Soccer News of Saturday, 23 June 2012
Asamoah Gyan completed a double swoop of awards at the maiden National Player Awards ceremony held at the State Banquet Hall on Friday.
The Ghana striker emerged the Top Scorer and the Most Valuable player in the Black Stars Division.
Gyan, 26, was rewarded for the vital role he played in Ghana’s campaign in the qualification series to the 2012 Nations Cup.
Ex Black Stars captain Stephen Appiah also picked up the Most Dedicated Player Award in the same division.
Striker Richmond Boakye-Yiadom also bagged a double in the Black Satellites’ Division.
He came away with the Top Scorer and Most Valuable Player Awards while Rashid Sumaila picked up the Most Dedicated Player Award in that Division.
The National Player Awards scheme has been instituted to acknowledge the immense contributions of individuals and groups in national service through playing for the various national teams.
Below is the full listy of the players:
Black Princess Division
Top Scorer – Elizabeth Kudjo
Most Outstanding Player – Mercy Myles
Most Dedicated Player – Portia Boakye
Black Starlets Division
Top Scorer – Nasiru Mohammed
Most Valuable Player – Isaac Afoakwa
Most Dedicated Player – Abdul Baba Rahman
Black Maidens Division
Top Scorer Award– Rita Otchere
Most Valuable Player – Beatrice Sasu
Most Dedicated – Cynthia Boakye-Yiadom
Black Satellites Division
Top Scorer – Richmond Boakye-Yiadom
Most Valuable Player – Richmond Boakye-Yiadom
Most Dedicated Player – Sumaila Rashid
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Black Meteors Division
Top Scorer Award – Mahatma Otoo
Most Valuable Player – Richard Mpong
Most Dedicated Player – Daniel Agyei
Black Queens Division
Top Scorer – Agnes Aduako
Most Valuable Player – Portia Boakye
Most Dedicated Player – Florence Okoe
Black Stars Division
Top Scorer – Asamoah Gyan
Most Valuable Player – Asamoah Gyan
Most Dedicated Player – Stephen Appiah.