Mqabba, Lija through to Knock-Out semi-finals

Mqabba were the first team to reach the semi-finals of the Maltco Lotteries First Division Knock-Out as a goal by Claudio Calleja ensured they finished on top of Group 1, beating St. George’s 1-0. Clive Mizzi’s side therefore claimed maximum points from the four matches.

St. George’s and Dingli are second on three points while Pietà and St. Andrews lie on the one-point mark. Dingli and Pietà played two matches, St. George’s and St. Andrews three.

On Sunday, Lija Athletic defeated Mosta 3-0 to also secure a place in the semi-finals. Balzan Youths defeated Melita 3-1 in another match.

Lija end their comitments with ten points, followed by Balzan on 5, Mosta 4, Melita 3 and Msida 0.