Gowl G?all-Istrina 2010 raises €10,920 for l-Istrina

The sum of €10,920 was presented to His Excellency President Dr George Abela during the annual charity event, l-Istrina, by the organisers of Gowl G?all-Istrina 2010.

The second edition of Gowl G?all-Istrina was organised by a committee led by ?or? Micallef, co-producer of Replay, included representatives from the Premier League Clubs Standing Committee, the Youth FA and Replay. The activity was also supported by the Malta Football Association.

The All Stars Match which was held on Tuesday at the Hibernians Stadium brought against eachother the top local players and the foreigners from the BOV Premier League. The local selection, led by coaches Paul Zammit and Jesmond Zerafa, won 4-0 thanks to a brace by Stefan Giglio and goals by Christian Caruana and Michael Galea. Mark Miller and Todor Raykov led the foreign selection. The game was controlled by referee Marco Borg.

Before the game, the youth nurseries of the ten Premier League clubs took part in exhibition matches against each other. The comperes were Enzo Guzman, Sarah Agius and Ronald Briffa while Guzman and Thea Garrett provided the entertainment.

The ten clubs and their nurseries gave their contribution towards l-Istrina while the Malta Football Association and the Youth Football Association presented a donation as well.

During the programme Replay, the shirts of the ten Premier League clubs carrying the autographs of the players and the shirts of Andre Schembri and Justin Haber were also auctioned. This auction raised the sum of €2,225.

TeamSporT was the technical sponsor of this event.

The organisers would like to thank the Hibernians Stadium Management Board and the Management of the National Stadum for helping in the logistics of this event. Thanks also to General Soft Drinks Ltd, Sound Solutions Ltd, Best Print Co Ltd, ?eorge Borg Co Ltd, Office Group Ltd, Perry Travel Services, Alfsons Ltd and International Merchants Co Ltd for their support.