Busy days for women's national teams

The Women’s senior national team and the Women’s Under-17 side will be in action in the coming days in friendly matches.

The Women’s national team will be hosting Luxembourg in a friendly match at the Centenary Stadium on Thursday, kick-off time at 11:00.

The players selected by coach Pierre Brincat are:
goalkeepers Sharon Costantino (Mosta), Stephanie Cremona (Hibs);
defenders Rebecca Chircop (Mosta), Gabriella Zahra (Birkirkara), Anna Maria Said (Gozo), Michelle Zuber (Gozo), Stefania Farrugia (Birkirkara), Kirsty Feasey (Reading);
midfielders Natasha Pace (Mosta), Chantal Fenech (Birkirkara), Dorianne Theuma (Mosta), Amber Grech (Pembroke), Mandy Debono (Hibs), Rachael Cuschieri (Birkirkara), Emma Xuereb (Mosta), Antoinette Sammut (Mgarr), Kelly Agius Pace (Birkirkara);
forwards Nicole Buttigieg (Ingersoll Flyers), Kathleen Saliba (Hibs), Ylenia Carabott (Hibs).

The Women’s Under-17 side will be playing two friendly matches against the Azerbaijan Under-17 side as part of the latter’s training camp in Malta.

The two matches will be played at the Rabat Ajax Ground on Friday 25th November and Friday 2nd December, kick-off at 20:30.

The players selected by Mark Gatt and his assistant Natasha Pace are:
goalkeepers Rosemarie Baldacchino (Pembroke), Janice Xuereb (Birkirkara);
defenders Tara Attard (Kirkop), Roxanne Attard (Tarxien), Rebecca Bonnici (Birkirkara), Cassandra Camilleri (Pembroke), Charlene Maria Cassia (Mosta), Daniela Farrugia (Raiders), Anna Maria Said (Gozo), Michelle Zuber (Gozo);
midfielders Brenda Borg (Lija / Iklin), Alexia Caschetto (Kirkop), Martina Cilia (Birkirkara), Anne Marie Muscat (Mosta), Sonia Schembri (Pembroke), Alishia Sultana (Kirkop), Jasmine Vella Turner (Mgarr), Claudette Xuereb (Hamrun), Shona Zammit (Raiders);
forwards Martina Borg (Pembroke), Sarah Caruana (Pembroke), Jade Flask (Raiders), Raina Giusti (Birkirkara), Amber Grech (Pembroke), Kimberly Magro (Tarxien), Gabriella Tonna (Hibs).

The youths from Azerbaijan arrived in Malta on Thursday for an eighteen-day training camp in Malta. The team will hold daily training sessions at the Centenary Stadium and will also play two friendly matches against Hamrun Spartans on Wednesday 23 at the Victor Tedesco Stadium at 20:30 and Hibernians on Tuesday 29 at the Zurrieq Ground at 20:00.

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