Creative photojournalist Samuel Boakye-Buckman, popularly known by his craft name Dada Oliseh, was named Best Photographer of the Season at the 2021 Universal Premier League Awards.
The enterprising photographer, whose content is consumed in various media areas in the West African nation, strike back Contested by 7 rivals including Ekow Dominic, Raymond Ackumey, Kofi Sika and other four practitioners to win the coveted prize.
With dignitaries including key members of the Hearts of Oak team in attendance at the Accra City Hall where the event was held, Oliseh received his award from the decorated and legendary Ghanaian goalkeeper Sammy Adjei.
New Hearts of Oak midfielder Gladson Awako was named Best Player of the Season, while Great Olympics Coach Annor Walker was named Best Manager of the Season.
Daniel Afriyie Barnieh, who is on assignment abroad with Ghana’s Black Stars in South Africa, was chosen to discover the season.
Meanwhile, Congolese international Raddy Ovouka won two awards the nights after he was named the season’s best foreign player against competition from Brazilian Fabio Gama. The 21-year-old was also voted the season’s best side-back.
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