BOV Division 3: Lightnings move top

St. Venera Lightnings moved on top Section A of the BOV Third Division thanks to a 3-1 win over Xghajra Tornados. Siggiewi, on the other hand, lost 0-1 to Attard on Sunday, therefore leaving the Lightnings on top.

Sta. Venera now lead the way with 21 points, followed by Siggiewi on 19, Gudja on 17, Mdina and Santa Lucia on 16 and Attard 14. Gudja, however, have a game in hand.

Mdina Knights beat Qrendi 4-1 while Santa Lucia beat Swieqi United 2-0. For Swieqi, this was the fourth defeat in five matches following an encouraging start.

In Section B on Friday, Pembroke Athleta defeated Kirkop United 2-0 while Fgura United and Gozo shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw.

Pembroke, Fgura and Gozo are now joint-fourth on ten points. Gharghur lead the way with 16 points, followed by Luqa on 13 and Kirkop 12.

Fgura have been awarded three points following a protest over the result of the game against Ghaxaq.