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BOV Female Player of the Month: Kirkop’s Jade Flask nets first award

| November 18th, 2014 | No Comments »

BOV-FEM-POM-October-2014-Jade-FlaskKirkop United’s Jade Flask is the BOV Female Player of the Month for October 2014.

Kirkop had a very positive month with three victories, each with a 7-0 score line over Hamrun, Lija/Iklin and Tarxien, which has kept them in the top section of the table. Jade Flask was on target, scoring a total of 9 goals in these three matches with a poker against Tarxien, a hat-trick against Hamrun and a brace in Kirkop’s victory over Lija/Iklin.

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Women’s Knock-Out Competition 2014/15 draws

| November 17th, 2014 | No Comments »

MFAThe draws for the Women’s Knock-Out Competition 2014/15 were held on Monday at the MFA Headquarters, Ta’ Qali.

Holders Birkirkara were paired with Mgarr United while champions Hibernians will be facing the winner of the clash between Swieqi United and Lija/Iklin.

First Round matches are scheduled for December 16, quarter-finals for March 10, semi-finals for May 4 and final for May 11.

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Esther Azzopardi to make comeback in international football

| October 30th, 2014 | 3 Comments »

Esther--AzzopardiFIFA Referee Esther Azzopardi will make a much-awaited comeback in international football after UEFA announced that she has been appointed as the referee for the UEFA Women’s Champions League match Round of 16 first leg match between Brøndby IF (Denmark) and Gintra Universitetas (Lithuania) being played at the Brøndby Stadion on Sunday 9th November.

Esther Azzopardi shall be assisted by FIFA Assistant Referees Sian Massey (England) and Angela Kyriakou (Cyprus).

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BOV Women’s League: Birkirkara beat champions Hibernians

| October 24th, 2014 | Comments Off

BOV-Women's-LeagueTwo second half-goals by Hanna Tegel and Raina Giusti enabled Birkirkara to beat Hibernians 2-0 in the clash between the two heavy-weights in the BOV Women’s League on Tuesday.

Tegel put the Stripes ahead on the hour and Giusti doubled the score ten minutes from time. This win leaves Birkirkara as the only team with maximum points from two matches as they had defeated Swieqi United 9-1 in their first game although Raiders (Luxol) and Mgarr United currently lead the way with seven points from three matches.

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Swieqi United support to the “Act for Breast Cancer Foundation”

| October 8th, 2014 | Comments Off

swieqi-women-ABCF2014In order to show support to the “Act for Breast Cancer Foundation” the logo of the Foundation will be displayed on the front of the playing kits Women’s team of Swieqi United FC for this season.

Swieqi United wanted to raise awareness on this important issue and will be assisting the Foundation in any way possible.
Swieqi United President Dr Justin Fenech stated that “Its our duty as active citizens, who love the game of football, to stand up and be counted when it comes to raising awareness on issues that may save lives. The sport community should play an active part on and off the pitch.”

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FIFA Live Your Goals campaign launched

| October 1st, 2014 | Comments Off

live-your-goals-launchThe FIFA Live Your Goals campaign meant to encourage more girls to play football was launched on Monday during a press conference at the Centenary Hall, Ta’ Qali.

MFA Senior Vice-President Ludovico Micallef said that the first women’s teams were established in the sixties but it was only in the following decade that the first women’s competitions were organised by the Ministry for Sports in the late seventies, there were several teams taking part.

The Malta Football Association took over the organisation of women’s football in 1995 and in order to promote the game more with girls, the Under-16 League was launched five years ago. He said that now this project will be targeting girls under the age of eleven.

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Hibernians win BOV Women’s Super Cup

| September 29th, 2014 | Comments Off

Hibs-win-BOV-Women-Super-Cup-2014Champions Hibernians scored twice in extra-time to lift the first honour of the season in women’s football, beating Knock-Out winners Birkirkara 2-0 to claim the BOV Women’s Super Cup.

Following a goalless draw at the end of the ninety minutes, Corissa Vella put the Paolites ahead on 101 minutes when he advanced upfield and lobbed the ball over goalkeeper Janice Xuereb.

Maria Azzopardi was sent off for Hibernians but they still managed to double the score ten minutes in the second half of extra-time through Francesca Chircop.

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