Atsu & Partey nominated for CAF Player of Year Award

Twasam (L) and Teye (R)[/caption] Ghana pair of Christian Atsu and Thomas Partey have been named in the initial 30-man list of nominees for the 2017 African Player of the Year Awards, which will be held in Accra. [caption id="attachment_50790" align="alignnone" width="563"] Atsu was involved in the 2016/2017 Championship win[/caption] [caption id="attachment_10036" align="alignnone" width="569"] He also helped Ghana to 4th place at AFCON 2017[/caption] Christain Atsu was instrumental in helping Newcastle gain promotion back to the English top flight whiles Partey has put out outstanding performances for both Atletico Madrid and the Black Stars. [caption id="attachment_9301" align="alignnone" width="564"] Partey has been outstanding for ATL[/caption] [caption id="attachment_60893" align="alignnone" width="563"] He’s also become a central force in the Black Stars team[/caption] Among the 30 players listed are the usual suspects, Liverpool’s pair of Sadio Mane and Mohammed Salah, Gabon’s Pierre Emerick Aubameyang and Victor Moses, who was vital for Chelsea in winning the 2016/17 EPL title. The continent’s biggest football awards will be held on January 4, 2018. By Nana Kojo Afreh||Ghana ]]>

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