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18.05.2007 Football News

Essien picks Chelsea award

By Ghana FA
Essien picks Chelsea award

Ghana midfielder, Michael Essien has been named Chelsea Player of the Year for 2007.

The award, presented by the club's life vice-president Lord Attenborough, was the climax of a ceremony in Battersea, London.

Essien beat fellow nominees Didier Drogba and Ricardo Carvalho to the award, voted for by the club's supporters.

Essien's 40-yard thunderbolt against Arsenal at Stamford Bridge also won him the supporters' choice for the Chelsea Goal of the season for 2007.

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