BOV Premier League runners-up Valletta were drawn with Hamrun Spartans in the semi-finals of the U*BET FA Trophy. The draws were held on Thursday during the programme MFA Magazine on Smash Television.
Hamrun S. vs Valletta will be played on Monday 17th May. The other semi-final will be Qormi vs Tarxien Rainbows which is scheduled for Tuesday 18. Both matches kick-off at 19:30.
In the previous rounds, Hamrun Spartans defeated two First Division teams – St. George’s 3-0 and Marsaxlokk 1-0, going on to beat Sliema Wanderers 5-2 in the quarter-finals. On the other hand, Valletta received a bye in the first two rounds, defeating champions Birkirkara 3-1 in the quarter-finals.
Qormi made it to the semi-finals after beating Mqabba 3-0 and St. Patrick 5-1, both from Division 1, and Hibernians on penalties following a 1-1 draw at the end of extra-time. Tarxien Rainbows, on the other hand, beat First Division side Mosta 5-1, Floriana 4-1 after extra-time and another First Division side Balzan Youths 2-0.
The final will be played on Sunday 23rd May.