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Young Footballer Haley Bugeja awarded the Atlas Youth Athlete of the Month Award
Footballer Haley Bugeja awarded the Atlas Youth Athlete of the Month Award
17 year old footballer Haley Bugeja has been awarded the Atlas Youth Athlete of the Month Award for the month of December.
After a five-month absence due to an injury, Haley was back in action for U.S. Sassuolo in October, opening her Serie A Femminile 2021/2022 account with a goal in a 1-0 victory over Napoli. She has scored a total of 13 goals for the team.
In December, Malta’s Haley Bugeja, was also named as the best player in Italian Serie A Femminile and made it into the International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS) Women’s Youth Under-20 World Team 2021, and becoming the first Maltese player to do so.
The Atlas Youth Athlete of the Month Award is a joint initiative of the Malta Sports Journalists Association and Atlas Insurance. The adjudicating panel of this award takes note of all the youths’ achievements of the month under review and at the same time it invites local sport associations and federations to send in their nominations for consideration if they feel that any of their under-21 athletes have distinguished themselves during that month.