Aduana Stars have been named as the team of the year during the first ever Ghana Football Awards Ceremony. The Dormaa based club won the league in the 2016/17 season after shaking off challenge from WAFA.
Former captain of Accra Hearts of Oak, Thomas Abbey was named the local player of the year.
Thomas Teye Partey of Atltico Madrid was given the best footballer award during the beautiful ceremony held on Sunday, July 8 at the the Marriot Hotel in Accra.
The Atlético Madrid player beat Swansea star Jordan Ayew, Richard Ofori of Maritzburg United in South Africa and Aston Villa’s Albert Adomah to emerge Footballer of The Year.
Partey helped Atletico Madrid to win the Europa Cup last season.
Below is the complete list of award winners:
1. Goalkeeper of the Year
Richard Ofori (Maritzburg United & Black Stars)
Razak Abalora (WAFA)
Joseph Addo (Aduana Stars & Black Stars B) – WINNER
2. Team of the Year
Aduana Stars – WINNER
Ampem Darkoa ladies
3. Future Star Award
Majeed Ashimeru (WAFA & Black Stars B) – WINNER
David Abagna Sandan (Wa All Stars)
Princella Adubea (Black Princesses & Ampem Darkoa Ladies)
4. Foreign-based Player of the Year
Jordan Ayew (Swansea)
Albert Adomah (Aston Villa)
Thomas Partey (Atletico Madrid) – WINNER
5. Goal of the Year – Joseph Mensah
6. Women’s Footballer of the Year – Princella Adubea- WINNER
7. Living Legend Award – Anthony Baffoe – WINNER
8. Home-Based Player of the Year
Thomas Abbey (Hearts of Oak) – WINNER
Stephen Sarfo (Berekum Chelsea)
Daniel Darkwah (Aduana Stars)