Other Sports of Monday, 11 June 2012
The Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) has extended appreciation to institutions and individuals for their support in the successful organisation of its 37th Awards Night.
Over 20 sportsmen and women and administrators were honoured for their performances in 2011 at the 37th MTN-SWAG Awards Night held last Saturday at the Banquet Hall, State House, Accra.
“We are very grateful for your support in making the event a success. We look forward to extending our partnership for future events,” said Ackah Anthony, SWAG President.
It said the unprecedented number of sponsors for this year’s event is a demonstration of the confidence of corporate institutions, patrons and individuals in the Association.
The statement said the support received from individuals and organizations also brings to fore the nation's passion for the development of sports.
It noted that the Association will continue to recognize the efforts of sports men and women for their outstanding performance as part of its efforts to contribute to the development of sports in the country.
The SWAG Awards Night was sponsored by communication giants MTN, Goldfields Ghana Limited, Stanbic Bank, Ghana Oil Company Limited (GOIL) and Sidalco.
Other organizations that supported the event are DSTV, ATL, Voltic, TT Brothers, Accra Breweries Limited (ABL), Giligold Pharmaceuticals Limited dealers in GidiPower and Gidi Herbal, Royal Oasis Ghana Limited and Multi TV.
Gianni Merlo, President of the Association of International Press for Sports (AIPS) was the Special Guest of Honour at the SWAG Awards Night.**