David Bugeja, Alex Felice Pace named Bas­ket­ball Play­ers of the Year

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David Bugeja was named as the BOV Bas­ket­ball 1st Di­vi­sion Player of the Year award for Bas­ket­ball while Alec Felice Pace won the 2nd Di­vi­sion Player of the Year award for the same sea­son.

Bugeja was a main pro­tag­o­nist in Vir­tus’ out­stand­ing sea­son where they won 5 awards, end­ing the sea­son on a high, beat­ing Ath­leta 3-0 in the be­stof-5 fi­nal. The ver­sa­tile player con­stantly fea­tured high in the score­sheets as well as earn­ing a rep­u­ta­tion as a tough de­fender

Felice Pace had a dream sea­son in 2015/2016. He was a main pro­tag­o­nist in Star­lites’ suc­cess­ful BOV Men’s 2nd Di­vi­sion league as well as in the U19 league, where he was also voted Player of the Year.

Ste­fan Abela, Com­mu­nity Re­la­tions Of­fi­cer at Bank of Val­letta pre­sented the win­ners with a com­mem­o­ra­tive tro­phy in the pres­ence of Paul Sul­tana, Pres­i­dent of the Malta Bas­ket­ball As­so­ci­a­tion. In the photo, he is seen pre­sent­ing the award to David Bugeja.

The win­ners in the re­spec­tive cat­e­gories are:

Bank of Val­letta Di­vi­sion 1 Men David Bugeja (Vir­tus Bas­ket) St James Hospi­tal Di­vi­sion 1 Women St­effi De Martino (Caffe Moak Luxol)

Bank of Val­letta Di­vi­sion 2 Men Alec Felice Pace (Star­lites)

St James Hospi­tal Un­der 23 Gaby Mif­sud (PAVI Depiro); Kurt Xuereb (PAVI Depiro)

St James Hospi­tal Un­der 19 Han­nah Al Tumi (Hiber­ni­ans) Alec Felice Pace (Star­lites)

St James Hospi­tal Un­der 16 Kristy Galea (Star­lites) Keith Dimech (Luxol )

St James Hospi­tal Un­der 14 Maya Vella (Hiber­ni­ans) Matthew Scerri (Star­lites)

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