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Andre, Afful vie for Sports Personality prize

Two Ghana internationals are in the running for the prestigious 2011 Sports Personality of the Year award by the Sports Writers Association of Ghana.

Andre Ayew and Harrison Afful face competition from two-gold medal Paralympics athlete, Ajara Mohammed.

The SWAG awards gala seeks to reward sporting personalities for their remarkable contributions to Ghana sports for the year under review.

Both Andre and Afful are again in the running for another award with the Footballer of the Year prize up for grabs. The duo would compete with Ghana midfielder Emmanuel Agyeman-Badu.

Ghana’s Under-23 team, the Black Meteors, who won Gold at the 2011 All Africa Games have been named as Team of the Year.

Coach of the Black Meteors, Akwasi Appiah will be decorated with the Coach of the Year award.

MTN FA Cup and Super Cup winners, FC Nania have been named Club of the Year.

NOMINEES FOR 2011 SWAG AWARDS

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

COACH OF THE YEAR

James Akwasi Appiah – Coach of Black Meteors/Winners of gold medalist at the AAG

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