Samuel Takyi Honored at the 46th SWAG Awards.

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The 46th Sports Writers Award has been held, with Samuel Takyi Mensah, emerging as the Sports Personality of the Year.

The event was held at the International Conference Centre, on Friday December 2021.

The Sports Writers Award recognizes outstanding sportsmen and women in the country in the year under review.

The short but colorful event, brought together many sport personalities from different sporting disciplines.

The star-studded event was graced by H.E Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, the Youth and Sports Minister, Hon Mustapha Ussif, the Ga Mantse, Nii Tackie Teiko Tsuru II, and the Chief of Asogli Traditional Area and Hearts of Oak bankroller, Togbe Afede XIV

President of SWAG and a veteran Sports Journalist, Kwabena Yeboah, was also present with members of the SWAG team.

On the Night, Samuel Takyi, a Bronze Medal Winner at 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, took home the ultimate, emerging as the Sports Personality of the Year Award.

 Takyi also walked home with the coveted best Amateur Boxer Award.

Other honorees are herein listed below:

Samuel Takyi – Sports Personality of the Year

Samuel Takyi – Amateur Boxer of the Year

Daniel Afriyie Barnieh – Home-based Footballer of the year

Janet Egyir – Female Footballer of the Year.

Hasaacas Ladies – Team of the year

Fatawu Issahaku – Discovery of the Year

Alfred Lamptey – Professional Boxer of the year

Kelvin Alphous (Male) &Prospera Nantuo (Female) – Badminton Players of the Year

Philip Selikem Yao Amoako – Chess Player of the Year

Emmanuel Commey – Table Tennis player of the year

Naa Shika McCorley – Tennis player of the year (female)

Samuel Agbesi Antwi – Tennis player of the year (male)

United Takyi – Swimming Athlete of the Year

Mr. George Okoe Lamptey – Administrator of the year award.

Ofori Asare – National Team Coach of the Year

Yussif Basigi – Club Coach of the Year

Benjamin Azamati – Athlete of the year (Male)

Deborah Acquah – Athlete Of The Year (Female)

Saddick Adam – Sports Journalist of the Year

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