BOV Division 3: Three teams on top

Mgarr United and Santa Lucia joined Kirkop United on top the BOV Third Division table following a draw for Mgarr and a win for Santa Lucia as Kirkop were not in action this weekend.

Mgarr United were held in a 2-2 draw by Mdina Knights. Chris Tabone put Mgarr ahead on 29 minutes but Dalton Caruana converted a penalty for Mgarr eight minutes in the second half and Luiz Fernando Doretto made it 2-1 for Mdina on 68 minutes. However eight minutes later, Matthew Muscat rescued a point for Mgarr.

On the other hand, with two second-half goals, Santa Lucia defeated Marsaskala 2-0. James Fenech put Marco Grech’s side ahead on 56 minutes with Mohammed Senussi doubling the score ten minutes later.

A penalty by Antoine Sacco on the 28th and a goal by Bjorn Dalli on the 58th enabled Qrendi to beat St. Venera Lightnings 2-0.

Attard defeated Marsaxlokk 3-0 thanks to goals by Malcolm Tirchett on the 22nd, Christian Abela on the 45th and Tirchett once again on 65 minutes.

Kalkara held Mtarfa in a 1-1 draw, a penalty by Jacob Camilleri on the 71st minute for Kalkara and a goal by Cleaven Mizzi for Mtarfa five minutes from time.

An own goal on the 70th minute gave Luqa St. Andrew’s a narrow win over Ta’ Xbiex.

Kirkop, Mgarr and Santa Lucia lead the way with 30 points, followed by Qrendi on 28, Attard and Mtarfa 26, Marsaskala 23, Sta. Venera 22, Kalkara 21, Mdina 17, Luqa 13, Marsaxlokk 9 and Ta’ Xbiex 6.