Asamoah Gyan Nominated For Top Two Ghana Awards


    Two members of the Black Stars are in the running for the Personality of the Year 2010 award, the highest honour by the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG).
    Ghana’s Asamoah Gyan and Richard Kingson face competition from national bantamweight boxing champion, Joseph Agbeko for the award to be decided later in May. The public will contribute to deciding the overall winner via a mobile text poll.
    Just like recent times, football again dominates the 2010 nominations.
    Both Gyan and Kingson are again nominated for the Footballer of the Year prize with Andre Ayew as the third nominee.
    Ex-Ghana coach Milovan Rajevac and coach of the local Black Stars side Herbert Addo have been put up for the Coach of the Year award.
    President of the Ghana Football Association Kwesi Nyantakyi would be honoured with the Chairman of the Year prize.
    A successful run of results in 2010 has seen the Black Stars selected for the Team of the Year while ex-Ghana captain Stephen Appiah would be presented with the Dedication and Valour award.
    Kevin-Prince Boateng and headline sponsor of the Black Stars, Gold Fields Ghana would be presented with Special Awards.
    The sports media group today announced the nominees for the various sporting disciplines in the country during the year under review.
    According to SWAG, the performance of the sportsmen both at the national and international levels served the criteria for settling on the nominees.
    Personality of the Year – Asamoah Gyan, Richard Kingson, Joseph Agbeko
    Footballer of the Year – Andre Ayew, Asamoah Gyan, Richard Kingson.
    Coach of the Year – Milovan Rajevac, Herbert Addo
    Chairman of the Year – Kwesi Nyantakyi
    Team of the Year – Black Stars
    Dedication and Valour – Stephen Appiah
    Special Awards – Kevin Prince Boateng, Gold Fields Ghana Limited