Creative photojournalist Samuel Boakye-Buckman, popularly known by his craft-name Dada Oliseh, has been voted Best Photographer of the Season at the 2021 Universal Premier League Awards.
The enterprising photographer, whose content is consumed widely across various media spectrum in the West African nation, beat off competition from 7 rivals including Ekow Dominic, Raymond Ackumey, Kofi Sika and other four practitioners to claim the coveted prize.
With dignitaries including key members of the Hearts of Oak squad present at the Accra City Hall where the event took place, Oliseh received his award from the decorated and legendary Ghana goalkeeper Sammy Adjei.
New Hearts of Oak midfielder Gladson Awako was voted the Best Player of the Season while Great Olympics coach Annor Walker was voted the Best Coach of the Season.
Daniel Afriyie Barnieh, who is on international assignment with Ghana’s Black Stars in South Africa, was voted the Discovery of the season.
Meanwhile Congolese international Raddy Ovouka scooped two awards on the nights after he was named the Best Foreign Player of the Season after beating off competition from Brazilian Fabio Gama. The 21-year-old was also voted the Best Lateral Defender of the Season.
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