La liga club Atletico Madrid have congratulated Thomas Partey after the midfielder was voted Player of The Year at the

The maiden edition of the Ghana Football Awards came off over the weekend at the Marriott Hotel in Accra, as deserving Ghanaian footballers were rewarded for their hard work.

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The 25-year-old had a sterling season with Atletico Madrid, helping them finish second in the La Liga, as well as winning the Europa League.

The Spanish club has decided to congratulate their star midfielder after he was crowned Best Player at the recent awards gala.

A statement on the club’s official website showered praise on the Black Stars midfielder for his latest feat.


"Our midfielder was voted as the Ghanian Footballer of the Year at the Ghana Football Awards in Accra. Back in May, he was also chosen as the Footballer of the Year by SWAG,” the statement read.

“Thomas Partey had a brilliant 2017/18 season, which saw him grow tremendously as a footballer.  For our club, he played 50 matches and scored five times. Thanks to his brilliant season, Thomas was voted as Ghana Football Awards’ Footballer of the Year, ahead of Jordan Ayew, Richard Ofori and Albert Adomah.

“However, that wasn’t the only individual award he won this season. Back in May, he was chosen by the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) as the Footballer of the Year. It was the 43d celebration of the prestigious award and Thomas was chosen ahead of Richmond Boakye-Yiadom, Christian Atsu and Daniel Nii Adjei thanks to his fine season for our club and country.

“Due to his versatility as a footballer, Diego Pablo Simeone deployed Thomas in numerous positions throughout the season such as defensive midfielder, right winger and right-back.

“Well done, Thomas!"

Partey joined Atletico Madrid in 2013 and has since risen to become a mainstay in Diego Simeone’s side.