Sports activities Information of Monday, 3 June 2019
Thomas Teye Partey, Felix Annan and Northern Ladies’ Mukarama Abdulai have been nominated for the Footballer of the Yr award at the next version of the F360 Ghana Soccer Awards.
Partey who claimed the inaugural Footballer of the 12 months gong at the inaugural F360 Ghana Football Awards on the back of a UEFA Europa League profitable marketing campaign with Atletico faces a sterner problem this time all-around primarily from the cost-free-scoring 16-yr-old Mukurama who received the golden shoe (with 7 targets) and bronze ball with the Black Maidens at the 2018 FIFA below 17 women’s Earth Cup in Uruguay previous 12 months.
AFCON-sure Annan, 24, is also a dim horse in that category, earning a contact-up to the countrywide workforce on the again of a 10-match run in the CAF Confederation Cup with Kotoko and a series of remarkable shows in the ongoing Normalisation Committee Distinctive Competition.
Annan and Mukarama were nominated for a total of a few awards. Annan is also up honours in the Home-dependent Footballer of the Calendar year category along with Kotoko teammate Fatawu Shafiu and Accra Hearts of Oak defender Mohammed Alhassan as effectively as the Goalkeeper of the Year in which he contends with Enugu Rangers shot-stopper Nana Bonsu and Maritzburg United and Black Stars goaltender Richard Ofori.
Mukurama will also vie for the Women’s Footballer of the Year title with Black Queens duo Grace Asantewaa and Janet Egyir as very well as the Mounting Star of the Calendar year prize with Maidens’ teammate Grace Animah and Karela United forward Diawisie Taylor.
Partey who finished 2nd in the Spanish La Liga with Atletico has a second nomination in the International-dependent Player of the Yr class the place he faces Black Stars teammates Joseph Aidoo (KRC Genk) and Kwadwo Asamoah who secured Champions League qualification with Inter Milan in the Italian Serie A.
Karela United coach Johnson Smith, Kotoko coach Charles Akonnor and Black Maidens boss Evans Augustine Adotey are the nominees for the Coach of the 12 months award while the Hearts, Kotoko and the Maidens contest the Crew of the Calendar year award.
Organisers said the nominees’ checklist was compiled by a 12-member board chaired by veteran journalist Karl Tufuoh with previous Black Stars ahead Augustine Arhinful as Vice Chairman. The remaining customers of the board are Rosalind Koramah Amoh of the Graphic Sporting activities, John Paintsil, Alex Kotey, Juliet Bawuah, Godfred Akoto Boafo, Henry Asante Twum, Gary Al-Smith, Saddick Adams, Felix Romark and Abukari Damba.
In an interview at the media start of the awards final Friday in Accra, the Undertaking Manager of F360, Fiifi Anaman disclosed that the winners will be declared July 21 at an award ceremony at the Accra Marriott Hotel.
He claimed a choose team of journalists, as perfectly as coaches, captains of Ghana Leading League golf equipment and all the national groups will make up 80 per cent of the benefits, with the remaining 20 for each cent likely to an on the net general public ballot.