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2016 MTN FA Cup: Yaw Arnol bags a hat-trick of awards

Bechem United forward Yaw Arnol received three separate awards for his brilliant performance in the 2016 MTN FA Cup tournament.

He edged out Liberty Professional’s playmaker Latif Blessing to clinch the ultimate award at the 6th MTN FA Cup Awards Friday night.

The event which took place at the Banquet Hall, State House in Accra saw Arnol compete for the best player award with Gideon Waja from WAFA, Akoto Danso from Okwahu United and Latif Blessing from Liberty Professional.

The best player of the MTN FA Cup season also won the top scorer award with four goals while his second goal against Okwuahu United won the best goal of the competition.

His team mate at Bechem United, Alfred Nelson, also received the defender of the season in the tournament that saw them crowned champions after a 2-1 win over Okwawu United at the Cape Coast Stadium in September.


The Full list of award winners

Goal of the Season

Yaw Arnol (Goal against Okwawu United in the final)

Defender of the Season

Alfred Nelson (Bechem United)

Goalkeeper of the Season

Abass Mohammed

Top Scorer of the Season

Yaw Arnol (Four goals)

Referee of the Season

Awal Mohammed

Assistant Referee of the Season

Eric Owusu Mensah

Most Promising Referee of the Season

Emmanuel Asante

Match Commissioner of the Season

Albert Commey Ayittey

Coach of the Season

Manuel Zacharias

Fair Play Award

Wa Rockets

Discovery of the Season

Akoto Danso (Okwawu United)

Special Award Winners

Robert Duncan

Ibrahim Dossey

Abeiku Wilson

Nii Quartey Quartey


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