Women’s League: Champions to face Hibernians in first league game

The draws for Women’s First Division League and the Women’s Second Division League were held on Thursday at the MFA Headquarters, Ta’ Qali.

Champions Birkirkara were drawn to face Hibernians in the first league game in the First Division. Gozo take on Mosta while Raiders Luxol, formerly Sliema Raiders, face newly-promoted Mgarr United.

In the Second Division, Melita, who were relegated from the top division, will be facing St. Venera Yellow Blues. Pembroke Athleta, who finished as runners-up last season, take on Lija/Iklin. In the other matches, Kirkop United take on Tarxien Rainbows and Marsa face Hamrun Spartans.

Newcomers Zurrieq will be facing Kirkop in their first game.

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The season is expected to kick-off on October 5 with the Women’s Super Cup between Birkirkara and Mosta. The Women’s Second Division will kick-off the following day.

Women First Division Draws 2010/2011
A – Raiders (Luxol) vs B – Mgarr United
C – Gozo vs D – Mosta
E – Birkirkara vs F – Hibernians

Women Second Division Draws 2010/2011
A – Kirkop United vs B – Tarxien Rainbows
C – Lija/Iklin vs D – Pembroke Athleta
E – Marsa vs F – Hamrun Spartans
G – Sta. Venera Yellow Blues vs H – Melita
I – Zurrieq vs A – Kirkop United