Futsal: Impressive win for Valletta

Valletta stole the show at the Corradino Pavillion after beating Qormi 7-3 in a match between two teams who are seeking a spot in the final play-offs.

Qormi broke the deadlock after just four minutes through Basil Emeka Onuta. However Valletta reacted well and managed to turn the tables after netting four goals before the break thanks to a brace by Xavier Saliba, Javier Montes Burgos and an own goal.

In the second half, things did not change much as the Yellow/Blacks had to succumb to three more goals by Xavier Saliba, Denis di Maio and Javier Montes Burgos. Marwan Telisi and Blendi Gockaj found the time to reduce the arrears for Qormi.

Luxol, who are leading the table and still undefeated, found the going tough against an organized Zebbug side but managed to win 10-5.

Ibrahim Tarik and Celino Alves were the main protagonists for the St Andrews outfit after netting a poker and a hat-trick respectively.

Brazilian Raphinha starred in Hamrun’s 15-1 romp against Gzira United after hitting the target four times. This victory helped the Spartans to continue their chase after leaders Luxol as they are only one point behind them.

Swieqi United continued to impress as they saw off Mosta 7-2 with their player Andrew Sammut Alessi netting three goals. This win helped Swieqi maintain the fourth position in the table.

In the First Division, Lija Athletics moved on top of the table after beating Msida 8-3 while Mqabba obtained a precious victory after seeing off Siggiewi 3-2.