Football Federation Australia (FFA) and NAB, together with Sydney FC are proud to announce Alex Gersbach as the November nominee for the Hyundai A-League, NAB Young Footballer of the Year 2015/16 Award.
Gersbach was proud to be named the November nominee for the Hyundai A-League, NAB Young Footballer of the Year 2015/16 Award.
"I feel privileged to be nominated for this award and I'm thankful to NAB for their ongoing support of grassroots football and the A-League.
“It would be a great honour to receive the NAB Young Footballer of the Year award, so to be nominated this month is very pleasing. I have to make sure my performances improve every week and I need to keep working hard.
“I would like to nominate Miranda Magpies as my junior club. I spent a lot of my years at that club and I'm grateful for everything they've done and everything they continue to do for local football in the shire. It makes me happy that I can help give back to the club that I played with from ages 6-10. Big thanks to NAB."
The Hyundai A-League NAB Young Footballer of the Year 2015/16 will be announced at the Hyundai A-League and Westfield W-League 2015/16 Awards Night on Tuesday 26 April 2016.
Paul Juergens, Chair of the NSW/ACT State Leadership Council & NSW Retail GM said he is delighted to see the NAB Young Footballer of the Year Award continue to unearth the stars of tomorrow.
“We congratulate Alex on his nomination and look forward to watching his development and growth on the football field in the years to come,” Mr Juergens said.
“We are also pleased to recognise Alex‘s junior club, Miranda Magpies (NSW) and hope that our support will help the club to continue developing the game at a local grassroots level”.
NAB has generously donated a $1,500 equipment pack and $1,000 in a NAB Community Saver Account to Alex’s chosen junior club.
The overall winner of the Hyundai A-League, NAB Young Footballer of the Year 2015/16 Award will receive a $10,000 personal investment portfolio, along with a NAB Private Client Manager to assist with a range of banking and financial services.
“As a supporter of the NAB Young Footballer of the Year Award, we are proud to play an important role in identifying and rewarding the future stars of the game. Who knows, we may even see some of the nominees donning the boots for the Socceroos in the future,” Mr Juergens continued.
Each month representatives from the FFA Technical department vote on a 3-2-1 basis for the most outstanding U-23 players in the Hyundai A-League during that period.