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Sports News of Thursday, 17 January 2019


Thomas Partey, Emmanuel Boateng make 2018 top 50 most influential young Ghanaians list

Thomas Partey, Atletico Madrid Thomas Partey, Atletico Madrid

Thomas Partey and Emmanuel Boateng are the only footballers to have made the list of top 50 most influential young Ghanaians for 2018.

The list compiled by recognizes young Ghanaians, who work hard to raise the black star high and also have an influence on the people in the country.

Partey, who plays for Atletico Madrid finished fifth on the list, ahead of popular musicians Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy.

While the Levante striker was ranked 48th.

The two players enjoyed a great 2018 especially for Partey, who won two trophies with Atletico Madrid.

Boateng, on the other hand, hog the headlines for becoming the first player to score a hat-trick against Barcelona in La Liga since Diego Forlan in 2005.

He was also the first to score against both Barcelona and Real Madrid in the same season.