Following a heavy defeat in a first friendly match on Sunday, the Malta Futsal national team bounced back with a good performance in a 2-2 draw with the Belgium Under-21 side at the Corradino Pavilion on Monday.
Kurt Azzopardi put Malta ahead after just one minute and Clint Cope doubled the score on the 11th. The visitors pulled one back on the 15th minute through Omar Rahou and six minutes in the second half, Abdelhak El Ghaadaoui levelled matters.
MALTA Matthew Mifsud, Xavier Saliba, Kurt Azzopardi, George Frendo, Dean Gera, Cedric Sciberras, Mohammed Taryk, Melvin Borg, Clint Cope, Kurt Bartolo, John Cutajar, Brian Baldacchino, Carlo Scicluna.
BELGIUM Antoine Mageren, Abdelhak El Ghaddaoui, Bilil Afettat, Omar Rahou, Ali Bouri, Ismail El Faroussi, Fabio Cirlincione, Mario Lunetta, Bilal Amin, Dimitri Nessen, Ismail Azzahafi, Damien Deprez, Walid Naciri, Sebastien Deswijsen.
Referee 1: Stephane Deraeve
Referee 2: Gjergji Bitri
Referee 3: Clinton Cassar
Time Keeper: Peter Abela