GF Awards: Mukarama Abdulai wins Women’s Footballer of the Year

first_imgBlack Maidens Captain, Mukarama Abdulai, has won the Women’s Footballer of the Year award for 2018 at the Ghana Football Awards.The 17 year old beat competition from teammate Grace Animah and Black Queens defender Janet Egyir.Mukarama also walked home with the Future Star of the Year award, capping off a wonderful last 12 months for the Northern Ladies striker.Mukarama won the top scorer award with 7 goals at the 2018 FIFA Women’s U-17 World Cup in Uruguay and was also adjudged the 3rd best player at the competition as the Maidens crashed out to Mexico at the quarter final stage.Her 7 goals made her the outright top scoring at the FIFA Women’s U-17 World Cup, surpassing Jane Ayieyam’s record 6 scored over two tournaments (2012 & 2014).Below is the full of winnersCoach Of the YearCharles Akunnor- Asante KotokoWomen’s Footballer of the YearMukarama Abdulai – Black MaidensTeam Of The YearAsante KotokoGoalkeeper of the YearFelix Annan – Asante KotokoHome-based Player Of The YearFatawu ShafiuBest Foreign PlayerThomas ParteyGoal of the YearBy Joseph Esso – Hearts of OakThe Living Legend AwardsDogo Moro and Wiberforce MfumRising Star AwardAbdulai MukaramaThumbs Up AwardProfessional Footballers Association of GhanaOverall Footballer of the YearThomas Parteylast_img