AME Cup: Second win for Birkirkara

Birkirkara are the only team with maximum points from two matches in Group A as they defeated Qormi 3-2.

Rabat Ajax, who had defeated Qormi last Sunday, suffered a 0-4 defeat to Sliema Wanderers.

In the first game, Abubakar Bello-Osagie put Qormi ahead on 12 minutes but Joselito dos Reis levelled matters for Birkirkara on the 19th. Joseph Chetcuti made it 2-1 on 31 minutes but sixteen minutes in the second half, Rodrigo Pereira equalised. One minute in added time, Joselito dos Reis notched the winner for Birkirkara to hand the Stripes a dramatic win.

In the second game, Omar Fonstad Ghaouti was the hero for Sliema Wanderers as he notched a hat-trick in a 4-0 win over Rabat. Ghaouti scored on 10, 50 and 69 minutes with Miguel Ciantar scoring the other goal on 73 minutes.

The last games from Group A will be played on Sunday as Birkirkara take on Rabat Ajax at 18:30 and Sliema face Qormi at 20:30.

Meanwhile in Group B on Friday, Balzan take on Mosta at 18:30 while Tarxien Rainbows face Hamrun Spartans at 20:30.