Mubarak Wakaso to be crowned Ghanaian Footballer of the year by Northern Excellence Awards

Tamale born Footballer, Mubarak is between influential personalities from Ghana who will be honored at the 2nd edition of the Northern Excellence Awards (NExA) in Tamale.

Wakaso who plays for the Ghana Black Stars and a Chinese club Jiangsu Suning F.C. as a midfielder will be Most effective Ghanaian Footballer of the 12 months at the prestigious awards. He is honored for his fantastic performance very last year, most particularly for the duration of the African cup of nations tournament.

NExA is a unique initiative place collectively by the Superstars Charity Progress Foundation in collaboration with Ghana Tourism Award winners Smile Multimedia Agency and Partners to per year understand and honor distinguished personalities who have positively contributed to the enhancement of Northern Ghana and beyond.

The 2nd edition of the Northern Excellence Awards will choose area at the World wide Dream Resort in Tamale, on Saturday, 7th March 2020, from 7:30pm.

Wakaso made 28 appearances in the last period before driving Ghana’s midfield in AFCON. Regardless of starting up his occupation as a winger, Wakaso is commonly made use of as a defensive midfielder by the previous Black Stars mentor Kwesi Appiah. In truth, the midfielder has a knack for aims and remains just one of Ghana’s best-scorers and engineer of several ambitions in the historical past of the AFCON.

This is a man who averages a target every single 5 games for Ghana, getting netted 12 instances in 51 intercontinental video games.

Board Chair of NExA, Mr. Alhassan Abdul Latif in a cellular phone dialogue with North Star news mentioned “he represented the
North and Ghana well, and we are so very pleased of him, hence the recognition which will go a prolonged way to encourage other footballers from northern Ghana to emulate his tough get the job done and sacrifice for his nation.

The Maiden edition of NExA witnessed the former Minister for Gender, Kids and Social Protection, Hon. Otiko Afisah Djaba, Deputy Minister for Strength, Dr. Mohammed Amin Adam, Previous Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr. Nashiru Issahaku and Northern Regional Minister, Hon. Salifu Saeed amid many others becoming honored for positively contributing to the expansion of Northern Ghana.

Story by Abubakari Sadiq /North Star fm


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