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Women’s Knock-Out: Four teams reach semi-finals

| February 7th, 2014 | Comments Off

20110208-101108.jpgBirkirkara, Hibernians, Kirkop United and Mgarr United secured a place in the semi-finals of the Women’s Knock-Out after emerging as winners in the quarter-finals which were played on Tuesday.

Champions and Women’s Knock-Out holders Birkirkara defeated Pembroke Athleta 5-0 while Mgarr United beat Gozo 1-0 in another clash between two teams from the BOV Women’s First Division.

Hibernians defeated BOV Women’s Second Division leaders Tarxien Rainbows 7-0 while Kirkop United defeated Fgura United – also from the Second Division – 6-1.

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BOV Women’s League: First defeat for Hibernians

| January 24th, 2014 | 1 Comment »

bov-women-first-division-2013-2014Champions Birkirkara move three points clear at the top of the BOV Women’s First Division table as they defeated Hibernians 2-0 in a top-of-the-table clash at the Luxol Stadium on Tuesday. This was the first defeat for the Paolites this season after winning the Women’s Super Cup and the first eight matches of their BOV Women’s First Division campaign.

Hibernians could re-join the Stripes at the top should they beat third-placed Gozo next week.

Rachel Cuschieri scored the two goals for Johann Scicluna’s side.

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Dionne Tonna is BOV Player of the Month for November, December

| January 14th, 2014 | Comments Off

BOV-FPOM-Nov-Dec-13--Dionne-TonnaHibernians striker Dionne Tonna had an excellent ending in 2013 when she was selected as the BOV Female Player of the Month for both November and December.

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FIFA Women’s World Ranking: Malta climbs to 87th

| December 20th, 2013 | Comments Off

women-malta-denmark131124Despite two defeats to Israel and Denmark, Malta climbed another place in the FIFA/Coca-Cola Women’s World Ranking to end 2013 in the 87th place. This is the highest ever ranking for the women’s national team. In December 2012, Malta was ranked 104th.

In 2013, Malta played six matches – a friendly match against Cyprus in January which ended in a 1-1 draw. Malta then drew 1-1 with Albania and defeated Luxembourg 6-0 and Latvia 2-0 in a FIFA Women’s World Cup mini-tournament to reach the qualifying round proper. Malta lost 2-0 to Israel away from home, losing 0-5 to Denmark at the Centenary Stadium last month.

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