Basketball: Hibernians win the 1st Men’s Division Knockout

Sunday, February 5, 2017, 20:22

Gavin Muscat

Hibernians are the winners of the BOV Basketball Men’s 1st Division Knockout.

Hibernians won their first major award in the BOV Basketball 1st Division in a number of years, denying Athleta their fifth consecutive knockout title by beating them 78-70 in a game that required one period of extra time to determine a winner.
Following the match, Paul Sultana, President of the Malta Basketball Association presented HIbernians’ foreign player Alvaro Lizaur with the BOV MVP Trophy while Peter Perotti, Chief Officer at Bank of Valletta presented Hibs Captain Stefan Vella with the BOV Basketball Men’s 1st Division Knockout Trophy.
Session Scores (Hibs First)
1st Session – 16-22
2nd Session – 26-32
3rd Session – 46-45
4th Session – 60-60
Extra Time – 78-70




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