Naxxar Lions maintained their challenge for promotion with a most comfortable win over Birzebbuga St. Peter’s in a clash between two teams who are aiming at playing in Division 1 next season.
The Lions defeated Birzebbuga 5-1 thanks to a hat-trick by Gilbert Camilleri and goals by Andre Rocha Da Silva and Darren Falzon. Ronnie Celeste scored a consolation goal for the Saints.
Naxxar are now second on 36 points, followed by Mellieha on 35, Rabat 34, St. Patrick 33, Birzebbuga 31 and Zebbug 27.
In fact, in another match, St. Patrick defeated Zebbug Rangers 1-0.