Other Sports of Tuesday, 5 June 2012
Ghana Oil Company Limited (GOIL) on Tuesday donated GH¢5,000 to the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) towards the hosting of the 37th Awards Night scheduled for Saturday June 9, at the Banquet Hall, State House, Accra.
This is to help the Association organize a successful event to celebrate and honour sports personalities.
The company joins the tall list of institutions providing cash and other support to SWAG towards the impending Awards Gala.
Over 25 sports men and women drawn from several sporting disciplines will on the Night receive trophies, medals and certificates among others for their efforts in the year 2011.
The topmost award, ‘Sports Personality of the Year’ has Andre Dede Ayew, Ajara Mohammed and Harrison Afful as competitors, with Andre Ayew, Emmanuel Agyeman Badu and Harrison Afful also vying for the 'Footballer of the Year Award'.
The Awards Gala Night will be graced by Mr. Gianni Merlo, President of the Association of International Press for Sports (AIPS), Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr. Clement Kofi Humado and other high profile sports personalities and dignitaries, both locally and abroad.**