The NASCO Player and Manager of the Month for the month of June has been announced by the Premier League Board with Obuasi based AshantiGold and Tema Youth getting nominees on both.
AshantiGold has been resurgent under C.K Akunnor winning 4 out of the 5 games played so far in the second round to move out of the relegation zone with their latest win coming at the Accra Sports Stadium when they beat Accra Hearts of Oak 1-0 on Wednesday.
Due to this performance, their head coach C.K Akunnor has been nominated for the NASCO Manager of the Month alongside WAFA’s Klavs Rasmussen who was the first manager to win the award when it was instituted. Joining the two is Tema Youth’s first team coach, Edward Odoom who has steered the club to 2 wins out of 3 in the month under review.
In respect to the Players, AshantiGold shot stopper, George Owu was joined in the list by Wa All Stars’ David Abagna and Tema Youth attacker, Joseph Paintsil.
The winners for the NASCO Player and Manager of the month June will be announced before the start of Matchday 21 of the Ghana Premier League.
Earlier this year, NASCO, a leading appliance dealer and producers signed a deal with the Ghana Football Association to award Players and Managers who excels in games and also for every month.