Pembroke Athleta moved to just one point away from securing a historic promotion to the Premier League as they defeated Gudja United 1-0 in a match from the BOV First Division on Friday.
With two matches to go, Jacques Scerri’s side move three points clear of St. Andrews, who however have a game in hand. Fgura United are currently third, nine points behind Pembroke.
Abubakar Bello-Osagie scored the all-important goal eight minutes in the second half.
Pembroke lead the way with 49 points, followed by St. Andrews on 46, Fgura 40, Gzira 39, Gudja, Vittoriosa and Melita 38, St. George’s 37, Lija 32, Mqabba 30, Rabat 22, Zurrieq 19, Msida 14 and Birzebbuga 12.