Amidst some pomp and panache, the St Vincent and the Grenadines Football Federation (SVGFF) last Thursday night at the Russell’s Auditorium, hosted its Awards Ceremony for the 2019/2020 National Club Championships.
Taking the Most Goals award in the Second Division was Zidane Anderson of Richmond Hill. Pride and Joy’s Orlando Trimmingham and Emery Bailey of Largo Height shared a similar honour in the First Division,.
The Premier Division’s top goal scorer was Zidaine Sam of Greiggs.
Whilst there was no overall Most Valuable Player (MVP), there were MVPs awarded to a player from each of the clubs that competed in the championships.
Among the team awards, Roseans took the Most Disciplined Team in the Second Division, with Owia United and Bequia United doing likewise in the First Premier Divisions respectively.
The Best Attacking Team in the Second Division was Richmond Hill, while Volcanoes was the recipient in the First Division and System Three – Premier Division.
Gaining the Best Defensive Team award in the Second Division was Parkside Rollers, with Largo Height, the First Division awardee, and North Leeward Predators in the Premier Division.
In the overall titles, Parkside Rollers took the Second Division top prize, Richmond Hill was second, Strike Force- third, and Sharpes 09- fourth.
Layou champed the First Division; Largo Height was second , Volcanoes – third and Pride and Joy fourth.
And, Nemwil Hope International was crowned the Premier Division champions, ahead of North Leeward Predators. Taking the third place was System Three and Je Belle ended fourth.
Former national Captain and Senior National Team Manager and current Head of the local chapter of the CONCACAF Next Play, Theon Gordon was the Featured Speaker. He spoke on the topic- ‘A Football Marriage, a Future of Possibilities’.
Competition in the 2019/2020 National Club Championships was restricted to three divisions given the threat posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. There was no competition in the Female, Development and age groups categories.