ANDRE FOR FOOTBALLER OF THE YEAR

By Amisty Nobo
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By Amisty Nobo

1/2/2012 9:43:09 PM -

Son of the soccer maestro and BBC African Footballer of the year for 2011, Andre Ayew has been nominated for the 2011 SWAG Footballer of the year .

The Marseille attacking midfielder will be competing with Emmanuel Agyemen Badu who plays for Udines and Harrison Afful who powered Esperance to winning the 2011 African Champions League for the enviable award.

The full nominees for the 2011 SWAG Awards are;

SPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
*Ajara Mohamed - Two gold medalists at 2011 All Arica Games
*Andre Ayew - Africa's third best player/Consistent performer in Europe
*Harrison Afful - Winner of CAF Champions League with Esperance

FOOTBALLER OF THE YEAR
*Andre Ayew - Africa's third best player/Consistent performer in Europe
*Emmanuel Agyemang Badu - Consistent performance for Black Star/in Europe
*Harrison Afful - Winner of CAF Champions League with Esperance

CLUB OF THE YEAR
Nania FC - Excellent performance in Knock- Out and Super Cup Competitions

NATIONAL TEAM OF THE YEAR
*Black Meteors – Gold medalists at the All Africa Games

ATHLETES OF THE YEAR
*Male: Patrick Obeng – Silver medalists at AAG
*Female: Ajara Mohamed –Two gold medalists at AAG

COACH OF THE YEAR
*James Akwasi Appiah – Coach of Black Meteors/Winners of gold medalist at the AAG

HOCKEY PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Male: Opoku Danso Aikings – Consistent performer for the national team

Female: Grace Mensah - “

PROFESSIONAL BOXER OF THE YEAR
*Braimah “Bukom Banku” Kamoko – Number two contender for WBO Light Heavy weight title, WBO- Africa Champion, World Professional Boxing Federation (WPBF) Champion.

BADMINTON
Solomon Nyarko/Daniel Sam - Bronze medalist at AAG

TAE-KWONDO
Fatau Hassan- Bronze medalist at AAG

ASSOCIATION CHAIRMAN OF THE YEAR
Francis Adjetey-Sowah -

PROMISING STAR OF THE YEAR:
Ophelia Swain – One of the nations youngest swimmers who participated at the AAG

DEDICATION AND VALOUR
Margaret Simpson – For consistency and dedication to the cause of the nation

SPECIAL AWARDS
Beach Volleyball Team – Bronze medalists at AAG
Aziz Zakari - Years of service to the nation
B.B. Bismark - A football administrator/A founding member of SWAG

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