Ghana Football Awards: Thomas Partey named Footballer of the Year

Ghana Football Awards: Thomas Partey named Footballer of the Year

- Thomas Partey has been named as the Player of the Year at the Ghana Football Awards

- The 26-year-old helped Atletico Madrid to finish second in last season's Spanish Laliga

- He was part of Ghana's team that failed to win the 2019 AFCON trophy

Black Stars and Atletico Madrid midfielder, Thomas Partey, was adjudged the 2019 Footballer of the Year at the Ghana Football Awards event ceremony.

The awards which came off on Sunday, July 21, 2019 saw Partey reigning supreme over the other nominees.

In a report sighted by YEN.com.gh on Citisportsonline.com, the 26-year-old midfielder helped Atletico Madrid finished second in last season’s Spanish League and was a key part of Ghana’s qualification to the 2019 AFCON tournament in Egypt.

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At the awards ceremony, Mukarama Abdullai was named Female Footballer of the year after her outstanding performance for the Black Maidens in the 2018 FIFA Under 17 tournament in Uruguay.

C.K. Akonnor was named Coach of the Year while Felix Annan was adjudged the Goalkeeper of the Year.

Annan’s Kotoko team mate, Abdul Fatawu Safiu, was named Best Home-based Player of the Year.

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As a ode to the Black Stars on the 50th anniversary of their existence, Dogo Moro and Wilberfoce Mfum, were given the Living Legend Awards as the only two surviving members of the team from 1959.

Below is the full list of winners:

Coach Of the Year

Charles Akunnor- Asante Kotoko

Women’s Footballer of the Year

Mukarama Abdulai – Black Maidens

Team Of The Year

Asante Kotoko

Goalkeeper of the Year

Felix Annan – Asante Kotoko

Home-based Player Of The Year

Fatawu Shafiu

Best Foreign Player

Thomas Partey

Goal of the Year

By Joseph Esso – Heart of Oak

The Living Legend Awards

Dogo Moro and Wiberforce Mfum

Rising Star Award

Abdulai Mukarama

Thumbs Up Award

Professional Footballers Association of Ghana

Overall Footballer of the Year

Thomas Partey

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Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported how Partey brought a lady into the Black Stars' hotel during the just ended AFCON.

Per reports, the said lady in question is Partey's girlfriend identified as Gifty.

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Source: Yen.com.gh

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