Andrei Agius claims Footballer of the Year Award

Andrei Agius Footballer of the Year. Photo: © Domenic Aquilina/MFA

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Hibernians and Malta international defender Andrei Agius claimed the Footballer of the Year Award during the MFA Awards which was held at the Mediterranean Conference Centre on Friday.

Agius beat the challenge offered by Valletta’s Steve Borg, Henry Bonello and Rowen Muscat and Jake Grech of Hibernians.

Meanwhile Miguel Angel Alba of Valletta was voted Foreign Player of the Year while Birkirkara’s Matthew Guillaumier won the award for Young Player of the Year.

Hibernians coach Stefano Sanderra was voted Best Coach.

Haley Bugeja of Mgarr United won the awards of BOV Women’s League Best Player and Women’s Under-19 League Best Player apart from ending as top scorer.

MFA FOOTBALLER OF THE YEAR Andrei Agius (Hibernians)

COACH OF THE YEAR Stefano Sanderra (Hibernians)

YOUNG PLAYER OF THE YEAR Matthew Guillaumier (Birkirkara)

FOREIGN PLAYER OF THE YEAR Miguel Angel Alba (Valletta)

BOV FIRST DIVISION BEST PLAYER Ige Adeshina (Sirens)

BOV SECOND DIVISION BEST PLAYER Gilbert Martin (Fgura United)

BOV THIRD DIVISION BEST PLAYER Claudio Calleja (Żurrieq)

BEST YOUTH LEAGUE PLAYER Paul Mbong (Birkirkara)

BOV WOMEN’S LEAGUE BEST PLAYER Haley Bugeja (Mġarr United)

BEST WOMEN U-19 PLAYER Haley Bugeja (Mġarr United)

FUTSAL PLAYER OF THE YEAR Celino Alves De Freitas (Luxol St Andrews)

GFA PLAYER OF THE YEAR Ferdinando Apap (Victoria Hotspurs)

TOP SCORERS
BOV Premier League: Taylon Nicolas Marcolino Correa (Hibernians) 18 goals
BOV First Division: Erjon Beu (Lija Athletics ) 20 goals
BOV Second Division: Lazar Doric (Mgarr United) 17 goals
BOV Third Division: Royter Degiorgio (Xghajra Tornados) 17 goals
BOV Women’s League: Haley Bugeja (Mgarr United) 26 goals
GOAL OF THE YEAR AWARD Jurgen Degabriele (Hibernians vs Floriana)

BEST FANS AWARD Valletta

FAIR PLAY AWARD Fgura United

Awards by MFA Referees Committee: Clayton Pisani, William Debattista, George Portelli and Joe Camilleri

HALL OF FAME 
Malta Legend: Gilbert Agius
Outstanding Contribution to Coaching: Victor Scerri 
Outstanding Gozo Achiever Eddie Vella

PRESIDENT’S AWARD Fr Hilary Tagliaferro