Naxxar Lions unveil new sponsors, new players

Bet In Malta will join forces with Naxxar Lions Football Club for the coming season 2014/15 as the club’s main sponsor. This was announced by Naxxar President Dione Drago during the launching of the new kits and the new signings ahead of this season’s BOV Premier League campaign.

The new kits for the season 2014-15 with the accustomed red colour for the home kit with the blue kit for away matches.

Naxxar Lions signed three new foreigners – Brazilian Sidney Fraga Nery da Silva and Nigerians Emmanuel Ibok Edet and Mbachu Uchenna Emenike will join Pablo Doffo, Davide Alejandro Reano and Gilmar da Silva Riberio who have been retained for the coming season.

Ibok Edet joins the Lions after spending last season with Floriana. Sidney da Silva was on the books of Portuguese side Maritimo, playing for their second team. On the other hand, Emenike have been playing in Finland in recent years, turning out for PS Kemi, RoPS and FC Santa Claus.

From the local market, Naxxar secured the services of Terence Vella and Andrew Scicluna from Birkirkara and David Fenech joined from Nadur Youngsters. Winston Muscat has been confirmed as coach.

Albeit securing a post in the Premiership in the last match against Vittoriosa, Drago stated that the last season was a positive one and is looking forward for the next season with the team strengthened with the new acquisitions and three new players who were promoted from the nurseries.

Upon reaching last year’s target to retain a post in the Premiership the management started working to strengthen the team for the coming season. The afore mentioned players will “surely contribute to another positive season in the Premiership”, Drago stated.