The Sports Writers Association of Ghana have awarded Taekwondo duo Henrietta Armah(Female) and Benson Addo (Male) Taekwondo Athlete of the year 2019 respectively.
Henrietta Armah, a level 400 University of Professional Studies Accra (UPSA) student offering Bsc Accounting was given the accolade for her outstanding performance in the year under review.
The Black Belt athlete won gold and silver at 2019 Korea Ambassadors Cup, Taekwondo World Championship in Muju Korea and Nigeria Open respectively. Henrietta Armah followed these performances by reaching the quarterfinals at the African Games in Rabat.
Male counterpart, Benson Addo, a graduate of Accra Technical University who has a degree in Building technology reached round of 32 in both the Nigerian Open and African Games.
The 45th MTN SWAG awards will be held at the SWISS Spirit Alisa Hotel on October 10, 2020, with strict compliance to the COVID-19 protocols.
The SWAG Awards, the longest-running award scheme in Ghana rewards top-performing Sports men and Women over the year and recognises the efforts of persons involved in Sports development.