Hearts of Oak sweep most honours in Universal Premier League awards

Ghanaian giants Hearts of Oak swept most of the accolades at the Universal Premier League awards held over the weekend.

The universal premier league awards took place on Saturday, 4th of September 2021, in Accra at the Omanye Aba Auditorium inside the AMA building.

The event was hosted by Agboyibor Francis Blackgate (CEO Rising Sports Network) and Abigail Sena Sosu of (GTV Sports+) .

The awards gala was a successful one as it drew football administrators and footballers across the country under one umbrella.

Gladson Awako, formerly of Great Olympics and Coach Annor Walker won the best player of the season and coach of the season respectively.

The now Hearts player saw off competition from his new teammate Ibrahim Salifu of Hearts of oak , Ismail Ganiyu – Kotoko and Augustine Boakye – WAFA.

Meanwhile, Ghana Premier League champions Accra Hearts of Oak dominated the awards scheme on the night winning 7 accolades. Below are the list of winners.

Male Categories

Best Goal : James Bissue – Elmina Sharks

Best Goalkeeper: Richard Attah – Hearts of Oak

Best lateral defender: Raddy Ovouka – Hearts of Oak

Best Defender – Rashid Mohammed – Eleven Wonders

Best Defensive midfielder: Ben Afutu Kottey – Hearts of Oak

Best Attacking midfielder: Rashid Nortey – Medeama SC

Discovery of the season: Daniel Afriyie Barnieh – Hearts of Oak

Best Forward: Kwajo Obeng Jnr – Hearts of Oak

Best Coach: Annor Walker – Great Olympics

Fans of the season: Hearts of Oak

Referee of the season: Selorm Yao Bless

Female Categories

Best Player: Jafar Rahama – Northern ladies

Best Goal: Jane Ayieyam – Police ladies

Best Coach: Usif Basigi – Hasaacas Ladies

Best Goalkeeper: Abigail Tawiah – Berry Ladies

Best Midfielder: Grace Animah – Police Ladies

Best Defender: Beatrice Sasu – Police Ladies

Best Forward: Doris Boaduwa -Hasaacas Ladies

Referee of the season: Barikisu Salifu

Other Categories Sports Photographer of the season: Dada Oliseh- Oliseh photos

Celebrity fan of the season: Serwah Amihere – Kotoko


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