MTN Ghana in partnership with the Sports Writers Association of Ghana [SWAG] have officially launched the 46th edition of the SWAG Awards.
The 2021 SWAG Awards is set to be held on the 17th of December 2021 at the Accra International Conference Center. MTN Ghana also used the occasion to announce a sponsorship package of fifty thousand Ghana Cedis [GHc 50,000] some souvenirs and airtime towards the SWAG Awards.
The 46th MTN SWAG Awards was officially unveiled at a press conference held at MTN House in Accra on Wednesday, November 10.
Speaking at the launch, the Chief Corporate Services Officer of MTN Ghana, Samuel Koranteng, said, “the decision to support the SWAG awards stems out of the MTN’s strong commitment to the development of sports men and women as well as sports in general”.
“We are proud to be sponsoring a long-standing event that honours those who embody and have demonstrated extra-ordinary strength and resilience in their sporting endeavours”,he added.
The President of SWAG, Mr. Kwabena Yeboah, expressed gratitude to MTN Ghana for their unflinching support for the past decade. He said, “The partnership has gone a long to strengthen the SWAG Awards and enhanced its sustainability”.
MTN Ghana remains committed to the development of sports in Ghana. The company has over the years committed resource towards sponsorship of different sporting disciplines. MTN’s support to sports development is not restricted only to sporting activities but also to sports journalists as well.
MTN Ghana has been a major sponsor of the annual SWAG Awards for over 10 years and the headline sponsor of the awards for 2021.
The SWAG Awards is the longest running awards ceremony in Ghana instituted to honour and decorate outstanding sports athletes and administrators who excel in the line of duty in the year under review.
The Awards was instituted in 1975 and has gone unbroken ever since.