Miguel Alba voted Foreign Player of the Year Published on: 25-05-2019

Miguel Alba

Miguel Angel Alba was voted best foreigner of season 2018/19 during the MFA Awards 2019 which were held at the Mediterranean Conference Centre in Valletta. Hibernians and Malta international defender Andrei Agius claimed the Footballer of the Year Award. 
 
Agius beat the challenge offered by Valletta’s Steve Borg, Henry Bonello and Rowen Muscat and Jake Grech of Hibernians.
 
Hibernians coach Stefano Sanderra was voted Best Coach.
 
Haley Bugeja of Mgarr United won the awards of BOV Women’s League Best Player and Women’s Under-19 League Best Player apart from ending as top scorer, while Valletta FC supporters receive the Best Fans Awards.

Valletta Supporters


In the other categories, Birkirkara midfielder Matthew Guillaumier was named Best Young Player ahead of Hibernians wing-back Joseph Mbong and Gżira United’s Juan Corbalan.The first inductees in the Malta FA Hall Of Fame are Gilbert Agius, Eddie Vella and Victor Scerri.
 
Jurgen Degabriele’s goal – a delightful volley in Hibs’ 1-0 win over Floriana on matchday 16 – was voted best goal.
 
Fr Hilary Tagliaferro, the president of the Youth FA, was honoured by Malta FA President Norman Darmanin Demajo who presented the President’s Award to the long-serving football administrator and coach.