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Mark Gatt appointed women’s national team coach

| January 22nd, 2015 | No Comments »

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The Malta Football Association has appointed Mark Gatt as the new national coach of the women’s national team. Gatt, who was the assistant of former women’s national team coach Pierre Brincat, has been offered a two year contract and will lead the team in the UEFA Women’s EURO 2015/2017.

Assisting Mark Gatt will be Frank Schembri at his first experience in women’s football. Schembri will be also the coach of the women’s Under-19 and Under-16 teams.

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BOV Women’s League: Birkirkara share top spot with Hibernians

| January 22nd, 2015 | No Comments »

BOV-Womens-League-2014-15Birkirkara are now sharing the top spot with champions Hibernians in the BOV Women’s League after suffering the first defeat off the field of play.

The Stripes had claimed maximum points from the matches played but Pembroke Athleta filed a protest against the result of the match played last week over the ineligibilty of two Birkirkara players. The MFA Protests Board awarded Pembroke the three points on Monday and therefore Birkirkara no longer enjoy a three-point lead over Hibernians.

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Women’s national team drawn with Georgia, Andorra and Faroe Islands

| January 19th, 2015 | Comments Off

UEFAWomensEuroThe Malta women’s national team was drawn with Georgia, Andorra and the Faroe Islands in Group B of the UEFA Women’s EURO 2017 – the draws for which were held in Nyon on Monday.

Malta will be hosting the mini-tournament which will be played between the 4th and 9th April. Moldova, Luxembourg, Lithuania and Latvia were drawn in Group A.

In a similar mini-tournament two years ago, Malta secured a place in the qualifying round of the FIFA Women’s World Cup after winning a group which included Albania, Latvia and Luxembourg.

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Birkirkara end first phase with maximum points

| January 14th, 2015 | 1 Comment »

BOV-Womens-League-2014-15Birkirkara ended their first round commitments with maximum points in the BOV Women’s League.

Champions Hibernians dropped their only points in a 0-2 defeat to Birkirkara. Raiders (Luxol) and Mgarr United are currently third on 22 points after both lost to Birkirkara and Hibernians, sharing the spoils in the direct clash.

Pembroke Athleta finished fifth on eighteen points, three ahead of Kirkop United. Birkirkara, Hibernians, Raiders (Luxol), Mgarr, Pembroke and Kirkop will be playing in the Championship Pool.

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Alishia Sultana wins last BOV Female Player of the Month award of the year

| January 9th, 2015 | Comments Off

BOV-FEM-POM-Dec14-Alishia-SultanaBirkirkara’s Alishia Sultana is the BOV Female Player of the Month for December 2014

The seventeen year old striker is an asset in coach Johann Scicluna’s strategy with her spot-on goal striking abilities and her altruistic style of play and excellent team work.

Her five goals in eight matches this season, one of them against Sliema in December were crucial for Birkirkara to remain on maximum points this season at the top of the BOV Women’s League.

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