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Thomas Partey expresses gratitude after winning Emy Award

By Vincent Ashitey
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Ghana and Atletico Madrid ace Thomas Partey has expressed his gratitude after been named as the Man of the Year in Sports at the Emy Africa Awards 2020.

Partey ward off stern competitions from boxer Wasilu Mohammed, Crystal Palace attacker Jordan Ayew as well as Black Stars Coach CK Akonnor to win the Man of the Year in Sports Award.

And the 27-year took to Twitter to acknowledge every individual who has contributed to his success.

The midfielder has been in sterling form for club and country and this has led to him being courted by a host on European club.

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However, Atletico Madrid are reluctant to lose him and have reportedly offered him a new contract to fend off interest from the likes of Premier League club Arsenal.

Below is the full list of winners at the EMY Awards 2020.

Brand of the Year Award
Chocolate Clothing by Kwaku Bediako

Discovery of the Year
Founders of Afrochella

Humaritarian Award
Father Campbell

Man of the Year Entertainment Africa Award
Ayodeji Richard Makun (AY)

Media Excellence Award
Cecil Sunkwa-Mills

PAV Ansah Communicator Award

Special Recognition for Tourism Marketing and Promotion
Abeiku Santana

Man of Style Award
Kweku Boateng Akuoku (Brommon)

Man of the Year Agriculture Award
Mr. Charles Gyamfi

Man of the Year Entertainment Award
Clemento Suarez

Man of the Year Sports

Thomas Partey

Man of the Year Technology Award
Founders of ExpressPay

Man of the Year
Mr Ernest Bediako Sampong

Lifetime Achievement Award
Prof. Emeritus Stephen Adei

Woman of the Year Award
Mrs Marafatu Abiola Bawuah

EMY Salute
Noguchi Memorial Institute
Ghana Medical Association
Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association
Pte Hammond
Joy Learning
COVID-19 Private Sector Fund