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