First Ever Ghana Football Awards Held Amidst GFA ‘Number 12’ Turmoil — Asamoah Gyan, Thomas Partey Plus FULL List Of Winners

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The first ever edition of the Ghana Football Awards have been held despite the overarching turmoil encircling the whole of Ghana football.

There is no football association, all leagues have been suspended and Ghana risks sanctions from Fifa at this moment.

Despite that, the Marriott Hotel in Accra hosted the maiden edition of the Ghana Football Awards Sunday night.

Numerous top stars in Ghana football including several legendary figures from years past graced the awards.

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Black Stars midfielder Thomas Teye Partey was adjudged overall best player whilst skipper Asamoah Gyan won an award for his philanthropic works.

Check out full winners list below…

Ghana Footballer of the year :

Thomas Partey (Athletico Madrid)

Coach of the Year:

Yusif Abubakar (Aduana Stars)

Living Legends Awards:

Tony Baffoe

Home-based player of the year:

Thomas Abbey (Ex-Hearts Of Oak)

Team of the year:

Aduana Stars

Goalkeeper of the Year:

Joseph Addo (Aduana Stars)

Best Foreign Player of the Year:

 Thomas Partey (Athletico Madrid, Spain)

Thumbs-Up Award (In recognition of humanitarian services and giving back to the society.):

Asamoah Gyan

Women’s Player of the Year:

Priscilla Adubea (Black Princesses and Ampem Darkoa Ladies.)

Rising Star of the year:

 Majeed Ashimeru (FC Saint Gallen)

Best Goal of the year:

Joseph Mensah (AC Horsens)



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