Ghaxaq moved to a more comfortable mid-table position as they defeated Kalkara 3-0 in a match from the BOV Third Division at the Centenary Stadium on Friday.
Joseph Meilak put Ghaxaq ahead on the 20th. Mark Ellul doubled the score on 55 minutes and an own goal sealed the issue ten minutes from time.
Sirens lead the way with 15 points, followed by Luqa and Santa Lucia on 12, Sta. Venera and Attard on 10, Swieqi and Ghaxaq 9, Mtarfa 7, Xghajra and Mgarr 6, Qrendi 4, Kalkara 1, Ta’ Xbiex 0 and Marsaxlokk -4.
GHAXAQ Ludvic Fardell, Joseph Vella, Brandon Bonnici (20′ Kenneth Spiteri), Elton Dimech, Phiram Sakchai, Franrich Schembri (73′ Bjorn Dalli), Joseph Meilak (80′ Jeanluca Caruana), Michael Zammit, Noel Bilocca, Mark Ellul, Florin Anton.
KALKARA Malcolm Schembri, Christian Barbara (73′ Dean Costa), Justin Cachia, Andrea Hammett, John Paul Galea, Sean Cucciardi, Stephan Camilleri, Matthew Cassar, Darren Cristina (69′ Liam Carter), Jacob Camilleri, Jonathan Cachia (54′ Clayton Spiteri).
Referee: Ishmael Barbara