A countless array of superstars are expected at the maiden edition of the Shields National Player Awards on Friday.
The event which is being organized by Proton Sports Service and supported by the Ghana FA and the Retired National Footballers Association of Ghana (RENFAG) is aimed at awarding players that have donned the national team jersey with distinction in the various ranks and divisions.
Amongst the host of distinguished personalities expected to grace the occasion which will be held at the State Banquet Hall included former French captain Marseille Desailly, a host of Black Stars players (both current and old generation), Ghana FA big wigs with President Kwasi Nyantakyi leading the charge, beauty queens of almost all the tertiary institutions in Ghana and distinguished members fom corporate Ghana.
The event will offer a rare opportunity for the younger generation to interact and get exclusive history lessons from the older generation while they are also treated to the modern trends by the young.
The highlight of the event will however be the awarding of various personalities and groups for their selfless contribution to the development of Ghana football.
NOMINATIONS FOR MAIDEN NATIONAL PLAYERS AWARDS
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Most Valuable/Outstanding Player: Isaac Afoakwah, Jacob Apau
Most Dedicated: Abdul Baba Rahman, Nana Boateng
Top Scorer: Nasiru Mohammed
Most Valuable/ Outstanding Player: Richmond Boakye-Yiadom, Afriyie Acquah, Karim Alhassan
Most Dedicated: Sumaila Rashid, Frank Acheampong, Afriyie Acquah
Top scorer: Richmond Boakye-Yiadom
Most Valuable/ Outstanding Player: Daniel Agyei, Richard Impong, Rashid Sumaila
Most Dedicated: Mahatma Otoo, Rashid Sumaila, Daniel Agyei
Top scorer: Mahatma Otoo
Most Valuable/ Outstanding Player: Godfred Saka, Yaw Acheampong, Alfred Nelson
Most Dedicated: Edmund Owusu-Ansah, Abdul Basit, Stephen Adams
Top scorer: Bismark Idan
Most Valuable/ Outstanding Player: Richard Kingson, Asamoah Gyan, Andre DedeAyew
Most Dedicated: Stephen Appiah, Anthony Annan, Richard Kingson
Top scorer: Asamoah Gyan
Most Valuable/ Outstanding Player: Beatrice Sesu, Linda Addai, Sherifatu Sumaila
Most Dedicated: Cynthia Boakye-Yiadom, Grace Adams, Felicia Djabah
Top scorer: Rita Okyere
Most Valuable/ Outstanding Player: Mercy Myles, Cynthia Adobea, Janet Egyir
Most Dedicated: Portia Boakye, Edem Atovor, Elizabeth Addo, Rosemary Ampem
Top scorer: Elizabeth Cudjoe
Most Valuable/ Outstanding Player: Agnes Aduako, Portia Boakye, Safia Abdul-Rahman
Most Dedicated: Aminatu Ibrahim, Florence Okoe, Leticia Zipki
Top scorer: Agnes Aduako (5 goals)