Monday, 5th November 2018 – Four individual athletes, two officials and a local Club were officially presented their financial support from Maltco Lotteries following their success earlier this year at the 2018 SportMalta Awards Għażliet Sportivi Nazzjonali.
This contest which is organised jointly by the Malta Sports Journalists Association and SportMalta honours the best local athletes and officials who would have distinguish themselves with tangible results both locally and internationally.
During the presentation, Maltco Lotteries’ CEO; Mr Vasileios Kasiotakis said that the company is proud to be associated with this event. He added that the direct financial support to the winners is another confirmation that Maltco Lotteries is committed towards the local sports. Mr Kasiotakis reiterated that he is proud that, for the past years, Maltco Lotteries has set an agenda towards the benefit of local sports.
During his speech, the President of the Malta Sports Journalists Association; Mr Sandro Micallef, thanked Maltco Lotteries for the Company’s commitment to the SportMalta Awards Għażliet Sportivi Nazzjonali. Micallef added that this presentation comes at an interesting time where Maltese Sports is being pushed and given priority in the Government’s agenda with direct reference to local sports also from the Prime Minister himself.
The winning athletes who benefitted from Maltco Lotteries’ support are:
Duncan Micallef: Sportsman of the Year – Top Fuel Drag racing
Yazmin Zammit Stevens : Sportswomen of the Year – Weightlifting
Edward Xuereb: Youth Male Athlete – Tenpin Bowling
Sara Xuereb: Youth Female Athlete – Tenpin Bowling
Paul Sultana: Official of the Year – President Malta Basketball Association Coach of the Year
Angela Adamoli: Women Basketball National Team
San Ġiljan ASC Waterpolo: Team of the Year
Maltco Lotteries believes in sustaining a successful future for potential Maltese athletes and so motivates them through this incentive in furthering their talents, skills and abilities both on a local and an international level.