COACHES BLOG #6
YEAR END FUNCTION AND AWARDS EVENING 16-11-2018
This weekend saw BCFC concludes a triumphant season that was full of excitement, nail biting games, inaugural tournaments, participation in other teams tournaments, giving back to the community through football development grassroots coaching other successful story. One that stood out was competing in the Inaugural Rand Central Local Football Association Ladies Champion of Champions and becoming the very first RCLFA Ladies Champion of Champions.
AWARDS EVENING AND PRIZE GIVING
The awards evening came straight after BCFC became the inaugural RCLFA DSL Champion of Champions. An event that every girl, parent, supporter and sponsor was looking forward to. After so many achievement this season, this was to crown it all – not only the event, but to crown the achievers of 2018.
The event was held at Venue 185, Beyers Naude Drive, a venue befit for Champions. All guests including the honored players were spoilt for choice when it got to the sweeter things in dining…at the entrance they were welcomed by the awesome cheese, bread and spread/dip table, sponsored by Maria Lambie, of The Cheescake Factory, and an exquisite Halaal starter table sponsored by Famida and Yusuf Bhabha, from 1st Call Plumbing. Juices and Fizzy refreshments were in great supply and soon became the hang out place for many on a very humid and hot evening.
The evening kicked off with Theo Buttress – owner, founder and coach of Bantwana College NPC FC welcoming all guest, players, parents, family, supporters, sponsors and friends. A presentation on the achievements and progress of BCFC was delivered hereafter the awards was presented:
Most dedicated player was presented to Nicola-annes Forfar for not missing one training session or a game this season;
Most Enthusiastic Player went to Caitlin Eastwood; who was unanimously voted for by the BCFC Committee;
Best Goalkeeper for 2018 was Jordyn Ramsden
Best Defender for 2018 was Liezl Windvogel
Best Midfielder for 2018 was Nicole Simon; and
Best Forward for 2018 was Yumnah Bhabha – all nominated by the BCFC Committee.
The Players Player of the Year 2018 was a tussle between Jordyn Ramsden and Gretel Buttress, and it was Gretel who piped Jordyn in the end to be nominated by her peers as Players Player of 2018.Top Goal Scorer with 13 goals this season by a big margin was Gretel Buttress who scored a brace in the Champs of Champs to ensure that BCFC was crowned the RCLFA DSL Ladies Champs of Champs for 2018.
The Player of the Year 2018 was undoubtedly Jordyn Ramsden, who not only made the u17 National Provisional Team earlier this year, but the JvW Schools Elite Team, won Goal Keeper of the year 2018, Played for the RCLFA Regional Team in the Regional league, kept BCFC in the league and ensure that they ended 4th and progressed to the Semi Final Stage of the league knockout, but undoubtedly kept BCFC in the hunt to become RCLFA Champs of Champs 2018. Well done Jordyn.
The event ended with thanks and the girls then enjoyed the music and dance that pursued thereafter. Until next season – #BCFC4LIFE!
A GIGANTIC thank you to our sponsors for 2018 and to our first 2 new sponsors for the 2019 Season: Dion Mclean & Carmen Bell from WeOrganise, and Sam Mcharry from S.M.A.S.H.
Watch out for our next blog or vlog on all social media platforms – we will continue to bring you the highlights of the 2018 Season as well as what could be expected for the 2019 Season and beyond, and what is happening in between. For now, thank you for choosing BCFC as your family club and team of choice and we pray that you will continue to support us, play for us, and be part of our footballing family in the future. We hope to make your experience a pleasant one and that you will excel, grow, learn and become the footballer you want to become; the supporter you choose to be; the sponsor that is proud of the brand they sponsor and the parent that has found a sporting footballing family to belong to. God bless, we shall see you on the field…. #BCFC4LIFE #2018ISGIGANTIC #2019ISGINORMOUS