Waterpolo Steals the Show


Waterpolo was the leading sport at the 2015 Sport Malta Awards Għazliet Sportivi Nazzjonali as the Aquatic Sport Association scooped no fewer than four major awards at a presentations night that was staged at the Mediterranean Conference Centre, yesterday. Steve Camilleri, whose goals propelled the waterpolo national team into the European Championship finals and an eventual 15th place overall, was named Sportsman of the Year.

Karl Izzo, the man who led the side in Belgrade this winter, retained the best coach title for a third year running and San Ġiljan prodigy Ben Plumpton, also Malta U-17 skipper, was voted youth of the year.

The waterpolo national team’s exploits on the international scene did not go unnoticed with the voting panel as they topped the Team of the Year category for a second year in succession.

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