The Ghana Football Awards, on Sunday, June 25, 2023 held the 5th edition of it’s annual awards ceremony in Accra to award outstanding sports personalities.
The big winners Ajax star Mohammed Kudus and Sampson Eduku of Tamale City, who won the Footballer of the Year and the home-based men’s footballer of the year respectively.
Kudus beat off competition from KRC Genk winger Joseph Paintsil and RC Lens star Abdul Samed Salis to win the coveted award.
Nigeria international Victor Osimhen bagged the best African International prize following his outstanding performance for Napoli in the just-ended season.
Medeama emerged as the Male Team of the year following the success in the 2022/23 Ghana Premier League campaign. Coach Evans Adotey scooped the Men’s Coach of the Year prize.
Morocco-based Blessing Shine Agbomadzi picked the Women’s Footballer of the Year awards whiles Mary Amponsah of Ampem Darkoa Ladies clinched the Home-based Women’s Footballer of the Year.
Below is the full lists of Sports personalities honoured:
Men’s Coach of the Year
Evans Adotey (Medeama SC)
Club CEO of the Year
Moses Armah (Medeama SC)
Living Legend Awards Sir Sam Jonah
Alberta Sackey (Ex-Black Queens Captain)
Women’s Coach of the Year
Joe Nana Adarkwa (Ampem Darkoa Ladies)
Male Team of the Year
Female Team of the Year
Ampem Darkoa Ladies
Special Fan(s) of the Year
Die Hard Supporters Union
Goalkeeper of the Year
Felix Kyei (Medeama SC)
Goal Queen of WPL
Princess Owusu (Fabulous Ladies)
Goal King of GPL
Abednego Tetteh (Bibiani Goldstars)
Best Goal of the Year
Eric Serge Zeze (Asante Kotoko)
Most Vibrant Club on Social Media
Thumbs up Award
Robert Tetteh Coleman (Wembley Sports Complex)
Odartey Lamptey Future Star Award
Ernest Appiah Nuamah (FC Nordsjaelland)
Home-based Women’s Footballer of the Year
Mary Amponsah (Ampem Darkoa Ladies)
Home-based Men’s Footballer of the Year
Sampson Eduku (Tamale City)
Best African International
Victor Oshimen (SSC Napoli/Nigeria)
Women’s Footballer of the Year
Blessing Shine Agbomadzi (ASFAR, Morocco)
Footballer of the Year
Kudus Mohammed (Ajax)
Frederick Marfo is a sportswriter and social worker well known for his advocacy for equal chances and rights for all athletes, especially those with disabilities.