BOV Division 3: Mdina hit six past Ghaxaq — Pembroke secure promotion

Mdina Knights maintained the challenge for promotion to Division 2 as they defeated Ghaxaq 6-1 in one of the seven matches from the BOV Third Division in programme on Saturday.

Leaders Pembroke Athleta secured promotion as they beat Mgarr United 2-0 while second-placed Fgura United defeated Qrendi by the odd goal in five.

Marsaskala beat Swieqi United 2-1 while Mtarfa defeated Santa Lucia 3-0. Xghajra Tornados registered a 3-1 win over Sirens while Kalkara and Marsa shared the spoils in a goalless draw.

Pembroke lead the way with 55 points, followed by Fgura on 50, Mgarr on 43, Mdina 42, Ghaxaq 41, Xghajra and Santa Lucia 39, Swieqi 27, Marsaskala 25, Sirens 23, Qrendi 17, Mtarfa 15, Marsa 13 and Kalkara 5.