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Women’s Under-19 side holds Romania in goalless draw

| September 13th, 2014 | No Comments »

UEFA-Women-Under-19The Malta Women’s Under-19 side held Romania in a goalless draw in a match from Group 7 of the UEFA Women’s Under-17 Championship at the Stadio Otoka in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina.

This was a most prestigious result for the team led by Mark Gatt, especially in view of the next two matches against the Czech Republic on Monday and Bosnia-Herzegovina on Thursday.

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Heavy defeat for women’s national team in Denmark

| September 13th, 2014 | 1 Comment »

2015-Women-World-CupThe Malta Women’s national team lost 8-0 to Denmark in another match from Group 3 of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup qualifying round at the Jokri Park in Vejle.

This was the ninth defeat in as many matches in the group. The team suffered fifty goals and scored none.

Captain Line Røddik put the hosts ahead on the 5th minute when she converted a penalty. Johanna Rasmussen doubled the score on 17 minutes and Mariann Knudsen 3-0 on the 27th. A minute later, Nadia Nadim increased the lead further with Simone Boye Sørensen adding another in stoppage time. Johanna Rasmussen made it 6-0 five minutes in the second half. Nadim 7-0 on 67 minutes and Line Røddik 8-0 on the 89th.

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

| September 10th, 2014 | Comments Off

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.

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Brincat names women’s national team ahead of World Cup qualifiers

| August 30th, 2014 | 2 Comments »

women-malta-denmark131124Women’s national team coach Pierre Brincat named an eighteen-strong squad for a friendly match against Goldaming Town FC and the two 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup qualfiiers against Denmark and Switzerland, scheduled for next month.

In view of these two qualifiers, Malta will host English side Goldaming Town on Friday 5th September at the Centenary Stadium. The team then travels to Velje, Denmark where Malta takes on Denmark at the Jokri Park on Saturday 13 in the first of two World Cup qualifiers in five days’ time. On Wednesday 17, Malta hosts group winners Switzerland at the Victor Tedesco Stadium.

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UEFA Women’s Champions League: Narrow defeat for Hibernians

| August 14th, 2014 | Comments Off

women-champions-leagueChampions Hibernians suffered a narrow 1-2 defeat to group winners Raheny United of Ireland at the Stadionul Clujana in Cluj Napoca, Romania in their final match from Group 2 of the UEFA Women’s Champions League qualifying round on Thursday.

The Paolites managed to take the lead through Dionne Tonna on the 15th minute. Catherine Cronin levelled matters seven minutes from the end of the first half and Clare Shine notched the winner eleven minutes from time to ensure Raheny won the group with maximum points.

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