Victoria Hotspurs’ Henrique Maciel is BOV GFA Player of the Month
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Henrique Maciel the Victoria Hotspurs striker, won the final BOV GFA Player of the Month for the 2016/2017 football season.
Although a slow start to the season put the Victoria Hotspurs out of contention for the title early on, Maciel’s contribution in April, during in his first season with the team, ensured a comfortable 5th position in the BOV GFA 1st Division League.
In Victoria Hotspurs 3-2 win over Kercem Ajax, Maciel stole the show, scoring a hat-trick in the process while also scoring twice in the 3-0 win over Oratory Youths. These five goals took his tally for the season to 14, the joint top scorer in the league with Xewkija Tigers’ Thiago Melo dos Santos.
Gozo Regional Manager at Bank of Valletta Horace Laudi, presented the BOV GFA Player of the Month trophy to Henrique, who chose the Arka Foundation to benefit from the monetary donation associated with this award.