The Malta senior national team and the Under-21 side will be in action in the first days of June in a friendly match and two European championship qualifiers.
The Malta A team takes on Luxembourg in a friendly match on Saturday 2nd June while the Under-21 side plays two UEFA Under-21 Championship qualifiers away from home to Slovenia and Sweden on Friday 1st and Wednesday 6th respectively.
National team coach Pietro Ghedin named a provisional squad of twenty four players for the Luxembourg friendly. Back in the squad are Cleavon Frendo, Dyson Falzon, Joseph Zerafa and John Mintoff while two new faces are Hibernians defender Ryan Camilleri and Melita striker Julian Galea.
The 24 players are:
goalkeepers Henry Bonello (Sliema), Justin Haber (unattached), Andrew Hogg (Valletta);
defenders Andrei Agius (Latina – ITA), Steve Borg (Valletta), Ryan Camilleri (Hibs), Jonathan Caruana (Valletta), Edward Herrera (Hibs), Alex Muscat (Sliema), Joseph Zerafa (Birkirkara);
midfielders Edmond Agius (Valletta), Shaun Bajada (Birkirkara), Roderick Briffa (Valletta), Clayton Failla (Hibs), Dyson Falzon (Valletta), Paul Fenech (Birkirkara), John Mintoff (Sliema) , Gareth Sciberras (Birkirkara);
forwards Daniel Bogdanovic (unattached), Andrew Cohen (Hibs), Cleavon Frendo (Valletta), Julian Galea (Melita), Michael Mifsud (Valletta), Andre Schembri (Panionios – GRE).
On the other hand, Ray ‘Zazu’ Farrugia named the following players:
goalkeepers Daniel Balzan (St. Andrews), Adrian Parnis (Sannat), Steve Sultana (Qormi);
defenders Owen Bugeja (Floriana), Yessous Camilleri (Balzan), Matthew Gauci (Hamrun), Luca Martinelli (Mosta), Zach Muscat (Pietà);
midfielders Jonathan Bajada (Mosta), Clyde Borg (Floriana), Triston Caruana (Qormi), Bjorn Kristensen (Hibs), Rowen Muscat (Birkirkara), Mark Scerri (Sliema), Ryan Scicluna (Birkirkara);
forwards Jean Paul Farrugia (Birkirkara), Leighton Grech (Vittoriosa), Miguel Ciantar (Balzan), Steve Pisani (Hibs), Terence Vella (Mosta).