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Historic qualification for women’s national team

| April 9th, 2013 | 14 Comments »

women-malta-latvia130409The women’s national team secured a place in the qualifying round of the FIFA Women’s World Cup after winning the Group A Preliminary Round mini-tournament after beating Latvia 2-0.

This was a historic achievement for the team led by Pierre Brincat as it was the first time that the women’s national team won a mini-tournament.

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FIFA Women’s World Cup: Malta hits six past Luxembourg

| April 6th, 2013 | 4 Comments »

women-malta-luxembourg130406The Malta women’s national team registered an impressive 6-0 win over Luxembourg in another match from Group 1 of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup Preliminary Round mini-tournament at the Centenary Stadium on Saturday.

It was Ylenia Carabott who put Malta ahead on the 12th minute. The locals doubled the score on the 25th minute after Dick floored Dorianne Theuma inside the area. From the penalty spot, Theuma made no mistake. Ylenia Cuschieri made it 3-0 on the 28th minute and Nicole Buttigieg added another one minute later.

Five minutes in the second half, Buttigieg scored Malta’s fifth goal. Dorianne Theuma sealed the issue with the sixth goal on 61 minutes.

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FIFA Women’s World Cup: Malta held by Albania

| April 4th, 2013 | 2 Comments »

women-malta-albania130404daThe Malta women’s national team was held in a 1-1 draw by Albania in a match from Group 1 of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup Preliminary Round qualifying mini-tournament at the Centenary Stadium on Thursday.

Albania who are taking part in an international competition for the first time managed to take the lead on the 76th minute thanks to Ellvana Curo. However the Maltese reaction was immediate and Dorianne Theuma levelled matters four minutes later.

In another match, Luxembourg and Latvia shared the spoils in a goalless draw.

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Malta women’s national team hosts World Cup qualifying mini-tournament

| April 2nd, 2013 | 3 Comments »

2015-Women-World-CupMalta will be hosting the Group A mini-tournament from the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup between Thursday 4th and Tuesday 9th April. Taking part will be Albania, Latvia and Luxembourg apart from Malta.

The quadrangular tournament is expected to be an interesting one, with all the four teams offering a challenge to proceed further in the competition. The top two teams in the group, together with the top two teams in another Preliminary Round group – featuring Montenegro, Faroe Islands, Georgia and hosts Lithuania – will progress to the qualifying group stage, joining the 38 top-ranked nations.

In the first match on Thursday at the Centenary Stadium, kick-off at 16:00, Malta take on Albania who will be playing their first ever women’s games in Malta.

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BOV Women’s Division 1: Hibernians inflict first defeat on Mosta

| March 29th, 2013 | Comments Off

BOV-Women-First-Division-12-13Champions Birkirkara joined Mosta on top the BOV Women’s First Division as the latter suffered their first defeat, losing 0-1 to Hibernians at the Mgarr Ground. The Paolites, move to just three points behind the leaders.

The clash between Mosta and Hibernians was a most balanced encounter with the all-important goal being scored on the 65th minute after Mosta goalie Sharon Costantino brought Ylenia Carabott down inside the area. From the penalty spot, Carabott converted to hand Hibernians the three points.

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