Para-athlete Raphael Botsyo Nkegbe has emerged the 2020 Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) Personality of the Year.
An event held at the Alisa Hotel on Saturday, October 10 saw a tall list of winners including Crystal Palace forward Jordan Ayew, Felix Annan, Richard Commey, and Rose Amoanimaa Yeboah among others.
Raphael became the first Ghanaian Para-Athlete to qualify for the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo in 2019.
He won the T54 World Wheelchair 100m race with a new personal best of 14.22s at the Desert Challenge Games in Arizona, USA, to earn the Tokyo slot.
A dedicated athlete, in 2018, he led a revolt at the Commonwealth Games in Australia after management had not fully paid the 72 Ghanaian athletes their $2,300 allowances of $100 per diem for 23 days.