Birkirkara FC will be hosting the UEFA Women’s Champions League Qualifying Round Group 3 mini-tournament between the 11th and 16th August. This is the first time that this competition will be held in Malta.
Apart from Birkirkara, the other teams in Group 3 are SU 1° Dezembro of Portugal, Glentoran Belfast of Northern Ireland and Olimpia Cluj-Napoca of Romania.
SU 1° Dezembro and Glentoran Belfast will kick off the mini tournament on Saturday 11th August at 17.30. Birkirkara will be involved in their first match in the second match of the day against Olimpia Cluj-Napoca and the match will kick off at 20:00.
Monday 13th August will see Birkirkara facing SU 1° Dezembro in the first match of the day which will kick off at 17.30. Then, Olimpia Cluj-Napoca and Glentoran Belfast will cross swords at 20.00.
The third and final day will be played on Thursday, 16 August with the first match pitting Olimpia Cluj-Napoca against SU 1° Dezembro and will kick off at 17:00. Birkirkara will play their third match on Thursday, 16 August against Glentoran Belfast and the match will also start at 17:00.
All matches will be played at the Centenary Stadium with the only exception the match between Olimpia Cluj-Napoca against SU 1° Dezembro which will be played on Thursday 16th August as it will be played at the National Stadium.
Entrance to these matches will be for free. However, on entrance, donations will be collected for the Community Chest Fund.
Birkirkara FC would like to thank its sponsors for making this event possible. Thanks also goes to the Malta Football Association, the Hon. Tonio Fenech and the National Lotteries Good Causes Fund, the Malta Tourism Authority and PBS who will be filming the matches.
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