALE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Janet Egyiri -Hasaacas Ladies

TEAM OF THE YEAR
Hasaacas Ladies

CLUB COACH OF THE YEAR
Yusif Basigi -Hasaacas Ladies

NATIONAL TEAM COACH OF THE YEAR
Ofori Asare – Amateur Boxing

MALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR
Benjamin Azamati

FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR
Deborah Acquah

ADMINISTRATOR OF THE YEAR
George Okoe Lamptey -Ghana Boxing Federation

SPORTS JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR
Saddick Adams – Angel FM (Accra)

SPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
Samuel Takyi

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