Liechtenstein, Northern Ireland, Romania and Malta will be taking part in an Under-17 Easter Tournament which will be held between the 9th and 12th April. Matches will be played at the Victor Tedesco and the Centenary Stadium.
The team led by coach Branco Nisevic, who is assisted by Bill Mock, will be playing three matches in four days in what should be a highly-useful and intensive test for the technical tandem in view of the team’s future engagements in the UEFA Under-17 Championship qualifiers.
The programme of matches is as follows:
Monday 9th April
14:00 Malta vs Liechtenstein (Centenary Stadium)
14:00 Northern Ireland vs Romania (Victor Tedesco Stadium)
Tuesday 10th April
10:00 Liechtenstein vs Northern Ireland (Victor Tedesco Stadium)
12:30 Malta vs Romania (Victor Tedesco Stadium)
Thursday 12th April
10:00 Liechtenstein vs Romania (Centenary Stadium)
12:30 Malta vs Nothern Ireland (Centenary Stadium)
The provisional squad selected by Nisevic is made up of:
goalkeepers Antonio Chetcuti (Tarxien), Matthew Grech (Pietà), Philip Schranz (Melita);
defenders Josmar Farrugia (St. Patrick), Aaron Hili (Hibs), Gennaro Hili (Hamrun), Beppe Jaccarini (Birkirkara), Jake Micallef (Sliema), Karl Micallef (Pietà), Jurgen Sultana (Hibs), Leon Zammit (Birkirkara), Kurt Zammit (Birkirkara);
midfielders Connor Borg (Floriana), James Brincat (Mosta), Juan Carlos Corbalan (Floriana), Ryan Cutajar (Mellieha), Kurt Drakard (Valletta), Neil Pace Cocks (St. Andrews), Dunstan Vella (Hibs), Mike Vella (Sliema), Axl Xuereb (Sliema), Benjamin Zahra (St. Andrews), Dario Zampa (Valletta);
forwards Anton Attard (Melita), Jurgen Degabriele (Hibs), Glen Tabone (Floriana).