Luke Dimech, Daniel Bogdanovic join Mosta

Mosta continue to strengthen their squad after signing Malta international defender Luke Dimech and Malta international striker Daniel Bogdanovic.

Dimech, who returns to Malta after a two-year spell in Cyprus with AEK Larnaca signs a two-year deal with the Blues. On the other hand, Daniel Bogdanovic returns to Malta after an absence of five years, signing a three-year deal.

After starting his career with Lincoln City in England, Luke Dimech moved to Malta to join Sliema Wanderers in summer 1995. He then moved to Ireland to join Shamrock Rovers but in February 2003, he signed for Birkirkara until the end of the season. He then returned to England to play for Mansfield Town and Chester City.

In summer 2006, he joined Marsaxlokk but after just one year, he moved back to the UK, joning Macclesfield, spending just one year and returning to Malta to join Valletta. he played for two years for Valletta and in summer 2010, he joined former Valletta coach Ton Caanen at AEK Larnaca with whom he played in the group stage of the UEFA Europa League.

After making his Premier League debut with Sliema Wanderers in season 2000/01, Daniel Bogdanovic had a short spell with Vasas SC in Hungary the following season but had to return to Malta, joining Naxxar Lions He then moved to Valletta. In 2003, Bogdanovic joined Cherno More Varna in Bulgaria but returned Malta to join Sliema Wanderers and eventually Marsaxlokk He started season 2004/05 with Marsaxlokk but was transferred to Ghajnsielem in Autumn.

In summer 2005, Bogdanovic signed for Sliema but was back with Marsaxlokk the following summer.

In 2007, he joined Cisco Roma in Italy and after one season, he moved to Lokomotiv Sofia. However in the January transfer window, he moved to England to join Barnsley.

In summer 2010, Daniel Bogdanovic joined Sheffield United but Following the Blades’ relegation to League One, he joined Blackpool last summer. In January, he joined Rochdale for a four-week loan, ending the season at Notts County.

The Blues had earlier signed Malta international goalkeeper Justin Haber, defenders Ferdinando Apap and Steve Bezzina and midfielders Manolito Micallef, Ryan Grech and Danial Mitev.