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19.06.2012 Sports News

Old and new set for national honours

By Ghana FA
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Honours will be bestowed on retired and active Ghanaian players on Friday when the maiden National Players Awards comes off in Accra.

According to the organizers, the annual initiative seeks to recognize and honor the contribution of individuals who donned the national jersey with distinction towards the development of Ghana football.

And on Friday at the Banquet Hall, a seven-member panel headed by former GFA chairman Ben Kuofie will announce the winners of the various categories at the awards gala.

Goalkeeper Richard Kingson, who has been nominated for two categories goes head-to-head with Andre Ayew and Asamoah Gyan for the Most Outstanding Player category in the Black Stars.

Kingson has also been nominated for the Most Dedicated Player Award in the Black Stars by dint of his active participation in the last two World Cups and the 2008 and 2010 African Nations Cup tournaments.

NOMINATIONS FOR MAIDEN NATIONAL PLAYERS AWARDS

SPECIAL AWARDS
Akweiteh Armah
Frankline Crenstil
Emmanuel Quarshie
E.E De Graft
James Adjei
Abekah Ankrah
ACTIVE PLAYERS
BLACK STARLETS
Most Valuable/Outstanding Player: Isaac Afoakwah, Jacob Apau

Most Dedicated: Abdul Baba Rahman, Nana Boateng
Top Scorer: Nasiru Mohammed
BLACK SATELLITES
Most Valuable/ Outstanding Player: Richmond Boakye-Yiadom, Afriyie Acquah, Karim Alhassan

Most Dedicated: Sumaila Rashid, Frank Acheampong, Afriyie Acquah

Top scorer: Richmond Boakye-Yiadom
BLACK METEORS
Most Valuable/ Outstanding Player: Daniel Agyei, Richard Impong, Rashid Sumaila

Most Dedicated: Mahatma Otoo, Rashid Sumaila, Daniel Agyei

Top scorer: Mahatma Otoo
CHAN TEAM
Most Valuable/ Outstanding Player: Godfred Saka, Yaw Acheampong, Alfred Nelson

Most Dedicated: Edmund Owusu-Ansah, Abdul Basit, Stephen Adams

Top scorer: Bismark Idan
BLACK STARS
Most Valuable/ Outstanding Player: Richard Kingson, Asamoah Gyan, Andre DedeAyew

Most Dedicated: Stephen Appiah, Anthony Annan, Richard Kingson

Top scorer: Asamoah Gyan
BLACK MAIDENS
Most Valuable/ Outstanding Player: Beatrice Sesu, Linda Addai, Sherifatu Sumaila

Most Dedicated: Cynthia Boakye-Yiadom, Grace Adams, Felicia Djabah

Top scorer: Rita Okyere
BLACK PRINCESSES
Most Valuable/ Outstanding Player: Mercy Myles, Cynthia Adobea, Janet Egyir

Most Dedicated: Portia Boakye, Edem Atovor, Elizabeth Addo, Rosemary Ampem

Top scorer: Elizabeth Cudjoe
BLACK QUEENS
Most Valuable/ Outstanding Player: Agnes Aduako, Portia Boakye, Safia Abdul-Rahman

Most Dedicated: Aminatu Ibrahim, Florence Okoe, Leticia Zipki

Top scorer: Agnes Aduako (5 goals)

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