Under-19 side defeats Albania

The Malta Under-19 national team defeated Albania in a match from the Torneo Roma Caput Mundi at the Stadio Comunale Andrea Caslini in Colleferro.

Malta scored the all-important goal two minutes in the second half through an own goal as an Albanian defender deflected the ball following a shot by Jake Grech.

The second match will be against the Italian selection on Tuesday in Frascati.

MALTA Jamie Azzopardi, Myles Beerman (Carlos Grech), Nick Ghio, Matthew Gullaimier, Jean Borg, Aidan Friggieri (Zach Brincat), Jake Grech, David Xuereb, Joseph Mbong, Connor Zammit, Juan Corbolan (Nicholas Pulis).