Archive for the ‘Women’s Football’ Category

Depleted women’s national team faces mammoth task in Iceland

| June 18th, 2014 | Comments Off

women-malta-israel140507pzcThe Malta women’s national team faces an uphill task on Thursday as Pierre Brincat’s girls take on Iceland in another match from Group 3 of the FIFA Women’s World Cup qualifiers at the Laugardalsvöllur Stadium in Reykjavik.

Iceland are currently second in the group on 10 points from six matches and had managed to beat Malta 8-0 at Ta’ Qali in April. Therefore the Maltese faces an extremely difficult task, not only due to the strength of the opponents but also due to the absence of a number of key players.

In fact Brincat could not count on Dorianne Theuma, Rachel Cuschieri, Nicole Buttigieg, Mandy Debono and Emma Xuereb apart from goalkeeper Janice Xuereb. This left no option to the Malta coach other than naming in the squad several players from the Under-19 squad.

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Women’s national team loses in Serbia

| June 14th, 2014 | Comments Off

women-malta-serbia140213The Malta women’s national team suffered the seventh defeat in as many matches in Group 3 of the FIFA Women’s World Cup qualifiers after losing 5-0 to Serbia at the Gradski Stadion in Indjija on Saturday.

Malta coach Pierre Brincat could not field his best formation due to the absence of a number of regular players.

Indira Ilić put the hosts ahead after just four minutes and Jelena Čanković doubled the score on 28 minutes. Three minutes from the end of the first half, Aleksandra Savanović made it 3-0.

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Women’s national team takes on Serbia

| June 13th, 2014 | Comments Off

women-malta-israel140507pzcThe Malta women’s national team takes on Serbia at the Gradski Stadion, Indjija on Saturday in one of two FIFA Women’s World Cup qualifiers away from home in six days’ time.

Malta lost the six matches played so far, suffering thirty-one goals and scoring none. This includes a 0-3 defeat to Serbia at the Centenary Stadium last February. For Serbia, this was the only win in six matches, earning their only point in a draw with Denmark.

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Girls’ Primary School Festival concluded successfully

| June 2nd, 2014 | Comments Off

girls-festival-may2014The training grounds at Ta’ Qali National Football Complex hosted the now established Girls Primary Schools 2013-2014 Football Festival on Friday 23 May. It was the final day of a season-long manifestation which this time attracted 200 girls aged between eight and ten years. The first day of the festival was on the 19th November followed by the second on 14th January. The venues then were San Anton and St Martin’s schools respectively.

Ten schools were represented on this concluding day of the festival. They were San Anton, San Andrea, St. Martin’s, St Catherine’s, Theresa Nuzzo, Zebbug Primary, Fgura Primary, St Francis – Birkirkara, St Monica – Gżira and Chiswick House School. Each school team was under the guidance of their PE teachers.

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Birkirkara win Women’s Knock-Out

| May 17th, 2014 | 1 Comment »

women-bkara-hibs130129pzcBirkirkara came from behind to beat Hibernians 2-1 in the final of the Women’s Knock-Out at the Centenary Stadium on Friday.

After a goalless first half, Dorianne Theuma put the Paolites ahead early in the second half, Rachel Cuschieri levelled matters for Birkirkara nine minutes from time and four minutes later, Rebecca Chircop notched the winner.

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