B’Kara, Valletta in battle for first honour of the season

The first honour of the season will be at stake on Thursday as Birkirkara take on champions Valletta in the third and final match of the Euro Cup.

The Citizens start as favourites as they only need a draw from Thursday’s game after defeating Floriana 2-1 in the first game. On the other hand, Birkirkara have to beat Valletta as they could only earn a point from a goalless draw with the Greens last Monday.

Both sides are expected to field more new players with Nigerian striker Alfred Effiong expected to make his first appearance for Valletta and Brazilian duo – defender Antonio Carlos Gomes and striker David Da Silva – should make their debut for Birkirkara.

The game will be played at the Hibernians Stadium, kick-off at 19:30. No tickets will be available at the ticket-booths as they were being sold in advance.

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