Three outstanding players have been shortlisted for the Best Defender of the Season in the inaugural Luxury Touch Hotel – Medeama Awards night scheduled for Friday in Tarkwa.
Versatile Ibrahim Yaro, centre-back Baba Musah Abdulai and left-back Fatawu Sulemana are in the hunt for the top individual award on the night.
The awards night of pump and pageantry will attract the creme de la creme at the plus Luxury Touch Hotel in Tarkwa on Friday night.
The three nominees distinguished themselves in the year under review with one walking away with the award.
It’s been a roller-coaster displays for the trio – who are neck-in-neck in the race for the Best Defender of the Season.
Take a cursory look at their performances in the 2020-21 season.
IBRAHIM YARO (17 APPEARANCES)
The versatile defender operates both as a centre-back and a right-back.
Yaro put up scintillating defensive duties with heart pumping stops.
He clocked 17 appearances, won two Man of the Match Awards (against Kotoko and Ebusua Dwarfs and scored a goal.
BABA MUSAH ABDULAI (25 APPEARANCES)
The centre-back enjoyed a decent run of form in the year under review.
A mainstay of the defensive set-up of the club, Baba improved tremendously and worked his way into the starting XI at a relatively shorter space.
He clocked 25 Premier League appearances and three FA Cup matches.
He won two MVP’s and one Fans Player of the Match.
FATAWU SULEMANA ( 14 APPEARANCES)
The 18-year-old made his mark when he got the chance in the team.
The former Miracle Land FC clocked 10 Premier league and four FA Cups under his belt.
Fatawu improved tremendously in the year under review, staking a massive claim in the starting XI for crucial part of the season.