- Ghana forward Bernard Tekpetey has been named the Bulgarian topflight league player for the month of April
- The former Schalke O4 player was named player of the month after an outstanding display in the month where he bagged five goals
- Bernard Tekpetey ended the Bulgarian league as champion after helping Ludogorets to the title for a second successive season
Bernard Tekpetey has been named the Bulgarian First League player of the month for April after his good run of games.
The Ludogorets forward netted five goals and provided four assists as the Bulgarian giants successfully defended their title.
The 24-year-old Ghanaian beat competition from CSKA's Ivaylo Chochev and teammate Igor Plastun to win the award.
The former Schalke O4 attacker netted five goals and provided four assists in four games in the month of April.
Bernard Tekpetey has been a key member of the Greens since making a permanent switch to the Bulgarian side last summer.
He had won the league title with Ludogorets a season before when he joined on loan from Schalke before he decided to make a permanent move last season.
Bernard Tekpetey could be making a return to the Black Stars, having featured for the team in the past during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.
Bernard Tekpetey believes in Ghana's chances at the World Cup
Ghana winger Bernard Tekpetey is confident the Black Stars can make an impact at the World Cup in Qatar.
“We shouldn’t underestimate any country because they didn’t qualify just by fluke. Our opponents will fear us just us we do because they know Ghana has a lot of quality players,” he said as quoted by GHANASoccernet.com.
“So, the only thing we can do is to sit down and work things out to have a very big opportunity in terms of players and others. One will argue Portugal has Ronaldo, yes, we all know he is world best player but team work is key”
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“I know we are in a very difficult group because they all fought hard to earn qualifications but I believe if we are able to do things right, we can survive in the group.”
Barnard Tekptey nets a brace in Ludogorets win over Slavia Sofia
Earlier, Sports Brief reported that red-hot Ghanaian forward Bernard Tekpetey scored twice and provided an incredible assist as Ludogorets run riot over Slavia Sofia in the Bulgarian First League.
The 24-year-old scored a goal apiece in each half, before setting up Mattias Tissera's goal as the Bulgarian giants secured a 4-1 victory with four games remaining in the campaign.
In a video posted on the club's YouTube page, the former Schalke 04 player showed class as he ended the game as Man of the Match, with his two goals.