Xewkjja Tigers striker Gennaro Hili, is the BOV GFA Player of the Month for December 2016.
During December, Hili was a major influence in Xewkija’s two decisive victories against Ghajnsielem and Nadur Yougsters. Gennaro scored both goals in Xewkija’s 2-0 win over Ghajnsielem as well as scoring the first goal in their identical victory over Nadur. The points gained through these victories helped them recover theclimb up the table and are now sharing the top spot with Nadur Youngsters.
20 year old Gennaro is one of the most promising young players in Gozo football. His football career started in the Xewkija nursery and had also played in the Malta FA Youth section with Hibernians and Hamrun Spartans. He has won several honours, both individually and with different teams in the Youths sector, as well as major honours since forming part of the Xewkija senior’s team. This is the first time that Hili has won this individual award..
The presentation of the trophy was made by the Regional Manager for Gozo, the Bank of Valletta Horace laud the field of training Tigers Xewkija in the presence of club officers, Xewkija players and the GFA Secretary Mr. Tony Grech. Gennaro Hili chose the donation associated with this award goes to Arka Foundation