46th SWAG Awards Full Winners - Benjamin Azamati and Deborah Acquah named athletes of the year.

Deborah Acquah Named SWAG Athlete of the Year

Ghana’s Long Jump record holder has been named Female Athlete of the Year by the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG). Deborah Acquah Named SWAG Athlete of the Year.

Deborah was outstanding in athletics during the 2021 season, despite the fact that the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) was on the rise. She’s had a fantastic season, one that will go down in history as one of the most memorable in terms of breaking and setting new records.

Deborah Acquah and Olympian Emmanuel Yeboah Shine At Wooo Pig Classic

She fought valiantly to break Ruky Abdulai’s 14-year-old national record set in 2017. She also set numerous records and won numerous titles at West Texas A&M University.

Deborah Acquah Graduates From Texas A&M University With A Degree In University Studies ā€“ Leadership

On Friday, December 17, 2021, the 46th SWAG Awards were held in the Accra International Conference Centre.

Many sports fans have been praising her on social media for the present and endlessly successful season in Athletics.


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Sekyere Richard has had a 10-year involvement in the sport of athletics. He holds a Diploma in Physical Fitness. Sekyere has experienced the sport as a middle/distance athlete, coach, and now journalist and blogger. Sekyere has published several articles on athletics from Ghanaian Athletics to World Athletics. He currently owns and manages the content and marketing development of Athletics Hour. "I am passionate about sports, love writing and interviewing, traveling, and meeting new athletes and coaches. I like to expose the hidden talents in the youth and I am always in search of talents across Ghana". I have volunteered in one of the biggest ultra-marathons in the world "The Elton Ultra Marathon in Russia. Covered many races in Ghana including ECOWAS CAA Region II Championship and multiple roads and track races in Ghana. In 2021, he launched the "Better Ghana Athletics Agenda", which will help support organisers, athletes and coaches in all directions.

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