THE Bay Gardens Hotel Conference Room will come alive on February 28. when for the first time in its history the Gros Islet Football League will stage an awards ceremony to recognize the hard work of its various football teams, administrators, coaches, officials, sponsors and supporters.
According to the organizers last year was a successful one for the district as they secured championship titles in three out of the six national competitions they competed in namely – Under – 18, Under – 23 and the Super League Competition.
Vying for the individual awards in the Under – 16 category: strikers- Linus Clovis and Daniel Biscette, midfielders Gabriel Biscette and KimaniJeremie, defenders SebastienRibo and Gaius Godfrey, Goal – Keepers AlstanEstephane, and Donel Edward.
In the Under – 18 category will be strikers Aaron Richard and Nictus Lawrence, midfielders Kadeem Ellis, and Tev Lawrence, Defenders Melvin Doxilly and Gaius Godfrey, and Goalkeepers Murray Jules and NaquainRocke.
The Under-23 category contenders will be strikers AramisLorde and Tonius Simon, Midfielders Eden Charles and CharleryMathurin, defenders Otev Lawrence and David Sam, and goal-keepers Caster James and Allian Ashby.
The senior category contenders are: strikers Troy Greenidge and Elijah Louis, midfielders Everton Lambert and Eden Charles, defenders John-Perry Joseph and Otev Lawrence and goalkeepers Randy Poleon and Caster James.
Other awards include; Coaches, Community Achievement Award – Francis Mc Donald and Dermot Chris Monrose, Coach of the Year – Daran Gaspard and Francis Mc Donald, and Lifetime Achievement Award.
Team Awards at stake are for Most Disciplined Team, Most Improved Team and Team of the Year, while the President’s Awards include Academic Achievement Award, Outstanding Youth Player, Fan of the Year, Longevity Award, Executive Member of the Year and Most Impressive Player.