BOV Third Division League kicks-off

The BOV Third Division League kicked-off on Saturday with the first six matches.

Mdina Knights came from behind to beat Marsaxlokk 2-1 at the Sirens Stadium. Wallace Oliveira Santos put Marsaxlokk ahead on the 34th but Mark Cremona equalised eight minutes later and Daniel Cluett notched the winner on 64 minutes.

Dylan Mercieca was a hat-trick hero for St. Venera Lightnings as they beat Santa Lucia 3-1 in another match at the Sirens Stadium.

Mercieca put the Lightnings ahead on 23 minutes and converted a penalty just before half-time to double the score, adding a third goal on 64 minutes. Mohammed Telessi pulled one back nine minutes from time.

A penalty by Gilbert Camilleri enabled Marsaskala to beat Mtarfa 1-0 at the Charles Abela Stadium.

In another match, Kalkara and Xghajra Tornados earned a point each in a dramatic 1-1 draw. Royter Degiorgio opened the score for Xghajra on the 90th minute but three minutes in added time, Kevin Galea levelled matters for Kalkara.

Luqa St. Andrew’s defeated Ta’ Xbiex 2-1 at the Luxol Stadium.

In another match at the Luxol Stadium, Attard and Dingli Swallows shared the spoils in a goalless draw.