Birkirkara, Valletta cross swords in FA Trophy semi-final

Holders Valletta were drawn with Birkirkara while Qormi were paired with champions Hibernians in the semi-finals of the FA Trophy sponsored by Attian Group. The draws were held on Monday.

Birkirkara vs Valletta will be played on Saturday and Qormi vs Hibs on Sunday. Both matches will be played at the National Stadium, kick-off at 17:00.

Valletta defeated Birzebbuga St. Peter’s 7-2, Melita 2-0 and Mosta 3-1 in the previous rounds while Birkirkara eliminated Hamrun Spartans, beating them 7-1, Siggiewi 3-0 and Pietà Hotspurs also with a 3-0 score.

Hibernians beat St. George’s 2-0 and Nadur Youngsters 3-1 and then defeated Balzan on penalties following a goalless draw. Qormi, on the other hand, defeated Qrendi 3-0, Floriana 3-1 and Sirens 7-0.

The final will be played on Saturday 23.