Four Premier League clubs will be facing each other in the second round of the U*BET FA Trophy – the draws for which were held on Thursday during the programme MFA Live on TVM.
Marsaxlokk were drawn with Vittoriosa Stars and Hamrun Spartans were paired with Tarxien Rainbows. On the other hand, Floriana and Hibernians will be facing teams from Division 1. Floriana take on Mosta and Hibernians face St. Andrews.
Second round matches will be played on Wednesday 8th December at the National Stadium and Hibernians Stadium.
In the first round, Marsaxlokk registered a narrow 1-0 win over Mqabba. Vittoriosa defeated Gozitan side Victoria Hotspurs 4-2. Hamrun registered a comfortable 5-0 win over Melita while Tarxien beat Balzan Youths 3-1. Floriana defeated Lija Athletic 3-0 while Hibernians beat Pietà Hotspurs 4-0. Mosta beat Dingli Swallows 5-3 after extra-time while St. Andrews defeated St. George’s 2-0.
The four teams to qualify from the second round will join holders Valletta, champions Birkirkara, Sliema Wanderers and Qormi in the quarter-finals.