BOV Women’s First Division leaders Hibernians kept marching on thanks to a 3-0 win over Mgarr United at the Pembroke Ground on Tuesday.
Following a goalless first-half, Hibs took the lead on the 48th minute thanks to Dorianne Theuma with a shot from the edge of the area. Martina Borg doubled the score on the 71st after goalkeeper Marie Claire Tabone failed to hold an AnneMarie Muscat effort. Ylenia Carabott sealed the issue with a third goal five minutes from time.
HIBS Keoney Demicoli, Mandy Debono, Claire Sciberras, Charlene Zammit, Sherianne Zammit, Martina Borg, Francesca Chircop, Dorianne Theuma, Dionne Tonna, Ylenia Carabott, Ruth SteerChetham (AnnMarie Muscat 59’).
Coach: Keith Gouder
MGARR Marieclaire Tabone, Daniela Ebejer, Antionette Sammut, Alice Stanton, Abigail Camilleri, Natasha Pace, Rebecca D’Agostino, Yanika Buhagiar, Maria Mizzi, Jasmine Vella Turner, Brenda Borg.
Coach: Ray Vella
Referee: Keith Buhagiar
Scorers: Dorianne Theuma 48’, Martina Borg 71’, Ylenia Carabott 85’
Champions Birkirkara kept the pace with the Paolites thanks to a 4-0 win over Gozo at the Pembroke Ground.
Raina Giusti put the Stripes ahead on 16 minutes with a fine shot from outside the area which surprised the Gozitan goalkeeper. Stephania Farrugia doubled the score on 77 minutes and three minutes later, Giusti scored again to increase the lead. Just before the final whistle, Farrugia made it 4-0 for the champions.
B’KARA Janice Xuereb, Tara Attard (66′ Kelly Agius Pace), Alishia Sultana (90′ Alexia Scicluna), Stefania Farrugia, Kirstie Vella (90′ Chantal Fenech), Rebecca Chircop, Gabriella Zahra, Kim Parnis, Rachel Cuschieri, Martina Cilia (87′ Charlene Schembri), Raina Giusti.
Coach: Johann Scicluna
GOZO Dorienne Grech, Melania Bajada (Tracy Theuma 83’), Joslene Gafa, Nicole Buttigieg, Emma Xuereb, Annmarie Said, Modyanne Refalo, Chantelle Grech (Felicienne Mercieca 60’), Carmerita Azzopardi, Michelle Pace (Rebecca Bajada 40’), Claudette Xuereb (Julia Vella 75’).
Coach: Jose Borg
Referee: Darryl Agius
Scorers: 16′ Raina Giusti, 77′ Stephania Farrugia, 80′ Raina Giusti, 90′ Stephania Farrugia
Raiders (Luxol) collected their first three points in a 3-0 win over neighbours Pembroke Athleta at the Luxol Stadium.
The two teams shared the exchanges during the first thirty minutes. Raiders took the lead on 32 minutes when they were awarded a penalty and from the penalty spot, Amanda Atkins converted. Against the run of play, Luxol doubled the score when Rodianne Zerafa took advantage of a defensive blunder and beat goalkeeper Nicole Mifsud. In the dying minutes, Raiders sealed the issue with a third goal when off a good run on the left, Eleonora Agliano served Rodianne Zerafa who placed the ball at the back of the net.
RAIDERS Sonia Farrugia, Nadine Agius, Eleonora Agliano, Amanda Atkins, Justine Baldacchino Barthet, Therese Briffa, Kathleen Mangion (c), Nicole Micallef, Amanda Mifsud (Dawn Sammut 71’), Alison Patiniott, Rodianne Zerafa.
Coach: Kent Njoko.
PEMBROKE Nicole Mifsud, Sarah Caruana, Amy Abdilla, Olivia Lendeczky, Sonia Schembri (Rachel Mifsud 86’), Justine Zammit (Sarah Cassar Dymond 60’), Thresa Scicluna (Ilenia Navarro 60’), Amber Grech (c), Cassandra Camilleri (Darya Attard 75’), Martha Sammut, Ottilia Debattista.
Coach: Rikky Pace
Referee: Elvio Degabriele
Scorers: Amanda Atkins 32’(pen), Rodianne Zerafa 56’ 90’
In the BOV Women’s Second Division, leaders Tarxien Rainbows extended their hundred percent record with a 3-2 win over Fgura United at the Fgura Ground.
Fgura managed to take the lead on the 12th minute thanks to a goal by Ingrid Vassallo but the Rainbows hit back, equalising on the 35th thanks to Kristine Camilleri. Five minutes later, Francesca Cauchi put Tarxien ahead with a shot from outside the area. Just before half-time, Fgura could have restored equilibrium but Eliana Gialanze missed a penalty.
Karen Schembri equalised on the 67th minute but Francesca Cauchi scored the Rainbows’ third goal eight minutes from time.
FGURA Corinne Falzon, Kim Jo Fenech (Analise Farrugia 75’), Jackie Abdilla, Leona Tabone, Alberta Cassar, Karen Schembri, Shana Debono, Krystie Calleja, Eva Jansson (Nikky Farrugia 60’), Ingrid Vassallo, Eliana Gialanze.
Coach: Tony Muscat.
TARXIEN Maria Ellul, Roxanne Busuttil, Elise Abela, Cheryl Cachia, Leanne Mifsud (Diane Bonello 53’), Stephanie Cutajar, Kristine Camilleri, Chantel Spiteri, Janice Zahra, Kim Magro (Vanessa Debattista 85’), Francesca Cauchi.
Coach: Louis Cutajar
Referee: Shaun Calleja
Scorers: Ingrid Vassallo 12’, Karen Schembri 67’ (F), Kristine Camilleri 35’, Francesca Cauchi 40’ 82’ (T)
Meanwile Vittoriosa Stars registered their first won as they beat Lija/Iklin 3-0 at the Tarxien Ground.