The Malta Under-21 side will be hosting Cyprus in a friendly match at the National Stadium this evening, kick-off at 20:00. This game forms part of the team’s preparation ahead of the UEFA Under-21 qualifier against Ukraine on May 29 in two weeks’ time.
Malta lost narrowly to Belgium in an Under-21 qualifier in March, suffering a late goal thanks to a controversial penalty.
With Valletta and Qormi due to play in the U*BET FA Trophy semi-finals, Camilleri had to leave their players out of the squad.
The players selected by Camilleri and his assistant Emmanuel Farrugia are:
goalkeepers Henry Bonello (Vittoriosa), Steve Sultana (Nadur);
defenders Adrian Borg (Mosta), Owen Bugeja (Floriana), Tyrone Farrugia (Msida), Andrew Scicluna (Birkirkara), Jonathan Xerri (Vittoriosa), Joseph Zerafa (Birkirkara);
midfielders Lyden Micallef (Mosta), Rowen Muscat (Birkirkara), Karl Pulo (Birkirkara), Beppe Muscat (Vittoriosa), Mark Scerri (Sliema), Luke Sciberras (St. Patrick);
forwards Sergio Hili (San Gwann), Richard Chetcuti (Warrington), Miguel Ciantar (Msida), Julian Galea (Melita), Mauro Grioli (Floriana), Terrence Vella (Mosta).
Thes game will be controlled by referee Clayton Pisani, assisted by Ingmar Spiteri, Alan Camilleri and fourth official Alan Mario Sant. Entrance is free.
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