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43rd SWAG Awards: Isaac Dogboe is 2017 SWAG Sports Personality

The new WBC Super Bantamweight Champion, Isaac Dogboe, was named the 2017 SWAG Sports Personality at an event held in Accra on Friday.

The 43rd edition of the  SWAG Awards was held at the Accra International Conference Centre in Accra on Friday night.

Thomas Partey of the Black Stars and Atletico Madrid was named the Male Footballer of the year.
Former Hearts of Oak midfielder was named the Male Footballer of the Year (on the local scene) after helping Hearts of Oak finish in the Top 4 and being a key part of Ghana’s 2017 WAFU Zone B tournament team. 


Below is the full list of the winners.

Footballer of the Year:

Thomas Teye Partey- (Atletico Madrid, Spain)

Footballer of the Year (LOCAL) :

Thomas Abbey (Hearts of Oak)

Female Footballer of the Year :

Priscilla Adubea (Ampem Darkoa Ladies)
Professional Boxer of the Year: 

Isaac Dogbo

National Team of the Year :

Local Black Stars

Coach of the Year:

Yussif Abubakar (Aduana)

Association President of the Year :

Herbert Mensah (Rugby)

Most Promising Star of the Year:

David Abagna     (Wa All Stars)

Female Club of the Year :

Ampem Darkoah Ladies

Male Club of the Year:

Aduana Stars (GPL)

Dedication and Valour:
Ofori Asare

Weightlifter of the Year:

Christian Amoah

Discovery of the Year:

David Akwei (Weightlifting)

Isaac Nii Amugi (Armwrestling)

Suzzy Dede Teye (Lady Strikers and Black Maidens)

Hockey Player of the Year:

Salia Nsalbini

Golfer of the Year:

Vincent Torgah

Badminton Player of the Year:

Emmanuel Yaw Donkor – Male

Grace Atipaka – Female

Volleyball Player of The Year:

Richard Amanor

Special Awards

Dr. Kojo Benjamin Taylor (Sanford)

Alex Asante (GFA)

Dr. K D Asante

Dr. Paa Kwesi Ndoum

Dr. Martin Engmann

Para-Athlete of the Year

Charles Narh Teye

Haruna Tahiru (Armwreslting)

Cyclist of the Year :

Anthony Boafo Dankwa Boakye

Kickboxer of the Year

Alhassan Okine


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