Balzan reach FA Trophy quarter-finals

fa-trophy-logo2014Balzan were the first team to reach the quarter-finals of the FA Trophy as they defeated First Division side Melita 2-0 at the Victor Tedesco Stadium.

Balzan had eliminated Fgura United 2-1 in the third round while Melita had defeated Mgarr United 3-1 and Rabat Ajax 4-1 in the previous rounds.

Lydon Micallef put Balzan ahead and Dylan Grima doubled the score twelve minutes in the second half.

BALZAN Ivan Janjusevic, Ryan Fenech, Justin Grioli (65′ Alan da Silva Souza), Clive Brincat, Samir Arab, Alfred Effiong, Lydon Micallef, Aleksandr Vujacic (78′ Sean Cipriott), Dylan Grima, Paul Fenech (88′ Jamie Zerafa), Elkin Serrano Valero.
Coach: Oliver Spiteri

MELITA Jean Claude Debattista, Luke Bianco, Emilio Cornago San Pedro, Beppe Jaccarini, Dino Cachia, Jean Pierre Attard, Francois Guihard, Alan Borg Olivier (76′ Andrej Vesic), Antoine Attard (68′ Luke Mifsud), Michael Cachia, Julian Abela.
Coach: Neil Zarb Cousin

Referee: Alan Mario Sant
Assistant Referees: Alan Camilleri, Luke Portelli
Fourth Official: Stefan Pace