Ridge City FC Women’s Cecelia Nyama has been named Best Player at the Sports Teams and Professional Honorary (STAPH) Awards for the Greater Accra Regional Football Association’s Women Division One League for the 2020/2021 season.
This is the first of many accolades that Cecelia aims to achieve as a professional footballer.
Cecelia achieves this feat after helping Ridge City FC Women clinch bronze in its maiden season since the club’s establishment.
Cecelia, who wears the number 8 jersey for the club, featured in 8 games for the club during the season, finding the net 15 times
“First of all I give thanks to the almighty for this recognition among my peers. Secondly I thank the management of my darling club Ridge City for giving me the opportunity. Thirdly I thank the stakeholders of GARFA Women for honoring me,” the playmaker posted on social media.
Cecelia says that she is motivated to even work harder in the next season.
Several of her teammates, including staff of the club, have taken turns to congratulate their colleague.
The regular starter for Coach Louis Ano-Ampofo’s side has already told club media that she is working hard to earn a call-up to the senior women’s national team.