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Women’s national team seeks place in Women’s EURO qualifying round

| April 8th, 2015 | Comments Off on Women’s national team seeks place in Women’s EURO qualifying round

UEFAWomensEuroAfter beating Andorra 5-3 and Georgia 2-1, a draw would be enough for Malta to secure a place in the qualifying round proper of the UEFA Women’s EURO as the women’s national team faces the Faroe Islands in their final match from Group 2 of the Preliminary Round at the Victor Tedesco Stadium on Thursday, kick-off at 11:00. At the same time, at the National Stadium, Georgia face Andorra.

Malta currently lead the group with maximum points from two matches, followed by the Faroe Islands and Georgia on three and Andorra without any points.

Addressing the media on Wednesday, Malta women’s national team coach Mark Gatt said that Malta cannot focus on a draw on Thursday, saying the team has to go out in search of a win.

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Two wins out of two for women’s national team

| April 6th, 2015 | Comments Off on Two wins out of two for women’s national team

UEFAWomensEuroA goal on the 90th minute by Dorianne Theuma enabled Malta to beat Georgia 2-1 in another match from Group 2 of the UEFA Women’s EURO Preliminary Round mini-tournament at the Victor Tedesco Stadium on Monday.

Following a goalless first half, Ylenia Carabott put Malta ahead on the 47th minute but Lela Chichinadze converted a penalty eight minutes later to restore equilibrium. The game seemed heading for a draw before Dorianne Theuma notched the winner to put Mark Gatt’s side on top of the group with six points.

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Winning start for women’s national team

| April 4th, 2015 | Comments Off on Winning start for women’s national team

women-malta-andorra150404Malta defeated Andorra 5-3 in the first match from Group 2 of the UEFA Women’s EURO Preliminary Round mini-tournament at the Victor Tedesco Stadium.

Lopez Vila put Andorra ahead on the 3rd minute but Malta was quick to equalise two minutes later thanks to Rachel Cuschieri. The Apollon Ladies FC striker put Malta ahead on 21 minutes and three minutes later, Dorianne Theuma made it 3-1. Malta increased the lead further two minutes in added time through Ylenia Carabott.

Dorianne Theuma extended the lead for Malta six minutes in the second half but six minutes later, Bibiana Gonçalves Correia reduced the gap and three minutes in added time, Muelas Marina Fernandez Muelas scored a third goal for Andorra.

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Women’s national team seeks second successive qualification

| April 2nd, 2015 | 1 Comment »

mark--gattThe women’s national team seeks a second successive qualification to the qualifying round proper of a European competition as Malta hosts Group 2 of the UEFA Women’s EURO 2017 Preliminary Round between the 4th and 9th April.

Malta faces Andorra on Saturday 4 at 14:15, Georgia on Monday 6 at 14:15 and Faroe Islands on Thursday 9 at 11:00. The three matches will be played at the Victor Tedesco Stadium.

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A draw for the girls’ Under-15 side against Romania

| April 1st, 2015 | Comments Off on A draw for the girls’ Under-15 side against Romania

girls-malta-romania150401The Malta girls’ Under-15 national team shared the spoils in a goalless draw with Romania in a second friendly match at the Centenary Stadium on Wednesday.

This was another good test for the young girls led by coach Dorianne Theuma after a fine debut in their first game on Monday.

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