WBO Super Bantamweight champion Isaac Dogboe has bagged another title into his growing cabinet as he was named Sports Personality of the Year 2017 by the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) on Friday night.
The nation’s youngest ever world boxing champion was also crowned the Professional Boxer of the Year at the 43rd awards held at the Accra International Conference Center.
In the year under review, Dogboe successfully defended his WBO International Super Bantamweight title against Javier Nicolas Chacon, among other feats.
The awards night also saw the crowning of Atletico Madrid’s Thomas Teye Partey as the Professional Footballer of the Year, beating competition from Daniel Nii Adjei, formerly of TP Mazembe, Christian Atsu of Newcastle and Richard Boakye Yiadom, formerly of Red Star Belgrade.
Below are some award winners:
Thomas Abbey – Local Footballer of the Year Award
Priscilla Adubea – Female Footballer of the Year
David Abagna – Most Promising Footballer of the Year
Alhassan Okine – Kick boxer of the Year
Anthony Boakye – Cyclist of the Year
Richard Amanor – Volleyball Player of the Year
Emmanuel Yaw Donkor – Male Badminton Player of the Year
Grace Atipaka – Female Badminton Player of the Year
Vincent Torgah – Golfer of the Year
Christian Amoah – Weightlifter of the Year
Isaac Nii Amugi – Male Discovery of the Year
Suzzy Dede Teye – Female Discovery of the Year
Yussif Abubakar – Coach of the Year
Herbert Mensah – Association President of the Year