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09.02.2015 Cup of Nations

Ghana players sweep AFCON 2015 awards despite title defeat

By ghanasoccernet.com
Ghana players sweep AFCON 2015 awards despite title defeat
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Ghana players swept the post-tournament awards for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations Ghana despite not winning the title through the gamble of penalty kicks indicating that the Black Stars were truly outstanding and dominant in the competition in Equatorial Guinea.

The Ghanaians won four of the five awards for the tournament in display with Christian Atsu adjudged the best player of the competition as he won the MVP of the Orange Africa Cup of Nations Equatorial Guinea 2015.

It was double delight for Atsu, as his goal against Guinea at the semis was named the Nissan Goal of the Tournament.

He featured in all six games for the Black Stars also won the Nissan Goal of the Tournament after a stunning strike against Guinea in the quarter-final.

Also, Andre Ayew went away with the Pepsi Highest Scorer, for the player to have scored the most goals at the tournament.

Ayew scored thrice and provided the highest number of assists.

Ghana rookie forward Kwesi Appiah was also named Samsung Fair Player of the tournament.

DR Congo won the Fair Play prize.
Awards
Orange Man of the Competition  Christian Atsu (Ghana)

Nissan Goal of the Competition  Christian Atsu (against Guinea)

Pepsi Highest Scorer  Andre Ayew (Ghana)
Samsung Fair Player of the Competition: Kwesi Appiah (Ghana)

Fair Play Team of the tournament  DR Congo

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