Global FM/Volta 1 TV’s Christian Chibueze has been adjudged the Exceptional Male Sports Journalist at the 3rd Annual Ghana Sports Excellence Awards held at the British Council in Accra Friday, 4th January 2019.
Chibueze, who, hither to this feat, was nominated in the 2nd edition of the Ghana Sports Excellence Awards in 2015, lost to Nathan Quao of Citi Sports. He was adjudged the overall best after being shortlisted for the year ending 2018.
Christian Chibueze, popularly known in media circlesas Mourinho/Eze1, joined Ho-based Global FM in 2016 from Kekeli Radio (Ho) after having stints with KUUL FM (Ho), Victory FM (Aflao) and ABACC FM (Aflao) all in the Volta Region. He anchors the station’s daily sports shows such as ‘EPL Moment’(English Premier League live coverage) and ‘Let’s Talk Sports.’
He is also the host of ‘Sports Round UP’ and ‘Whistle’on Volta’s premiere TV station “Volta 1 TV” on Mondays and Thursdays respectively.
The annual Ghana Sports Excellence Awards which has been absent for two (2) years was brought back with a big bang by organizers, Hallmark Plus Multimedia. According to the CEO of Hallmark Plus Multimedia, Mr Franklin Boateng, a major pitfall inhibiting the smooth organization of the event is lack of finance. He called on cooperate bodies to support the initiative of rewardingoutstanding sports personalities in the country.
He also assures the award will continue this year as they look forward to awarding sports personalities for the year 2019.
List of 3rd Annual Ghana Sports Excellence AwardsWinners
Starr FM’s Betty Yawson (Exceptional Female Sports Journalist (Radio)
Global FM’s Christian Chibueze (Exceptional Male Radio Show Host)
TV3 Network’s Peter Quao Adattor (Exceptional TV Cameraman)
Dr. Lord Commey was awarded for Community Sports Development
Jese Lartey, (bronze medalist at the Commonwealth Games 2018.
Christabel Nettey (Exceptional Diasporan Sports Athlete) Commonwealth Games 2018 gold medallist
Former Editor of Graphic Sports, Felix Abayateye(Contribution to Sports Journalism (Global).