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.

Asante Kotoko named team of the year
Kumasi Asanti Kotoko

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
Asante Kotoko

Goalkeeper of the Year
Felix Annan – Asante Kotoko

Home-based Player Of The Year
Fatawu Safiu

Best Foreign Player
Thomas Partey

Goal of the Year
By Joseph Esso – Heart of Oak

The Living Legend Awards
Dogo Moro and Wiberforce Mfum

Rising Star Award
Abdulai Mukarama

Thumbs Up Award
Professional Footballers Association of Ghana

Overall Footballer of the Year
Thomas Partey