Ghanaian Black Stars Forward, Jordan Pierre Ayew is 2019/2020 Crystal Palace player after accruing 37 percent of the 6000-supporter votes to overshadow Vicente Guaita and Gary Cahill to grab the crown.
The Ghana international dismissed competition from Vicente Guaita (28.2%) and Gary Cahill (16.7%) to clinch the Player of the Season prize for the English Premier League club, Crystal Palace.
The 28-year-old player contributed nine goals and two assists for the Eagles this term, after he won three separate awards.
Apart from that, he was named club’s Players’ Player of the Season while his 87th-minute effort against West Ham United in October 2019 was named as the Goal of the Season.
The African is the Players’ Player of the Season, Winner of the Goal of the Season and Player of the Season
Thank you 🙏🏾 🦅🇬🇭 pic.twitter.com/SpoxxV8Ezj
— Jordan Ayew (@jordan_ayew9) July 29, 2020
The crowned Crystal Palace man of the season, Jordan Ayew in a long post on social media, shared his accolades having endured a tough 2018-19 season.
“I am really honoured to have received these Crystal Palace awards today. Thank you,” Ayew wrote on Instagram.
“Last season was very tough for me but I was determined to work hard and repay the faith shown in me by the club.
“Thank you to our supporters for the amazing support once again and for the love they have shown me. We have missed you alot since the restart but we will see you again soon when it’s safe and it will be a very special feeling….
🏆 Players’ Player of the Season
🏆 Goal of the Season
🏆 Player of the Season
— Crystal Palace F.C. (@CPFC) July 28, 2020
The youngster used the platform to tribute to former Olympique Marseille boss, Pape Diouf who died in March after battling with coronavirus.
“These awards are dedicated to the late Pape Diouf, who we sadly lost during the quarantine period. He was a very special man, who helped me and my family so much. I will miss him greatly”
The Ghanaian professional footballer plays as a forward for Premier League club Crystal Palace and the Ghana national team.
He is the son of former Ghana captain. Abedi Pele and brother of André Ayew, who plays for Swansea City.