|Posted on July 3, 2018 at 3:35 AM|
Traditionally handed at the start of a new campaign, the HFC end of the season award for the previous ESPZEN Saturday League 17 had taken an unprecedented three months to be completely handed out due to the winners made unavailable for various personal reasons.
HFC Player of the Season
Erdogan Albay, the now home-returned German was peerless in his overall contribution to the Blacks’ endeavour in a tough season, and was rightly named the Player of the Season, with consistent performance, while adding favour with silky skills to enthral many.
HFC Player of the Season, Erdogan Albay with Club committee members Kavin Singh, Nicholas Ledenmark and David Zheng
HFC Top Scorer
Stepan Lobov, a player who made an impact in his “loan” spell, was the undisputed marksman despite his short stint with the Hilderincs.
Hilderinc veteran, Denis Lobov recieves the Top Scorer award on behalf of his brother Stepan
Notwithstanding his limited tenure, the Russian remained top of the ESPZEN Saturday League 18 Division 3 Top Scorers’ list though he had played only half of the total games, leaving one to imagine how much more he would have netted had he completed the course.
HFC Players’ Player
An award given to the player with the most number of man of the match in a campaign was shared by Diogo Baptista and Sunny Tharidu jointly.
Diogo Baptista was a mainstay in the heart of the midfield and was an exceptional factor despite a weird season which was plagued by lack of results befitting the Blacks’ actual display.
Diogo Baptista with the Players' Player award
Sunny Tharidu, a defender originally, was thrown into the firing line as a makeshift goalkeeper, but the Sri Lankan was out of this world with his display between the sticks.
Sunny Tharidu recieves the Players' Player award from Kavin Singh and Nicholas Ledenmark
Pulling off non-human saves, Sunny was in awe-inspiring form, so much so that he left both teammates and opponents alike in disbelieve with his heroics.
HFC Most Valuable Player
An inaugural award meant to recognise a player who played an important role, both on and off the pitch, which was honoured by its first recipient more than the other way.
Dionisis Kolokotsas, HFC's Most Valuable Player
Dionisis Kolokotsas, the Greek veteran was more than just a player with his calming brotherly presence, leading the way by example and poise.
All at Hilderinc Football Club wishes to thank all the winners for their contributions and all the other players who gave their best last season.