Black Stars midfielder, Thomas Teye part was awarded the Sports Personality of the year 2018 during the awards ceremony by the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG).
The awards ceremony was held on Saturday |May 11, 2019 at the Accra International Conference Centre. The Executive Board Chairman of Accra Hearts of Oak, TOGBE Afedzi who also doubles as the President of the national house of chiefs was the special guest of honour.
In attendance was the Minister of Youth and Sports, Honourable Isaac Kwame Asiamah and the United States of America’s Ambassador to Ghana.
Sports Men and Women in the various disciplines were awarded for their excellence in their respective fields of sports.
Sensational boxer, Richard COMMEY was voted for as the best male boxer.
Partey also was also voted as the footballer of the year after he won the UEFA Europa League with his club, Atletico Madrid.
Mukarama ABDULAI who also plays for the |Black Queens of Ghana was voted as the best female footballer.
Details of the Awards
Sports Personality of the Year – Thomas Partey
Footballer of the Year (Male) – Thomas Partey
Footballer of the Year (Female) – Mukarama Abdulai
Professional Boxer of the Year – Richard Commey
Arm wrestler of the Year (Female) – Alberta Ampomah
Arm wrestler of the Year (Male) – Haruna Tahiru
Table Tennis Player of the Year (Male) – Derrick Abrefa
Table Tennis Player of the Year (Female) – Celia Baah Danso
Athlete of the Year – Janet Amponsah
Amateur Boxer of the Year – Jessy Lartey
Para Athlete of the Year – Frederick Assor
Coach of the Year – Boakye Danquah
Professional Golfer of the Year – Kojo Barnni
National Team of the Year – The Eagles (Rugby)
Prospect Of The Year – Hor Halutie
Hockey Player of Year (Female) – Mavis Boatemaa Berko
Hockey Player of the Year (Male) – Emmanuel Ankomah
Rugby Player of the Year (Female) – Rafatu Inusah
Presidential Award – Joe Lartey Snr.