Gżira Athleta are the BOV Basketball Men’s 2nd Division Champions

Friday, March 31, 2017, 11:52

Gavin Muscat

Today Athleta obtained their third consecutive win over Marvels Power Plus for a 3-0 victory in the best-of-5 playoff final.
Athleta won with a scoreline of 61-38, however Marvels kept toe-to-toe with Athleta in the first half of the game, ending the first session 14-13 and the second session 26-23. Athleta piled on the pressure gaining a 14 point advantage in the third quarter, ending it 43-29 and ending the game with a 23 point margin.
Peter Perotti, Chief Officer at Bank of Valletta presented the champions with their medals and trophy
Kwame Thompson  was selected by the sports media as the most valuable player (MVP) of the final scoring 33 points in the game. He was presented with a commemorative plaque by BOV Chief Officer Peter Perotti.

Gżira Athleta celebrating their title win





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