Players to benefit from general amnesty confirmed

| August 7th, 2013 | Comments Off on Players to benefit from general amnesty confirmed

National StadiumThe Malta Football Association confirmed the list of players who will benefit from the general amnesty granted by the Council following a proposal by the MFA Executive Committee.

Players who were yet to serve a suspension of one or more matches following decisions by the MFA Disciplinary Commissioner or the MFA Board of Control & Discipline taken before August 1st, 2013 will also benefit from this amnesty.

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Ghedin names provisional squad ahead of Azerbaijan friendly

| August 6th, 2013 | 4 Comments »

ghedin-in-bulgariaNational coach Pietro Ghedin named a provisional twenty-three man squad ahead of next week’s friendly match against Azerbaijan in Baku.

The squad includes two foreign-based players – Andrei Agius who has just joined Torres Sassari and Omonia Nicosia striker Andre Schembri.

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Esther Azzopardi appointed for UEFA Women’s Champions League mini-tournament

| August 6th, 2013 | Comments Off on Esther Azzopardi appointed for UEFA Women’s Champions League mini-tournament

Esther--AzzopardiUEFA has appointed FIFA Referee Esther Azzopardi Farrugia to officiate in the UWCL 2013/2014 Qualifying Round Group 4 mini-tournament to be played in Portugal from the 08th to 13th August 2013.

The teams taking part with the Portughese hosts Clube Atlético Ouriense are FC Zürich
Frauen (Switzerland), Klaksvíkar Ítrottarfelag (Faroe Islands) and WFC Ekonomist (Montenegro).

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Birkirkara, Hibernians target first honour as season 2013/14 kicks-off on Wednesday

| August 6th, 2013 | Comments Off on Birkirkara, Hibernians target first honour as season 2013/14 kicks-off on Wednesday

BOV-Super-CupSeason 2013/14 kicks-off on Wednesday as BOV Premier League champions Birkirkara take on U*BET FA Trophy winners Hibernians in the BOV Super Cup at the National Stadium, kick-off at 20:00.

After finishing their commitments on level points last season, the Stripes claimed the title thanks to a 3-1 win in a decider with Hibernians winning the FA Trophy in a 3-1 win over Qormi to get some consolation.

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Floriana win AME Cup

| August 4th, 2013 | Comments Off on Floriana win AME Cup

ame-cup-launch-2013Floriana won the second edition of the AME Cup after defeating Mosta 2-0 in the final at the Sirens Stadium on Sunday.

Christian Caruana put the Greens ahead on the 22nd minute and Steve Pisani doubled the score twelve minutes from time. However just before the end of the first half, Mosta had two players sent off – Francesco Calcagno and Diego Fernando.

Qormi finished third as they came from behind to beat Balzan 2-1.

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