Last Thursday was River Plate sports’ night of the year; the 2019 Sports Party was held at the brand-new events hall of the internal quinchos. In the ceremony, which was attended by the Club’s authorities led by President Rodolfo D’Onofrio, 1st Vice president Jorge Brito and 2nd Vice president Stefano Di Carlo, River recognized its most talented sportspeople in each of its disciplines, granting an award for best player of the year, sports revelation and River Plate value in each.
After the opening remarks by the President of the Physical Department, Federico Ferreyra, and the Sports Director, Daniel “Palito” Fidalgo, the representatives of each discipline came onto the stage to receive their medals.
Then, Rodolfo D’Onofrio and Jorge Brito addressed the sportspeople and coaches, thanked them for their effort and the passion with which they defend the Club’s colors and valued the social and sporting role River carries out every day.
Finally, the awards which honored Gastón Fernández (volleyball) as best player of the year, Macarena Rodríguez (field hockey) as River Plate value and Tomás Poggi (water polo) as sports revelation were granted.