Nominees for the 2020/21 NASCO (GPL) Coach, Player of the season revealed
The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has revealed a shortlist of coaches and players who excelled in the 2020/21 Ghana Premier League season for the NASCO GPL Coach and Player of the Season award.
Coach of the Season
Premier League winner Samuel Boadu was nominated alongside Great Olympics’ coach Annor Walker, Mariano Baretto of Asante Kotoko, Dreams FC’s Vladislav Viric and WAFA’s Prosper Narteh Ogum.
Below are the statistics of the coaches nominated:
- Dr. Prosper Narteh Ogum (WAFA SC)
34 Matches ( 16 Wins, 08 Draws, 10 Losses)
Goals (46 Goals Scored, 38 Goals Against)
- Mariano Barreto (Asante Kotoko SC)
18 Matches (08 Wins, 06 Draws, 04 Losses)
Goals (23 Goals Scored, 15 Goals Against)
- Annor Walker (Great Olympics)
29 Matches (12 Wins, 06 Draws, 11 Losses)
Goals (30 Goals Scored, 31 Goals Against)
- Samuel Boadu (Medeama SC & Hearts of Oak)
34 Matches (18 Wins, 09 Draws, 07 Losses)
Goals (43 Goals Scored, 23 Goals Against)
- Vladislav Viric (Dreams FC)
24 Matches (10 Wins, 06 Draws, 08 Losses)
Goals (34 Goals Scored, 25 Goals Against)
Player of the Season
The five players are in contention for the season’s best are GPL top scorer Diawisie Taylor, WAFA’s Augustine Boakye, Gladson Awako and Hearts of Oak duo Benjamin Afutu and Ibrahim Salifu.
Below are the statistics of the players nominated:
Augustine Boakye (20) – WAFA SC
29 Matches played- (9 Goals. 13 Assists)
Salifu Ibrahim (21) – Eleven Wonders & Hearts of Oak
33 Matches played- ( 3 Goals, 8 Assists)
Gladson Awako (30) – Great Olympics
31 Matches played- (7 Goals, 7 Assists)
Diawisie Taylor (21) – Karela United FC
31 Matches played- (18 Goals, 7 Assists)
Benjamin Afutu Kotey -Hearts of Oak
29 Matches played- (9 Goals, 2 Assists)
Both winners will be announced at a brief presentation ceremony at the head office of Electroland Ghana Limited (NASCO) on Monday, August 30 at 6 pm.
The winner of the coach category will receive a shopping voucher worth GHc8000 and a personalized trophy while the player of the season receives a shopping voucher worth GHc5000, an all-expenses-paid weekend stay at the Alisa Hotel and a personalized trophy.