Black Starlets captain Eric Ayiah has been nominated for the 2017 Confederation of African Football (CAF) award slated for Ghana on 4th January, 2018.
Ayiah, who plays for Division two side, Charity Stars FC and captained the Starlets at the just ended Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) Under-17 World Cup tournament in India, has been nominated in the youth player category alongside four others.
According to a release, the winners would be decided by votes from the members of the CAF Technical & Development Committee, CAF Media Experts Panel and Independent Media and TV Consultants.
The National Under-20 female team, Black Princess, have also been nominated in the national female teams’ category alongside the Nigeria U-20 female team, Kenya, South Africa and Zimbabwe.
The other categories include Women’s Player of the Year, National Team of the Year (Men & Women), Youth Player of the Year, Coach of the Year, Club of the Year and Referee of the Year, with only members of the CAF Referees’ Committee will elect the Referee of the Year.