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BOV Division 1: Naxxar Lions promoted to Premier League, force championship decider

| April 27th, 2013 | 5 Comments »

BOV-First-Division---2012-2013Naxxar Lions gained promotion to the BOV Premier League after defeating Lija Athletic 2-0 in a decisive game from the BOV First Division at the Victor Tedesco Stadium on Saturday.

The Lions, who were third before Saturday’s games, ended their commitments on level points with Vittoriosa Stars who lost 1-4 to Pietà Hotspurs in another match at the Centenary Stadium. Therefore Naxxar and Vittoriosa will have to face each other in a Championship Decider.

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BOV Division 1: Comfortable win for Marsaxlokk — Decisive games for promotion on Saturday

| April 26th, 2013 | 3 Comments »

BOV-First-Division---2012-2013Marsaxlokk ended their commitments in the BOV First Division with a 4-1 win over Dingli Swallows who were relegated to Division 2.

Douglas da Silva Silveira converted a penalty two minutes from the end of the first half to put Marsaxlokk ahead. Rupert Mangion doubled the score on 67 minutes and five minutes later, goalkeeper Omar Borg increased the lead from another penalty. Douglas da Silva Silveira scored the fourth goal on the 78th before Dingli scored a consolation goal in the dying minutes.

In another match, Gudja United and St. Andrews shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw.

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BOV Division 1: Vittoriosa Stars promoted to the Premier League

| April 21st, 2013 | 6 Comments »

BOV-First-Division---2012-2013Vittoriosa Stars secured promotion to the BOV Premier League after defeating Marsaxlokk 6-1 in one of the two matches from the BOV First Division on Sunday.

Marcelo Pereira put Vittoriosa ahead on the 2nd minute and the same player doubled the score on the 4th. Marlon Grech pulled one back for Marsaxlokk one minute later. Vittoriosa made it 4-2 on the 8th thanks to a goal by Lydon Micallef while Mark Barbara scored the fourth goal on the 16th. Substitute Siraj Arab Eddin increased the lead further on the 78th before sealing the issue with a sixth goal six minutes from time.

The second team to secure promotion will emerge following next week’s clashes between Lija and Naxxar, Pietà and Vittoriosa. Vittoriosa lead the way with 44 points, followed by Lija on 42, Naxxar 41 and Pietà 40.

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BOV Division 1: Naxxar drop two important points in battle for promotion

| April 20th, 2013 | 1 Comment »

BOV-First-Division---2012-2013Naxxar Lions dropped two important points in the battle for promotion to the Premier League as they were held in a 2-2 draw by St. Andrews in one of the two matches from the BOV First Division.

The Lions went two-goals ahead by the end of the first half but the Saints scored twice after the break to level matters.

In another match, Gudja United defeated Mqabba 4-1.

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BOV Division 1: Lija, Pietà share spoils in draw

| April 19th, 2013 | Comments Off

BOV-First-Division---2012-2013A goal on the 90th by Raphael Alain Kooh Sohna maintained alive promotion hopes for Pietà Hotspurs as they earned a point in a 1-1 draw with leaders Lija Athletic. Leontiev Konda had put Lija ahead on the 15th.

Lija now lead the way with 42 points, followed by Vittoriosa on 41, Pietà and Naxxar on 40. This weekend, Vittoriosa take on Marsaxlokk while Naxxar face St. Andrews. A win for Vittoriosa would enable them to secure promotion to the Premier League.

In the final games next week, Pietà face Vittoriosa and Naxxar meet Lija.

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