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Soccer News of Monday, 22 August 2011

Source: GFA

Toure named as FA Cup's MVP

Ahmed Toure, the Asante Kotoko striker has been selected as the most valuable player of the MTN FA Cup competition.

The Asante Kotoko striker beat out FA Cup final hero, Evans Omani and Lawrence Lartey both of FC Nania and Gladson Awako for the prize announced on Sunday.

Toure, thus finish the season with a double after being named the premier league's Player of the Year just last week.

Omani was voted the Discovery of the tournament while teammate, Abankwah Abrahziz, who scored from a freekick in the semi-final against Berekum Chelsea picked the goal of the tournament accolade.

For masterminding his FC Nania's debut Cup victory, former Ghana international, Abedi Ayew Pele was named Coach of the tournament.

FC Nania were presented with GHS 20,000 for the Cup while losing finalist, Asante Kotoko picked GHS 10,000.

Award categories;

Most Valuable Player of the tournament

Ahmed Toure - Asante Kotoko

Goal of the tournament

Abankwah Abrahziz, Nania v Chelsea

Special Awards

Metro Tv Graphic Sports Mr M.N.S Doe(Central Region Rfa) Kwadjo Thompson(Journalist) Times Sports Mustapha Mahama Staff-Nsc

Discovery of the tournament

Prince Bafoe - Fc Nania

Defender of the tournament

Abankwa Abrahziz - Fc Nania

Goalkeeper of the tournament

Michael Sae - Fc Nania

Top scorer of the tournament

Alex Anim - Sp Mirren (joint winner) Abass Adams - Tema All Stars (joint winner)

Highest scoring club

FC Nania

Referee of the tournament

Thomas Nunoo

Asst. Referee of the tournament

David Agyin

Award for Special Performance

Bolga All Stars

Fair Play Award

Bolga All Stars

Coach of the tournament

Abedi Ayew Pele - Fc Nania