BOV Basketball Players of the Year

Friday, November 22, 2019, 9:59

The BOV Basketball Players of the Year for season 2018/2019 were announced during a ceremony held at MBA Basketball Complex in Ta’ Qali. The awards were presented by Bank of Valletta Chief Officer Peter Perotti and Malta Basketball Association President Paul Sultana.

The BOV Basketball Player of the Year award is the ultimate accolade in local basketball given to the player who is adjudged to have been the best for the year in Malta. The selection committee takes into consideration the player’s performance on the court as well as their efforts for the team and their exemplary behaviour.

‘As the major supporter of sporting initiatives in Malta, it is an honour for Bank of Valletta to present the top individual award in Maltese Basketball to these athletes said Peter Perotti. ‘We are proud to support excellence in sport with these athletes setting an example among their peers.’

‘Speaking during the awards presentation, Malta Basketball Association President Paul Sultana said ‘These award go to the players who have made the most notable and consistent contribution to their team. They are individuals who have made their mark on the sport, from the youngest categories, who are the future of Maltese Basketball all the way to the senior competitions.’

The winners in each category:

BOV Men 1st Division – Peter Shoults (Gzira Athleta)
BOV Men Amateur League – Matthew Gouder (Gzira Athleta)
Women’s League – Samantha Brincat (Hibernians)
Under 14 Boys – Adam Azzopardi (Starlites)
Under 14 Girls – Danika Galea (Depiro)
Under 16 Boys – Matthew Attard (Hibernians)
Under 16 Girls – Ylenia Bonett (Hibernians)
Under 19 Men – Nathan Xuereb (Gzira Athleta)
Under 19 Women – Mikela Riolo (Starlites)

Under 23 Men – Keith Dimech (Luxol)
Under 23 Women – Kristy Galea (Starlites)

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