Women's national team defeats Northern Ireland U-19

The Malta women’s national team beat Northern Ireland Under-19 3-0 in the first of two friendly matches at the Centenary Stadium on Sunday.

The locals went two goals ahead during the first half thanks to Rebecca Chircop on 31 minutes and Antoinette Sammut on 43 minutes. Natasha Pace sealed the issue with a third goal on 74 minutes.

A second friendly match is in programme on Tuesday at 10:30.

MALTA Sharon Costantino, Rebecca D’Agostino, Rebecca Chircop, Gabriella Zahra, Stefania Farrugia, Dorianne Theuma (74′ Amber Grech), Mandy Debono (69′ Natasha Pace), Rachael Cuschieri (87′ Melania Bajada), Antoinette Sammut (66′ Kelly Agius Pace), Ylenia Carabott (80′ Chantal Fenech), Kathleen Saliba (46′ Nicole Buttigieg).

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