Nadur Youngsters’s Claudio Antunes is BOV GFA Player of the Month
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The Brazilian forward Claudio Antunes of Nadur Youngsters, has been awarded the BOV GFA Player of the Month for March.
He was a pivot in Nadur’s turnaround from a negative patch during the second round of the BOV GFA League to give recently crowned champions Xewkija Tigers a run for the title.
Claudio Antunes is best known as a forward, however, the Association said that the 28 year old, played a more retreated role, providing numerous assists to his team-mates, but still scoring three goals during March, one against SK Victoria Wanderers and two in their 8-0 win over Xaghra United.
The Brazilian is also one of the foreigners who has achieved the most success in Gozitan football since joining Nadur in the 2011/12 season.
The Association said that he is known as a motivator, especially in difficult moments, he boasts one GFA championship and 2 top-scorer awards as well as numerous caps with the Gozo League Team.
Regional Manager Horace Laudi, of BOV Gozo, at Bank of Valletta, presented the trophy to Antunes, who chose the Arka Foundation to benefit from the donation associated with this award.