Dada Oliseh To Pick Another Award At 2022 WISA Achievers Awards


Versatile Ghanaian sports photo journalist Dada Oliseh will be honoured with an award at this year’s Women In Sports Association (WISA) Achievers Awards on Saturday 24th September at the Accra sports stadium.

Oliseh, who is arguably one of the best sports photographers in the country with over 18 years experience under his belt is a household name when it comes to sports photography in Ghana.

Last year he was nominated in three awards and he won two (Best Photographer Of the 2021-22 Ghana Premier League season) at the Universal Premier League Awards and (International Sports Photographer Of The Year 2021) at the IPA Awards.

Dada Oliseh whose original name is Samuel A. Boakye-Buckman is currently in the United Kingdom on holidays after extensively covering the 2022 Commonwealth Games held in Birmingham in July and August 2022.

The award will be picked up by his mother, Madam Mary Pearl Boakye on his behalf.

31 other athletes and sports men and women will be awarded at the 2022 edition.

Madam Gloria Commodore, President of WISA is the brainchild of the awards.

About Samuel A. Boakye-Buckman

Samuel A. Boakye-Buckman (popularly known as Dada Oliseh) is a self-motivated young journalist with a passion for telling stories better with pictures. He is the founder, owner, editor, and bankroller of www.ghanasoccernews.org. He has a vast experience in the reporting of football-related activities in Ghana and beyond. A former employee of Hearts News (official mouthpiece of Accra Hearts of Oak), 90 minutes sports paper, National Sports Authority, Footballcrusader.com, sportscrusader.com, and ghanafootballnews.com, Samuel is one of the few energetic and self-motivated young journalist in Ghana with a large following on social media, especially Facebook (https://web.facebook.com/boakye.buckman.9). He is well known for his frequent updates from all over the country with pictures to match. He is also a correspondent for a few international websites, including CAF. In recent times, he has introduced, as part of his many talents, the live streaming of matches and football-related activities. He is also the originator and photographer of Dada Oliseh Photos. He lives in Accra Ghana.

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