Malta Under-21 coach Silvio Vella named the final eighteen-man squad ahead of the friendly match against Azerbaijan in programme on Sunday at the Hibernians Stadium, kick-off at 15:00
From the provisional squad, Vella dropped four players based in the First Division, namely Pembroke goalkeeper Matthew Calleja Cremona, Rabat Ajax duo Zachary Tanti and Kurt Muscat and Gzira’s Gabriel Aquilina.
The players selected by Silvio Vella are:
goalkeepers Jurgen Borg (Hibs), Yenz Cini (Valletta);
defenders Samir Arab (Balzan), Cain Attard (Pietà), Emanuel Briffa (Floriana), Ryan Gilmour Cassar (Naxxar), Michael Johnson (St. Andrews),
midfielders Terence Agius (Pietà), Johann Bezzina (Hibs), Antoine Borg (Birkirkara), Ryan Camenzuli (Birkirkara), Kyle Cesare (Pietà), Llywelyn Cremona (Valletta), Brandon Muscat (St. George’s), Kurt Zammit (Mosta), Daniel Zerafa (St. George’s);
forwards Luke Montebello (Valletta), Ryan Spiteri (Hamrun).