The Malta Academy (born 1998) defeated Catania 3-2 in a friendly match at Torre Del Grifo Village in Catania on Thursday. This game was the first of two friendly matches for the team led by coach Anthony Garzia and Youth Development Officer Sergio Soldano.
Michele Sansone, Aiden J. Friggieri and Matthew Barthet scored the goals for the Malta Academy.
A second friendly match between the two teams will be played on Saturday.
MALTA ACADEMY: Dorian Bugeja, Matthew Guillaimier, Connor Zammit, Nicholas Pulis, Jean Borg, Nick Ghio, Aiden J. Friggieri, Kieran Xuereb, Zachary Brincat, Paul Lapira, Jamie Zerafa.
SUbstitutes: Andreas Vella, Matthew Barthet, Russell Fenech, Jamie Magri Overend, Michele Sansone, Jurgen Sciriha, Gavin Schranz.