Narrow defeat for Women's Under-19 side

women-u19-malta-nireland130830The Malta Women’s Under-19 national team lost 1-2 to Northern Ireland in the second of two friendly matches at the MFA Training Grounds.

Moya Feehan put the visitors ahead on 58 minutes thanks to a penalty and three minutes later, Rebekah McMullan doubled the score. The locals pulled one back on 79 minutes thanks to a Jade Flask penalty.

Next month, Malta travels to Serbia to take part in a UEFA Women’s Under-19 Championship mini-tournament where Mark Gatt’s side will face Bosnia Herzegovina and the Netherlands apart from the hosts.

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MALTA Keoney Demicoli, Charlene Cassia, Raina Giusti, Annie Marie Muscat, Moddy-Anne Refalo, Sonia Schembri, Claudette Xuereb, Shona Zammit, Michelle Zuber, Martina Cilia. Subs: Rose Baldacchino, Martina Borg, Jade Flask, Amber Grech, Gabrielle Tonna, Alessia Caschetto.

Photo (below): Copyright © Paul Zammit Cutajar