Kotoko striker Etouga Mbella named Ghana Premier League Best Player of January


The Cameroonian striker scored goals for fun in the month under review and his performance has been rewarded

Asante Kotoko striker Etouga Mbella Frank Thierry has been named Ghana Premier League Best Player of the Month of January ahead of Ashanti Gold winger Yaw Annor and Karela United forward Umar Bashiru.

The 20-year-old joined Kotoko last year from Cameroonian club Fortuna de Mfuo and has since taken Ghana Premier League by storm as he currently leads the goalscoring chart with 13 goals.

However, it was in the month of January that his overwhelming talent came to light as he scored six goals to help Kotoko move top of Ghana Premier League.

Etouga scored five goals in January including a hat-trick against rivals Ashanti Gold in the Asante derby at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium. He also won two Man of the Match Awards.

Watch how Etouga scored his goals

Below are the statistics:

Franck Mbella Etouga (Asante Kotoko SC) -WINNER

5 Goals scored

2 MVPs won

Yaw Annor (Ashanti Gold SC)

4 Goals scored

1 MVP won

Umar Bashiru (Karela United FC)

4 Goals scored

1 MVP won

In another related news, Asante Kotoko coach Prosper Ogum Narteh has also been named as the Coach of the Month of January, beating competitions from Kassim Mingle, Bismark Kobby Mensah.


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