Lija join Mqabba in second place — Dingli through to Knock-Out semi-finals

Lija Athletic joined Mqabba in second place in the BOV First Division thanks to a narrow 1-0 win in a direct clash. Lija and Mqabba now lie on the nine-point mark, one behind leaders St. George’s who however have a game in hand.

Admin Dzanovic scored the all-important goal on 72 minutes.

St. George’s will be in action on Wednesday as they take on Mosta.

Meanwhile Dingli Swallows were the last team to reach the semi-finals of the Maltco Lotteries First Division Knock-Out as they defeated Pietà Hotspurs 1-0 in the last match from the group phase.

Jareilly Chirino scored the all-important goal on 11 minutes.

Dingli finished second in Group 2 behind winners Mqabba. In the semi-finals which will be played in May, Dingli face Group 1 winners Lija Athletic while Mqabba take on Balzan Youths.