No football matches during Papal visit

No football matches will be scheduled on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th April when Pope Benedict XVI will be visiting Malta.

The programme for the weekend included two BOV Premier League, two BOV First Division and two BOV Second Division matches on Saturday, two BOV Premier League, two BOV First Division, two BOV Second Division and two BOV Third Division matches on Sunday.

Premier League matches will be played on Thursday 15 and Friday 16 – two matches at the National Stadium on Thursday 15, another two at the National Stadium on Friday 16 and one at the Victor Tedesco Stadium, also on Friday 16.

The National League 100 Anniversary Cup final which was due to be played on Wednesday 14 has been anticipated to Tuesday 13.

The BOV First Division matches which were due to be played during that weekend have been delayed by a week and will therefore be played on April 24, 25 and 26 while the last round of matches will be played between May 1 and 3. The semi-finals and final of the Maltco Lotteries First Division Knock-Out will also be delayed by a week.

The BOV Second and Third Division matches will be either anticipated to Thursday 15 or delayed to Tuesday 20.

The new fixtures will be confirmed officially in the coming days.