Asante Kotoko named team of the year
Among notable wins in the just held Ghana Football Award, Kumasi Asante Kotoko emerged the winner of the Team of the Year award.
Kumasi Asante Kotoko have been named the team of the year for the 2018/2019 football season at the Ghana Football Awards.
The club has had a very impressive year following the return of football.
Kotoko won the Normalisation Committee Special Competition (Tier 1), beating Karela on penalties in the final.
As a result, Kotoko will represent the country in the CAF Champions League. and will face Nigerian side Kano Pillars in the preliminary round.
The Porcupine Warriors also made it to the semi-finals of the Tier 2 Competition, losing to eventual winners Ashgold
Kotoko also reached the Group stage of last year’s CAF Champions League, eventually crashing out of the tournament.
It was a dominant evening for the Kumasi-based club as shot-stopper, Felix Annan was named Goalkeeper of the year, with coach, Charles Akunnor winning the prize for Coach of the Year and Fatawu Safiu, who finished as the NC Special Competition’s top scorer, picking up the award for the Home-based Player of the Year
Below is the full list of winners
Coach Of the Year
Charles Akunnor- Asante Kotoko
Women’s Footballer of the Year
Mukarama Abdulai – Black Maidens
Team Of The Year
Goalkeeper of the Year
Felix Annan – Asante Kotoko
Home-based Player Of The Year
Best Foreign Player
Goal of the Year
By Joseph Esso – Heart of Oak
The Living Legend Awards
Dogo Moro and Wiberforce Mfum
Rising Star Award
Thumbs Up Award
Professional Footballers Association of Ghana
Overall Footballer of the Year