|Ghana Player of the Year|
|Location||Accra International Conference Centre|
|Country||Republic of Ghana|
|Presented by||Sport Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG)|
|First winner||Mohammed Ahmed Polo (1975)|
|Most wins||Samuel Kuffour (3)|
|Most recent||Jordan Ayew (2020)|
The Ghana Player of the Year (or Ghanaian Footballer of the Year) is an annual award from Football Association of Ghana, govern in recognition of excellence to the best Ghanaian professional association footballer of the year.
The title has been awarded yearly in Ghana since 1975. The award is determined annually by the members of the Sport Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG), with additional votes from the Ghana Premier League team captains and coaches, in collaboration with Goal.com's corporate subdivision of Perform Group, and is published by the Ghana Football Association (GFA). All Ghanaian professional association footballers all eligible. The award has been presented on 28 occasions as of 2020.
The most successful player of the award is Samuel Kuffour, who was chosen as Ghana Player of the Year three times. Asamoah Gyan, André Ayew, Stephen Appiah, Kwadwo Asamoah and Thomas Partey have each won the award twice, the latter three all in consecutive years.
|1975||Mohammed Ahmed Polo||Hearts of Oak||Forward|
|1978||Karim Abdul Razak||Asante Kotoko||Midfielder|
|1979||John Nketia Yawson||Hearts of Oak||Midfielder|
|1980||Francis Kumi||Asante Kotoko||Forward|
|1984||Joe Odoi||Hearts of Oak||Defender|
|1997||Tony Yeboah||Hamburger SV||Forward|
|1998||Samuel Kuffour||Bayern Munich||Defender|
|1999||Samuel Kuffour||Bayern Munich||Defender|
|2000||Emmanuel Osei Kuffour||Hearts of Oak||Midfielder|
|2001||Samuel Kuffour||Bayern Munich||Defender|
|2002||Charles Asampong||Hearts of Oak||Forward|
|2003||Aziz Ansah||Asante Kotoko||Defender|
|2014||Asamoah Gyan||Al Ain||Forward|
|2015||Harrison Afful||Espérance de Tunis||Defender|
|2016||André Ayew||Swansea City||Forward|
|2017||Daniel Amartey||Leicester City||Midfielder|
|2018||Thomas Partey||Atlético Madrid||Midfielder|
|2019||Thomas Partey||Atlético Madrid||Midfielder|
|2020||Jordan Ayew||Crystal Palace||Forward|
|Rank||Name||Number of wins||Winning years|
|1||Samuel Kuffour||3||1998, 1999, 2001|
|2||Stephen Appiah||2||2004, 2005|
|Asamoah Gyan||2||2010, 2014|
|André Ayew||2||2011, 2016|
|Kwadwo Asamoah||2||2012, 2013|
|Thomas Partey||2||2018, 2019|
|7||Mohammed Ahmed Polo||1||1975|
|Karim Abdul Razak||1||1978|
|John Nketia Yawson||1||1979|
|Emmanuel Osei Kuffour||1||2000|
|Rank||League||Number of wins||Winning years|
|1||Ghana Premier League||8||1975, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1984, 2000,|
|2||Premier League||6||2007, 2008, 2010, 2016, 2017, 2020|
|3||Serie A||5||2004, 2005, 2009, 2012, 2013|
|4||Bundesliga||4||1997, 1998, 1999, 2001|
|5||Ligue 1||3||1993, 2006, 2011|
|6||La Liga||2||2018, 2019|
|7||UAE Pro League||1||2014|
|Ligue Professionnelle 1||1||2015|
|Rank||Club||Number of wins||Winning years|
|1||Hearts of Oak||5||1975, 1979, 1984, 2000, 2002|
|2||Juventus||4||2004, 2005, 2012, 2013|
|3||Asante Kotoko||3||1978, 1980, 2003|
|Bayern Munich||3||1998, 1999, 2001|
|Atlético Madrid||2||2018, 2019|
|Espérance de Tunis||1||2015|
|Rank||Position||Number of wins|
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