The draws for both the Under 15 and Under 17 Knock-Out Competitions, sponsored by the Ministry of Finance, the Economy and Investment through the National Lotteries Good Causes Fund, were held on Friday, 29th April at the Youth FA premises in Ta’ Qali in presence of officials and coaches from the interested nurseries.
The General Secretary of the YFA, Mr. Joe Micallef, explained that the format will be the same used last season and that the nurseries eligible to participate in this competition, were the first three teams placed in Section A, the first two in Section B and the winners of Sections C1, C2 and C2 in both age categories. In the case that matches finish in a draw during the quarter final stage, the matches will go directly to penalties. At semi final and final stage, any game that finishes in a draw, an extra time period of 15 min. + 15 min. and eventual penalties will determine the winner.
Mr. Robert Attard, Vice President of the Youth Football Association, proceeded to the draw, which resulted as follows:-
Saturday 21st May,2011
18.00 U/15 QF Winner Section A vs San Gwann Luxol Ground
19.30 U/15 QF 2nd Section A vs Zebbug Luxol Ground
18.00 U/15 QF Mgarr vs Pembroke V. Tedesco Stadium
19.30 U/15 QF 3rd Section A vs Kirkop V. Tedesco Stadium
Sunday 29th May, 2011
18.00 U/17 QF Winner Section B vs 2nd Section B Luxol St And Grd
19.30 U/17 QF 3rd Section A vs 2nd Section A Luxol St And Grd
18.00 U/17 QF Winner Section A vs Winner Section C1 V. Tedesco Stadium
19.30 U/17 QF B’Bugia vs Winner Section C3 V. Tedesco Stadium
The semi finals will take place on Wednesday, 1st June, whilst the finals will be played on Sunday, 5th June at the Luxol St. Andrew’s Grounds.