The Malta women’s Under-17 side defeated Azerbaijan in the opening match from the UEFA Development Tournament being playing in Tallinn, Estonia.
Azerbaijan took the lead on the 42nd minute but six minutes later, Demi Magri levelled matters. Malta notched the winner on the 51st minute thanks to Valentina Rapa.
Malta will be in action once again on Wednesday as they take on Finland.
MALTA: Sarah Zarb, Michela Bonello Ghio (33′ Demi Magrin), Maia Debono (56′ Angelique Schembri), Jessica Dimech (41′ Valentina Rapa), Chloe Ann Ellul, Maria Farrugia, Michela Felice (41′ Amy Busuttil), Celeste Grech, Nicole Sciberras, Rohanne Zahra (63′ Nicole Zammit), Samantha Zarb (63′ Shakira Bugeja).