The Malta national futsal team will be playing two friendly matches against Finland at the Cottonera Sports Complex on Thursday 14 and Friday 15.
These two games will serve as preparation for the team ahead of next year’s UEFA Futsal EURO 2012 Preliminary round Group D mini-tournament which will be held in January. Malta will be meeting Lithuania, France and Bulgaria.
The players selected by coach Vic Hermans and his assistant Bert Kessen selected the following players:
goalkeepers Brian Baldacchino, Matthew Mifsud, Bjorn Vassallo;
players Melvin Borg, Christopher Brincat, Clint Cope, John Cutajar, Nicola Del Re, Alan Galea, Jeanbert Gatt, Dean Gera, Robert Magro, Jonathan Magri Overend, Carlo Scicluna, Xavier Saliba, David Smith, Frank Xerri.
The first match will be played on Thursday at 20:00 and will be controlled by referees Timo Onatsu, Gjergi Bitri and Matthew Vella; time keeper Paul Apap. The second match will be played on Friday at 20:00 and will be controlled by Franco Cachia, Timo Onatsu and Adrian Caruana; time-keeper Omar Barbara.