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Ghanaian Forward Kwame Peprah Nominated for Top Award in South Africa
- Kwame Peprah has been nominated for the South African Premier Division Young Player of the Season Award
- The Orlando Pirates target man has been in scintillating for the South African giants placing him in contention for the accolade
- The former King Faisal star joined the CAF Confederations Cup finalists at the beginning of the 2021-22 season in a deal worth around US$150,000
Ghanaian forward Kwame Peprah is in contention for the Young Player of the Season Award in the South Africa top-flight.
The 20-year-old has impressed in his maiden season for Orlando Pirates, scoring five goals in 21 games for the Pirates.
The South African Premier Division (PSL) confirmed his nomination on their official website as he guns for the accolade for the first time.
The forward, who made his senior debut against Chippa United last year September, will compete for the award against Athenkosi Mcaba of Stellenbosch FC and SuperSport United star Luke Fluers.
The former King Faisal Babes talisman joined Pirates at the beginning of the 2021-22 season in a deal worth around US$150,000.
Kwame Peprah Reaches CAF Confederations Cup Finals With Orlando Pirates
Meanwhile, Peprah has also played a vital role for the Buccaneers who have made it to this years CAF Confederation Cup final.
Pirates take on Moroccan side RS Berkane in the Confederation Cup on Friday at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo, Nigeria.
He has scored 2 goals and provided one assist in 10 appearances in Confederation Cup and is expected to lead the lines in the final.
Peprah Scores as Orlando Pirates Reach CAF Confederations Cup Semis
Sports Brief earlier reported that Kwame Peprah was on the scoresheet as Orlando Pirates advanced to the semi-final of the CAF Confederations Cup on Sunday.
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The 21-year-old scored as the South African outfit returned to winning ways following their first-leg defeat against Simba SC in Tanzania a week ago.
But Pirates recorded a last-gasp 1-0 victory in Soweto thanks to a headed goal from the former King Faisal forward in the second leg.