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Islanders FC takes 2020 National League Trophy

The Islanders FC have walked away as the 2020 National League Champions in the Virgin Islands (VI), receiving the cash prize and trophy during a presentation ceremony held on Sunday, December 20, 2020.

The presentation ceremony took place in East End/Long Look for the yearlong league, however, in a showcase game ahead of the ceremony, FA All-Star XI won 2-0 against Islanders FC with goals that were scored by Curtly Peters and T’Khoi Richardson.

BVI Football Association (BVIFA) President Mr Andrew ‘Andy’ Bickerton on hand for the weekend presentation provided Islanders FC with the National League Trophy in addition to a winner’s check valued at $10,000.

More awards to several players

Awards also went to Nigel Sanderson for Most Goals (20), Sheldon Harry as MVP, Luca Reich out of Wolues FC as Most Outstanding Youth Player Linden Williams from Sugar Boys FC took the Golden Glove award and Sugar Boys FC received the award for Fair Play.

Commenting on the overall win, Mr Bickerton said, “Congratulations go to the Islanders on securing another National League Championship,” for the 2020 edition of the League.

Mr Bickerton continued, “They played exciting, attacking football and deserved their success. They can now look forward to their opportunity to compete in the Caribbean Club Championship in 2021.”


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