Birkirkara continued to strengthen their squad with the signing of Marsaxlokk and Malta international midfielder Gareth Sciberras. The 28-year old signed a three-year contract.
A product of San Gwann, Gareth Sciberras joined Pietà Hotspurs in summer 2000, making his Premier League debut. He moved to Marsaxlokk in summer 2005. With the Southseasiders, he won the Premier League championship in 2006/07.
Sciberras is expected to make his debut in the UEFA Europa League first qualifying round first leg against KS Vllaznia on Thursday. In fact, although the list of players eligible had to be submitted by June 20, clubs are allowed one change to the list twenty-four hours before the game.