Holders Hibernians were paired with First Division side Gudja United, last year’s finalists Qormi were drawn with Birkirkara while champions Valletta will be facing Gozitan side Nadur Youngsters in the fourth round of the U*BET FA Trophy. The draws were held on Monday at the National Stadium by MFA CEO Bjorn Vassallo and Maltco Lotteries Corporate Communications Manager Iris Camilleri Mifsud.
The other Gozitan team, Sannat Lions, will be hosting Rabat Ajax.
Balzan and Floriana were paired with two First Division Gzira United and Lija Athletic respectively. Third Division side Marsaskala meet Zebbug Rangers from Division 2. The other clash is between First Division sides St. Andrews and Mqabba.
1. Balzan vs Gzira United
2. Valletta vs Nadur Youngsters
3. Sannat Lions vs Rabat Ajax
4. Marsaskala vs Zebbug Rangers
5. St. Andrews vs Mqabba
6. Gudja United vs Hibernians
7. Lija Athletic vs Floriana
8. Qormi vs Birkirkara
to be played 18-23 January
Winner Match 1 vs Winner Match 8
Winner Match 5 vs Winner Match 7
Winner Match 3 vs Winner Match 2
Winner Match 6 vs Winner Match 4
to be played on 17 February