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31-May-2012  
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Asante Kotoko influential midfielder Daniel Nii Adjei has been nominated for the top Premier League Award in Ghana this year.

The impressive enforcer must fend off competition from top scorer Emmanuel Baffour and Berekum Chelsea’s Emmanuel Clottey to be crowned the season’s Most Valuable Player.

Adjei has enjoyed an incredible run of form this term with eye-catching performances that has defined Kotoko’s season.

The marvelous midfield display of the 23-year-old has been touted as the one of the reasons why the Porcupine Warriors clinched their 21st League title.

Kotoko coach Maxwell Konadu is the front runner to clinch the Coach of the Year Award after guiding the Porcupine Warriors to their first League title in four years.

But he will face some sort of competition from Bashir Hayford of Medeama and AshantiGold’s Yaw Acheampong.

Acheampong earned the nomination after guiding the side to an incredible second position on the standings following a difficult start to the campaign.

Berekum Chelsea’s Edward Kpodo is the hot favourite to win the Defender of the Year accolade after playing 29 games and conceding just a single yellow card.

But Kotoko’s stalwart centre-back Awal Mohammed could prove a major threat with Rashid Sumaila of Ebusua Dwarfs touted as a serious contender.

Asante Kotoko impressive left-full back Baba Abdul Rahman is almost certain to be crowned the Most Promising Player of the season after churning out eye-catching performances in his debut season at Kotoko.

His competitors include Mighty Jets whiz kid Eli Agbeko and Joshua Oninku of Tema Youth.

Burkinabe import Soulama Abdoulaye was nominated for the Goalkeeper of the Season alongside Robert Dabuo of All Stars and Berekum Chelsea’s Ernest Sowah.

Controversial Fifa referee William Agbovi and compatriots John Atikese and Theresa Bremansu will fight for the Referee of the Year Award.

The 2012 Premier League Awards ceremony will take place in Kumasi on June 16.
 



"Full Classified 2012 Premier League Awards"

Most Valuable Player/Footballer of the Year

Emmanuel Baffour – New Edubiase

Daniel Nii Adjei – Asante Kotoko
Emmanuel Clottey – Berekum Chelsea

Best Coach of the Year

Bashir Hayford – Medeama SC

Yaw Acheampong – AshantiGold
Maxwell Konadu – Asante Kotoko

Best CEO

Cudjoe Fianoo – AshantiGold
KK Sarpong – Asante Kotoko
Obed Nana Nketia – Berekum Chelsea

Best Goalkeeper

Soulama Abdoulaye
Robert Dabuo – All Stars
Ernest Sowah – Berekum Chelsea

Best Defender
Edward Kpodo – Berekum Chelsea
Awal Mohammed – Asante Kotoko
Rashid Sumaila – Ebususa Dwarfs

Most Promising/ Discovery of the Year

Benjamin Eli Agbeko – Mighty Jets
Joshua Onninku – Tema Youth
Baba Abdul Rahman – Asante Kotoko

Best Referee

William Agbovi
John Atikese
Theresah Bremansu

Best Assistant Referee

Daoud Ouadrago
A.S Malik
David Laryea

Best Behaved Supporting Group

Tema (Youth)

Wa (All Stars)
Kpando (Heart of Lions)
Goal King

Emmanuel Baffour (New Edubiase) – 21 goals

Best PLB Cameraman

Ohene Agyei

Emmanuel Ofei
Herbert Semakor

Best Match Commissioner

Leanier Addy

Asante Boateng
M. Arthur Dadzie
 
 
Source: Ghanasoccernet.com
 
 

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