Valletta claim Gozo Cup

Valletta claimed the Gozo Cup after defeating hosts Gozo on penalties in the final on Sunday.

Kalin Ganchev put the Gozitan selection ahead on 9 minutes but two minutes later Jason Vandelannoite levelled matters and Demba Toure put the Citizens ahead six minutes from the end of the first half. Milos Stojanovic restored equilibrium nine minutes in the second half.

In the penalty shoot-out, Valletta scored six and Gozo five.

After the game, Minister for Justice, Dialogue and the Family Hon Chris Said presented the cup to Valletta captain Roderick Briffa.

In the final for third place, Mosta defeated the Italian region of Cilento 1-0 thanks to a goal by Danail Mitev.

Photos: DOI – Lorne Cremona