Asante Kotoko midfielder, Justice Blay and four other players have been shortlisted for Player of the Month award in the ongoing 2019/20 Ghana Premier League season.
The others are Inter Allies Victorien Adje Adebayor, Yahaya Mohammed of Aduana Stars, Prince Opoku Agyemang of Tarkwa-based Medeama and Zacharia Fuseini of Berekum Chelsea.
With six matches played in the month of December and January, these players have showcased consistent performances keeping their respective teams going in the race for the league title.
Veteran striker Yahaya Mohammed of Aduana Stars leads the goal scorers chart with seven goals in seven straight games for the ‘Ogya’ boys winning a number of NASCO Man-of-the-Match awards.
The talisman of Tarkwa-based Medeama SC, Prince Opoku Agyemang who has also been in form has five goals to his credit. In the month of January, the player scored against Hearts of Oak, Asante Kotoko and Ashanti Gold SC.
Captain and marksman for Inter Allies, Victorien Adebayor is enjoying a wonderful season having also scored five goals and won a few Man of the match awards.
Justice Blay is the only midfielder in the race for the individual accolade following his superlative performances in the six games played during the period from December to January.
He crowned his performances with a goal and a Man-of-the-match award against Hearts of Oak in the Super Clash played at the Accra Sports stadium last week.
The robust midfielder who has been the terminator in chief of the Porcupine Warriors this season was the first player to score in the ongoing league campaign.
Berekum Chelsea’s centre back, Zakaria Fuseini is also the only defender among the list.
The ball playing defender together with Ahmed Adams have been responsible for a solid defence for the former champions conceding three goals in seven games. He has also bagged a number of Man-of-the-match awards.
The winner will be announced before Week 8 of the Premier League next week.
The winner will receive a NASCO television set, a NASCO men’s grooming set and a personalised trophy by NASCO.
Source: Ghana | Angelfmonlinegh.com | Samuel Sackey