Maltese officials for UEFA Under-17 mini-tournament

| March 19th, 2013 | Comments Off

kevin-azzopardi-ingmar-spiteriFIFA officials Kevin Azzopardi and Ingmar Spiteri have been appointed to officiate in a UEFA Under-17 European Championship 2013 Elite Round Group 1 mini-tournament in Croatia.

The teams taking part with hosts Croatia are Belgium, France and Spain.

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Penev, Prandelli name squads for World Cup qualifiers.

| March 18th, 2013 | Comments Off

2014-FIFA-World-CupBulgaria coach Luboslav Penev and Italy coach Cesare Prandelli named the provisional squads for the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

Malta faces Bulgaria on Friday 22 and then hosts Italy on Tuesday 26.

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Another draw between Rabat and Melita — Balzan, Qormi share spoils in eight-goal thriller

| March 18th, 2013 | 7 Comments »

Victor Tedesco StadiumRabat Ajax made a good comeback to earn a point in a 2-2 draw with Melita. A result which however satisfied neither side as they remain in the bottom two places.

Melita seemed heading towards a comfortable win but Rabat rescued a point with two goals in the second half. Rabat now lie one point behind Hamrun Spartans and one ahead of Melita.

Balzan and Qormi earned a point each in a highly entertaining 4-4 draw as the two teams edged closer to securing their Premier League status.

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BOV Division 1: Vittoriosa extend positive run to take sole leadership

| March 18th, 2013 | 14 Comments »

BOV-First-Division---2012-2013Vittoriosa Stars extended their unbeaten record to ten matches without defeat as they beat Dingli Swallows 2-1.

Kain Roomes put Dingli ahead on the 9th minute. Marcelo Pereira equalised on the 32nd minute and Gary Muir converted a penalty on 69 minutes to hand Vittoriosa the three points.

Naxxar Lions missed the chance to join Vittoriosa on top as they lost 1-3 to Birzebbuga St. Peter’s in another match.

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Under-16 Girls’ national team take part in UEFA mini-tournament

| March 18th, 2013 | Comments Off

girls-under-16-march2013The Malta Under-16 Girls’ team will be travelling to Greece to take part in the UEFA mini-tournament to be played which will be played this week. Besides Malta the other three teams are Greece, Israel and Azerbaijan.

The team, under the charge of Pierre Brincat, will be playing three matches in as many days. This will be a stiff test to which the players are not accustomed. Nevertheless, in the past months the squad went through an intensive programme of physical preparation in order meet the tough demands later this month.

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