Ghana’s Christian Atsu named best African Cup player

Ghana's Christian Atsu (L) challenges Algeria's Faouzi Ghoulam during their 2015 African Cup of Nations Group C soccer match in Mongomo. (File photo: Reuters)

Ghana winger Christian Atsu was named as the best player at the African Cup of Nations despite his team’s loss to the Ivory Coast in Sunday's final, Ahram Online reported Sunday.

The on-loan Everton winger Atsu was given the title for his impressive performance in the Equatorial Guinea finals.

The 23-year-old scored twice as Ghana advanced to the final for the second time in five years.

He was also awarded the goal of the tournament for his sublime strike in the Black Stars’ 3-0 win over Guinea in the quarterfinals.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:44 - GMT 06:44