Alexis Espitia wins Assikura Award for December

For the third consecutive month, the Assikura Women’s League Player of the Month award has a different winner as Hibernians forward Alexis Espitia secured the honour for December.

Espitia joins Brenda Borg (Mġarr United) and Shona Zammit (Swieqi United) on the winners’ chart this season.

During the month of December, Espitia caught the eye with her lively performances in Hibs’ forward line. In the two games played by Hibernians during December, the American-born forward hit four goals against Mtarfa and added another in their final game of the year against San Ġwann.

Commenting on her nomination as winner of the Assikura Women’s League Player of the Month award for December, Espitia said: “I’m very pleased to win this award in my first season with Hibernians. I’m grateful for the constant support of my team-mates and the coaching staff. It is thanks to their contribution that I have been nominated for this award as they also played their part.”

Lucienne Cini, Chief Operating Officer of Assikura Insurance Brokers PCC Limited, sponsors of the Women’s League, presented the award to Espitia.