For Those That Rise: EMY Africa launches Game Changers issue of magazine

For Those That Rise: EMY Africa launches Game Changers issue of magazine

EMY Africa Magazine, the premier quarterly magazine that addresses the people, places, ideas and issues that shape men’s personal expressions, and experiences, has launched its May 2021 issue.

At a star-studded and well-attended event, the organizers of the prestigious EMY Africa Awards, celebrated a number of sports icons in the country whole have at one point raised the flag of Ghana high.

For Those That Rise: EMY Africa launches Game Changers edition of magazine
For Those That Rise: EMY Africa launches Game Changers edition of magazine
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In the edition dubbed the "Game Changers" Issue, the magazine celebrated sports icons including the legendary Ghanaian boxing champion Azumah Nelson and former Blacks Stars captain, Stephen Appiah.

The event which was held on Friday, May 21, 2021, at the Siver Star Towers in Accra, saw attendance from the likes of CEO of Special Ice, Dr. Ernest Ofori Sarpong and the country managers of Mercedes Benz.

Speaking at the launch of the magazine, the Executive Director of EMY Africa and the magazine's Editor-In-Chief, Chris Soboh, indicated that the Game Changers issue was the first of many to follow which would seek to highlight the efforts of daring Ghanaians who have made history and current pacesetters.

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Apart from Azumah Nelson and Stephen Appiah, the issue also highlighted the likes of renowned Ghanaian female sports journalist, Juliet Bawuah, 8-year-old African Chess champion, Dave "Chief" Quansah Acheampong and 7-year-old boxing prodigy Prince Larbie.

Also featured in the magazine was Nii Quaye Brown, Ghana’s only visually-impaired Judoka, and African record holder and 6th fastest T54 wheelchair sprinter in the world, Botsyo Nkegbe, Yaw Sakyi, Vida Anim and Damilola Roberts.

However, sports living legends Stephen "Tonardo" Appiah and Azumah "Professor Zoom-Zoom" Nelson made the cover of the magazine.

The day of the magazine launch also saw luxury car makers Mercedes Benz, unveiling their plush and all-new S-Class 2021 model.

Many media men including Zionfelix, Ameyaw Debrah, Nkonkonsa, Sammy K, GH Kwaku, Myjoyonline, YEN.com.gh, and UTV were present to cover the prestigious event.

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