Vieux Fort South Picks Up $31,000.
IT was a clean sweep for Vieux Fort South on Thursday evening as the team collected a record eight individual awards and over $31,000 in the Blackheart Production prize giving ceremony.
The ceremony, held in the players’ lounge at the Daren Sammy Cricket Ground in Gros Islet, came nearly two weeks after a successful hosting of this year’s Blackheart Production/Saint Lucia Football Association Knockout Football Tournament.
The monies paid out covered goals scored, transportation, prize for teams that participated in the tournament and the sanction fee to the Saint Lucia Football Association for staging of the tournament.
Team Marchand, which finished second in the tournament, took home $11,750, while Gros Islet received $7,050 and Canaries $3,250 for third and fourth places respectively.
The participating teams will have to collect their monetary prizes at the SLFA head office on Barnard Hill.
The following individual and team prizes were presented on the night:
• Most “Elite” Youth Player: EkielGreenidge of Marchand.
• Best Manager: JefferBellas (Vieux Fort South).
• Best Assistant Manager: “Bosco” (Vieux Fort South).
• Best Coach: Emmanuel Bellas (Vieux Fort South).
• Fastest Goal Scored: Travis St. Pierre La Clery (7th minute strike versus Dennery).
• Best Dressed Team: Marchand
• Most Spectacular Goal: scored by Valdez Maximin, Marchand (scored versus Gros Islet in the semifinals)
• Best Goalkeeper: Leon Alexander (Vieux Fort South)
• Best Defender: Jamil Joseph (Vieux Fort South)
• Best Midfielder: Antonius Myers (Vieux Fort South)
• Top Goal Scorer: Lincoln Phillip and Antonio Joseph (Marchand and Vieux Fort South respectively – 4 each)
• Fair Play Trophy: South Castries
• Tournament MVP: Leon Alexander (Vieux Fort South)