08.05.2005 Sports News

Gaisah receives sports personality award

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Kumasi, May 8, GNA-The Sports Writers' Association of Ghana (SWAG) on Saturday honoured Ignatius Gaisah as the sports personality for the year 2004 in Kumasi for his splendid performance in sporting arenas locally and internationally.

He was also designated athlete of the year and for his awards, he had trophies and certificates.

Margaret Simpson was honoured as the female athlete with the award of best football club going to Accra Hearts of Oak. Male footballer of the year went to Stephen Appiah while Memunatu Sulemana won the female footballer award.

Osmanu Yahaya received the professional boxer award with the chairman of the year award going to Mr Victory Ahiakpor of Heart of Lions Football Club.

The table tennis award went to Nana Yaw Boateng while Henry Adjei-Darko took the tennis star award. Mr Atta Eddie Pappoe and Nicholas Djomoah jointly received the referee award while Vivian Mills received the discovery of the year award.

Millicent Boadi had the most promising star award, dedication and valour honours went to Yaw Serbeh while the award for female hockey star went to Olivia Lartey with Ebenezer Frimpong receiving the male hockey star award.

Other personalities who received special awards were Geroge Dasoberi, Alhaji Karim Grusah, Madam Habiba Atta, Peter Annan, Black Wonders and Ghana's CAN 2008 Bid Committee. All the others also had trophies and certificates as their awards. 08 May 05

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