Aphrodite Cup: Women’s national team places second in group

The Malta women’s national team placed second in Group B of the Aphrodite Cup which is currently being played in Cyprus following a 1-1 draw with Bahrain in the final match from the group.

Rozen Alkastimi put Bahrain ahead on the 22nd minute but Emma Xuereb equalised five minutes from the end of the first half.

Cyprus won the group thanks to a third win – a 1-0 win over Azerbaijan – to collect maximum points and will now face Greece in the final on Wednesday.

MALTA Janice Xuereb, Gabriella Zahra (46′ Kelly Agius Pace), Rosalie Cauchi (26′ Yasmeen Vella), Stephania Farrugia, Dorianne Theuma, Ylenia Carabott (80′ Claudette Xuereb), Rachel Cuschieri (46′ Martina Borg), Shona Zammit (31′ Mandy Debono), Jade Flask, Charlene Zammit, Emma Xuereb.