Foreign teams to participate in Tony Bajada Memorial

toni-bajada-memorial2014-launchUS Triestina will once again participate in the popular Under-14 Easter tournament held at the Victor Tedesco Stadium in honour of the late Hamrun Nursery founder Tony Bajada. Another Italian side, Lavello Calcio, will also participate in the Under 10 category.

As part of the same events, British side Burnham Ramblers will play a friendly match against the Hamrun Under-17 side whereas Italian side ASD Helios will round up the Memorial by playing friendly matches against the Hamrun Under-14s in May.

The nephew of Tony Bajada will be playing with Gozitan side Kercem Ajax who will be participating in the Under-6 category.

In a press conference organised at the Hamrun Nursery premises, the fixtures for the Under 14 tournament were drawn by lot. Details of the whole programme may be viewed on the tournament website

Hamrun Nursery secretary Noel Debattista said that the top local nurseries will be participating in this annual event, now in its thirteenth edition. He augured the teams and the boys to take the most out of this experience, especially against the foreign teams. The slogan chosen for the tournament is “JUST PLAY, HAVE FUN, ENJOY THE GAME”

Following the draws, Debattista thanked the Hamrun Local Council for organising the tournament and Farsons for sponsoring the event through their brand Gatorade.