Prior to their upcoming competitive commitments the women’s national team will be having two useful try-outs in the space of three days when they face Estonia in friendly matches on the 9 and 11 November at the Centenary Stadium.
Coach Pierre Brincat has called a squad which is made up of experienced as well as promising players who are knocking on the door of representative selection.
Brincat will certainly utilise these two friendlies to delve into various tactical possibilities, besides providing as many players as possible in his squad with an opportunity to hone their skills on the wide international stage.
It is hoped that the team’s recent progress is maintained through more positive results, a factor which would boost the girls’ morale. Support from the stands should give the team a further push.
Both matches are scheduled to be played at different times, the first starting at 15.00 hrs and the second at 18.45 hrs.
The provisional squad is made up of:
goalkeepers Sharon Costantino (Mosta), Keoney Demicoli (Hibs), Janice Xuereb (Birkirkara), Stephanie Cremona (Hibs), Dorianne Grech (Tarxien);
defenders Kelly Agius Pace (Birkirkara), Rebecca D’Agostino (Mosta), Gabriella Zahra (Birkirkara), Charlene Zammit (Hibs), Michelle Zuber (Gozo), Anne Marie Said (Gozo), Stefania Farrugia (Birkirkara);
midfielders Nicole Buttigieg (Mosta), Ylenia Carabott (Hibs), Amber Grech (Pembroke), Natasha Pace (Mosta), Antoinette Sammut (Mgarr), Dorianne Theuma (Mosta), Jasmine Turner (Mgarr), Emma Xuereb (Gozo), Rachel Cuschieri (Birkirkara), Melania Bajada (Gozo), Martina Cilia (Birkirkara), Oriana Bedingfield (Mosta), Brenda Borg (Mgarr), Dionne Tonna (Hibs);
forwards Jade Flask (Mosta), Kathleen Saliba (Hibs), Tracy Theuma (Gozo).
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