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Alexander Djiku's first words after being crowned Player of the Year

By Vincent Ashitey
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Alexander Djiku has reacted after being crowned Ghanaian Footballer of the Year at the Ghana Football Awards 2022.

Djiku was also named Foreign-based Footballer of the Year after a stellar season at both club and national team levels.

He was a key player for Ghana as the Black Stars defeated Nigeria’s Super Eagles in the 2022 World Cup playoff to earn their fourth trip to the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

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He debuted with the senior Ghana national team in a 3-0 friendly loss to Mali on 9 October 2020. The 27-year-old played his second match for Ghana against Qatar on 12 October 2020 in which he impressed.

He took to his official Twitter account to tweet:

“Proud to get this Ghanaian player of the year award. Without you: Nothing would be possible,”

“My family, my club, my country, my teammates, Strasbourg fans and Ghanaian people: This reward is above all collective THANK YOU. For everything,”