Player of the Month – November 16

3 defenders feature in the player of the month nominations for November 2016 as the 3 games in the month provided goals from the back.

Joseph Chipolina – Lincoln Red Imps

j-chipsLincoln’s attacking left back continued with his good form over the course of November scoring 3 goals in 3 games in addition to an assist, helping Lincoln’s cause to pick up 9 points from a possible 9 to keep up with leaders Europa. Chipolina scored a tidy finish against Manchester 62 in the 6-1 romp, a vollied finish from inside the box in the 4-1 win over Lions and a brilliant hit from outside the box in the Imp’s 4-1 win over Mons Calpe.

Jean-Carlos Garcia – Lincoln Red Imps


Garcia makes it a double for Lincoln’s full backs in the list of nominees. Like Chipolina, Garcia was also in and amongst the goals in 3 games in November including a brace against the Red Devils which included a peach of a volley which flew into the top corner. Garcia also pounced on a rebounded effort from Joseph Chipolina to score against Lions.

Esteban Montes – St Joseph’s


The St Joseph’s centre back has been a real rock at the back for the Saints over the month, helping them retain their 7 match unbeaten streak throughout October and November. Aside from his strong defensive displays, the defender has also chipped in with a goal in 3 games over the past month which has seen St Joseph’s jump up to third in the table. Montes scored the opening goal with a well taken finish from just inside the box in their 6-0 thumping of Europa Point.

Michele Di Piedi – Mons Calpe

di-piediThe much travelled Italian, former Sheffield Wednesday midfielder, has been a consistent performer for the Calpeans despite a difficult month which has seen them lose to Lincoln 4-1 but picked up vital wins against Europa Point (4-1) and Manchester 62 (3-0). Di Piedi scored the consolation goal against Lincoln and another in their victory over Manchester 62.

Kike Gomez – Europa

kikeThe Europa forward was once again in devastaing form during November. Kike scored 6 goals in 3 games whilst also recording 3 assists. The striker was the man of the moment as he scored 4 in Europa’s 7-0 hammering of Lynx whilst also bagging himself a brace in their 3-0 win over Gibraltar United. Kike currently leads the goal scoring charts in the Premier Division with 11 goals from 8 games.

Vote below for your player of the Month:


Who is your Nov16 GFT Gibraltar Premier Division Player of the Month?

Joseph Chipolina (Lincoln)
Jean Carlos Garcia (Lincoln)
Esteban Montes (St Joseph’s)
Michele Di Piedi (Mons Calpe)
Kike Gomez (Europa)

Winner will be announced on Monday 5th December 2016