Kumasi Asante Kotoko dominate at the 2022 Ghana Football Awards

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The fourth edition of the Ghana Football Awards Scheme came off at the Grand Arena, Accra International Conference Center (AICC) on Saturday, 2nd July 2022.

The award scheme organized by sports journalists is aimed to recognize the role played by sports personalities in a calendar year.

On the night, reigning Ghanaian champions, Kumasi Asante Kotoko were dominant winners as they grabbed five awards to their name.

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Head coach, Prosper Nartey, was crowned Men’s coach of the year, whiles club CEO, Nana Yaw Amponsah was also named CEO of the year.

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Also, they were named as the Male team of the year whiles the clubs vibrant supporting group, Porcupine Tertiary was adjudged the best Supporters Group of the year.

Notwithstanding, the club’s official twitter page was also named as the most vibrant page in Ghana football.

The event also saw France-based defender Alexander Djiku winning the best Foreign-based Footballer of the Year and Footballer of the Year awards.

The Strasbourg centre-back competed with Arsenal’s Thomas Partey, Daniel Amartey of Leicester City, Mohammed Salisu of Southampton, and goalkeeper, Jojo Wollacott to win the accolade.

Teenage sensation, Felix Afena Gyan also won the Odartey Lamptey Future Star award for his performance for both AS Roma and the Black Stars.

Youngster Mizak Asante of Golden Kicks won the goal of the year award following his classic solo goal against Mobile Phone People in the final of the Division Two league.

Below is the Full-list of winners

Men’s Coach of the Year — Prosper Narteh Ogum (Asante Kotoko)

Women’s Coach of the Year — Joe Nana Adarkwa (Ampem Darkoa Ladies)

Female Team of the Year — Ampem Darkoa Ladies

Male team of the Year — Asante Kotoko

Living Legend Award — Abedi Ayew Pele

Special Fan(s) Award — Porcupine Tertiary (Asante Kotoko)

Thumbs up Award — Richard Duah Nsemkyire (Samartex FC)

Thumbs up Award — Tom Vernon (Right to Dream Academy)

Best African International — Sadió Mane (Senegal/Bayern Munich)

CEO of the Year — Nana Yaw Amponsah (Asante Kotoko)

Goalkeeper of the Year — Iddrisu Abdulai (Bechem United)

Most Vibrant Club on Social media — Asante Kotoko

Goal of the Year — Mizak Asante (Golden Kicks FC)

Home-based Footballer of the Year — Yaw Annor (AshantiGold SC)

Ghana Premier League GoalKing — Yaw Annor

Women’s Footballers of the Year — Grace Asantewaa (Real Betis)

Odartey Lamptey Future Star Award — Felix Afena-Gyan (AS Roma)

Foreign-based Footballer of the Year — Alexander Djiku (Strasbourg FC)

Footballer of the Year — Alexander Djiku (Strasbourg FC).


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