Malta Under-21 national coach Silvio Vella named the squad which will travel to the Czech Republic and Montenegro for the two UEFA Under-21 Championship qualifiers away from home. Malta plays the Czech Republic on Friday and Montenegro on Tuesday.
Malta is currently leading the way in the group with a draw against Moldova and a 2-1 win over Latvia in another two matches away from home. The Czech Republic is yet to play their first game while Montenegro beat Moldova 1-0.
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The players selected by Vella and his assistant Noel Turner are:
goalkeepers Jurgen Borg (Hibs), Matthew Calleja Cremona (Floriana);
Samir Arab (Balzan), Cain Attard (Birkirkara), Emanuel Briffa (Floriana), Karl Micallef (Pietà), Michael Johnson (St. Andrews), Daniel Zerafa (Tarxien);
midfielders Terence Agius (Balzan), Johann Bezzina (Sliema), Conor Borg (Floriana), Ryan Camenzuli (Birkirkara), Kyle Cesare (Pietà), Llywelyn Cremona (Valletta), Brandon Muscat (Tarxien);
forwards Jurgen Degabriele (Hibs), Joseph Mbong (Hibs), Luke Montebello (Tarxien), Kurt Zammit (Birkirkara).