BOV Division 3: Mdina, Kirkop register wins

Mdina Knights and Kirkop United registered wins in two matches from the BOV Third Division on Tuesday.

In Section B, Kirkop beat Gozo FC 5-1 to move second, one point ahead of Luqa St. Andrew’s.

The main highlight of the match was however was an act of fair play. With the score still 0-0, Kirkop kicked the ball off the field to allow treatment to an injured Gozitan player. When the play restarted, the ball was handed by the Gozitans to Kirkop but the ball from the back pass was completely missed by the Kirkop goalkeeper allowing it to sail into the net.

But justice had to be done and a Kirkop player was allowed to walk the ball upfield from the kick-off and kick it into the net as their opponents stood by, making the score 1-1.

Section Winners Gharghur lead the way with 41 points after defeating Ghaxaq 5-0 on Sunday.

In Section A, Mdina Knights maintained their challenge for promotion with a 4-1 win over Qrendi. A win which puts them just one point behind Attard.

Sta. Venera, who defeated Xghajra 1-0 on Sunday, lead the way with 46 points, followed by Siggiewi on 43, Gudja 42, Attard 33 and Mdina 32.

Siggiewi take on Attard next Sunday while Gudja face Marsaskala.