Nadur Youngsters make it five out of five

Gozo-Football-AssociationChampions Nadur Youngsters keep marching on in the Melita First Division in Gozo thanks to a 2-1 win over Kercem Ajax in this weekend’s big match.

Anthony Portelli was sent off for Nadue but the Youngsters managed to take the lead through Brandon Said on 45 minutes and Milos Stojanovic ten minutes in the second half. Jean Paul Mizzi pulled one back for the Ajax by converting a penalty on the 80th. Ian Xuereb was sent off for Kercem in added time.

A goal by Peter Anizoba on the 32nd minute enabled SK Victoria Wanderers to beat Victoria Hotspurs 1-0 in another match on Sunday.

Xewkija Tigers registered a 4-0 win over Oratory Youths. Manwel Xerri put the Tigers ahead on 29 minutes and two penalties by Dene Shields on the 34th and the 40th increased the lead to three goals. Dene Shields added another on the 90th to seal the issue.

Munxar Falcons claimed their first three points in a 3-1 win over Xaghra United. Sunday Baala put Xaghra ahead on the 14th but Munxar levelled matters three minutes from the end of the first half thanks to a penalty by Mario Azzopardi. Four minutes in the second half, Darren Farrugia made it 2-1. Mark Buhagiar was sent off for Xaghra and Paul Anthony Attard scored a third goal for Munxar on the 90th.

Nadur lead the way with 15 points, followed by Xewkija on 11, SK Victoria Wanderers 9, Victoria Hotspurs and Oratory Youths 7, Kercem 5, Munxar 3 and Xaghra 0.

In the Melita Second Division, Qala Saints defeated Gharb Rangers 4-0. Frank Attard scored on 36 and 38 minutes to put them two goals ahead. Chris Attard added another on 42 minutes. Just before the final whistle, Francisco Mumford sealed the issue with a fourth goal.

Sannat Lions defeated St. Lawrence Spurs 3-2 in another match. The Lions went three goals ahead thanks to a brace by Fernando de Andrade and a goal by Daniel Borg. The Spurs hit back with goals by Mambaye Boys and Christopher Cauchi but failed to score another goal with which they could have rescued a point.

Qala lead the way with 7 points, followed by Sannat on 6, St. Lawrence, Ghajnsielem and Gharb 4 and Zebbug 2.