Brincat, Gatt name women's national team, Under-19 squads

women-malta-israel140507pzcWomen’s national team coach Pierre Brincat and women’s Under-19 national coach Mark Gatt named their squads ahead of their commitments in the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup and the UEFA Under-19 Championship respectively.

The senior side will be travelling to Denmark on Thursday for a match scheduled in Vejle on Saturday before the final match from the group against Switzerland at the Victor Tedesco Stadium on Wednesday. The Under-19 side will be participating in a mini-tournament in Bosnia-Herzegovina where they will also face Romania and the Czech Republic apart from the hosts.

Photo (1): Copyright © Paul Zammit Cutajar

The Under-19 side faces Romania on Saturday, the Czech Republic on Monday and Bosnia-Herzegovina on Thursday.

The senior squad is made up of:
goalkeepers Keoney Demicoli (Hibs), Dorienne Grech (Gozo);
defenders Kelly Agius (Birkirkara), Rebecca D’ Agostino (Mgarr), Stephania Farrugia (Birkirkara), AnnMarie Said (Gozo), Gabriella Zahra (Birkirkara), Charlene Zammit (Hibs);
midfielders Ylenia Carabott (Hibs), Mandy Debono (Hibs), Natasha Pace (Mgarr), Kim Parnis (Birkirkara), Antoinette Sammut (Mgarr), Dorianne Theuma (Hibs), Dionne Tonna (Hibs), Emma Xuereb;
forwards Nicole Buttigieg (Gozo), Francesca Chircop (Hibs).

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women-u19-malta-nireland130830The Under-19 squad selected by Mark Gatt is made up of:
goalkeepers Rachel Xuereb (Mgarr), Maria Gatt (Mosta);
defenders Darya Attard (Pembroke), Marie Claire Aquilina (Hibs), Nicole Cutajar (Mgarr), Jade Grech (Kirkop), Emily Pace (Kirkop), Charlene Cassia (Kirkop), Celine Galea (Kirkop), Shona Zammit (Hibs);
midfielders Brenda Borg (Mgarr), Martina Borg (Hibs), Rodiana Borg (Hibs), Leanne Micallef (Pembroke), Alishia Sultana (Birkirkara), Claudette Xuereb (Hamrun);
forwards Raina Giusti (Birkirkara), Rodianne Zerafa (Raiders).