Dogboe named SWAG Sports Personality of the Year

SWAG Sports Personality of the Year Isaac Dogboe
SWAG Sports Personality of the Year

World WBO super bantamweight/junior featherweight champion Isaac Dogboe has been named SWAG Sports Personality of the Year at the 43rd Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) Awards event held on Friday, 4 May 2018.

Dogboe recently defeated Jesse Magdaleno to become Ghana’s youngest world champion.

He was also named Professional boxer of the year.

In other awards, Black Star player Thomas Partey was adjudged the best foreign-based player for his exploits with Atletico Madrid.

Thomas Abbey of Accra Hearts of Oak also won the best local-based player award.

The SWAG Awards is an annual award ceremony that recognizes people for their diverse roles towards the development of sports in the country.

Below is the full list of the SWAG Awards winners

1. Haruna Tahiru – Para-Athlete of the year. (Armwrestling)

2. Alhassan Okine – Kickboxer of the year.

3. Anthony Boafo Danquah Boakye – Cyclist of the year

4. Richard Amanor – Volleyball player of the year

5. Grace Atipaka – Female Badminton player of the year

6. Emmanuel Yaw Donkor – Male Badminton player

7. Vincent Torgah – Golfer of the year.

8. Salia Nsabila – Hockey player of the year

9. Christian Amoah – Weightlifter of the year

10 George Bankole (Handball) – Dedication & Valour

11. Ofori Asare (Boxing) – Dedication & Valour

12. Suzzy Dede Teye (Lady strikes/ black maidens) – Discovery of the year

13. David Akwei (weightlifter) – Discovery of the year

14. Isaac Nii Amugi (Armwrestler) – Discovery of the year

15. Ampem Darkoa Ladies – Female team of the year

16. Dr. Kojo Benjamin Taylor – Special Awards

17. Alex Asante – Special Awards

18. Dr KD Asante – Special Awards

19. Dr Martin Engman – Special Awards

20. Dr Paa Kwesi Ndoum – Special Awards

21. David Abanga – Most promising Star

22. Herbert Mensah (rugby) – Association President of the year

23. Yusif Abubakar – Coach of the Year


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