The Malta Under-19 side shared the spoils in a goalless draw with the Bulgarian Under-17 national team in the second of two friendly matches at the Centenary Stadium on Wednesday.
There were hardly any shots at goal during the first half but after the break, with the wind blowing in their favour, the visitors tested Malta goalkeeper Jean Claude Debattista on a couple of occasions but the Maltese rearguard kept the Bulgarians at bay.
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MALTA (1st half): Jean Claude Debattista, Samir Arab, Dion Fava, Zach Tanti, Luke Grech, Daniel Zerafa, Brandon Muscat, Ayrton Micallef (33′ Ryan Spiteri), Siraj Arab, Isaac Zammit, Steve Schembri
MALTA (2nd half): Jean Claude Debattista, Karl Conti, Francesco Guzman, Godwin Mackay, Luke Grech (74′ Zachary Tanti), Shaun Attard, Brandon Muscat (64′ Llywelyn Cremona), Terence Agius, Ryan Spiteri, Dylan Micallef, Chris Vella.
Referee: Adrian Azzopardi
Assistant Referees: Roberto Vella, Duncan Sultana
Fourth Official: Glenn Tonna