Second win for Malta in Under-17 Tournament

The Malta Under-17 side registered the second win in the Malta International Under-17 Tournament, defeating Romania 2-1 at the Victor Tedesco Stadium on Tuesday.

Andy Asandului put the visitors ahead but goals by Antoine Attard and Axel Xuereb gave Branko Nisevic’s side the three points.

Malta plays the third and final match against Northern Ireland on Thursday at the Centenary Stadium, kick-off at 12:30. The Irish defeated Liechtenstein 7-0 on Tuesday, after losing 0-3 to Romania on Monday.

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MALTA: Philip Schranz, Karl Micallef, Jurgen Sultana, Kurt Zammit, Dunstan Vella, Mike Vella, Juan Carlos Corbalan, Axel Xuereb, James Brincat, Antoine Attard, Beppe Jaccarini. Subs: Gennaro Hili, Connor Borg, Dario Zampa, Benjamin Zahra, Jurgen Degabriele.