Tarxien Rainbows opened their commitments in the BOV Women’s Second Division with a convincing 3-0 win over the new team, Kirkop United Team B at the Charles Abela Stadium.
The Rainbows opened the score just after a couple minutes through Chloe Ann Ellul when she fired a shot from outside the box which gave the Kirkop goalkeeper no chance. Steph Cutajar doubled the score on the 25th minute when she netted from the rebound. Kim Borg sealed the win in the 80th minute when she coolly put the ball past Kirkop’s goalkeeper to conclude the match at 3-0 and give maximum points to the Rainbows.
TARXIEN Dorienne Grech ©, KellyAnne Coleiro (Joanne Mizzi 80’), Elise Abela, Brooke Zarb, Kim Borg, Rachelle Gialanze (Lara Theuma 70’), Chloe Ann Ellul, Jade Schembri (Martina Mizzi 85’), Stephanie Cutajar (Michelle Camilleri 85’), Maria Aquilina, Chantelle Muscat (Roxanne Busuttil 75’).
Coach: Louis Cutajar
KIRKOP B Jennifer Atkins (Fiona Ellul Bonici 76’), Sarah Cioffi (Brenda Cutajar 66’), Angelica Tanti, Yasmine Ciantar, Rachel Caruana (Shakira Mangion 66’), Jasmine Grech, Sarah Attard, Martina Bonello (Amanda Bezzina 82’), Roxanne Galea ©, Dorianne Bonello, Stephanie Mifsud (Chelsea Stvala 51’).
Coach: Vince Galea
Referee: Daniel Casha
Scorers: Chloe Ann Ellul 3’, Stephanie Cutajar 25’, Kim Borg 80’ (T). Yellow Cards: Martina Bonello 59’ (K)
Hamrun Spartans have already stepped up their game with a jubilant win over Mosta by five goals to one at the Mgarr Ground.
Kim Micallef put Hamrun in front after 4 minutes when she converted from the penalty spot. Christine Ortiz made it 2-0 for the Spartans while few minutes later, Nicole Sciberras reduced the gap when she netted for Mosta to end the first 45 minutes at 2-1. Amanda Atkins and Janice Kokavessis made sure of the win when they scored a goal each in a span of 2 minutes leaving no chance to their opponents to settle into the game. Christine Ortiz scored her second personal goal of the game in the dying minutes concluding the match at 5-1, giving the Spartans their first three points.
HAMRUN Lorella Farrugia, Brenda Borg, Amanda Buhagiar, Kim Micallef ©, Therese Briffa, Raissa Grixti (Leona Gafa 66’), Daniella Farrugia, Simone Buttigieg, Christine Ortiz, Amanda Atkins (Sharlot Casha 75’), Janice Kokavesis (Orianne Cassar 60’).
Coach: Joe Carbonaro
MOSTA Maria Xuereb; Melissa Galea ©, Nicole Sciberras, Francesca Zarb, Vella Lisa, Vella Lara, Ylenia Mifsud (Karen Mifsud 60′), Raisa Calleja, Louise Galea, Brooke Azzopardi, Kirsten Attard (Maria Guenther 70′).
Coach: Ray Sant
Scorers: Kim Micallef 4’ (pen), Christina Ortiz 11’ 90’, Amanda Atkins 50’, Janice Kokavesis 52’ (H), Nicole Sciberras 27’ (M)
Swieqi United registered a 3-0 win over Sliema Wanderers at the Zebbug Ground in another match.
Krista Montfort put Swieqi ahead after just nine minutes. Kate Galea doubled the score ten minutes from half-time and two minutes in the secoind half, Emma Moore sealed the issue with a third goal.
SWIEQI Raisa Rossignaud, Amy Galea Gingell (Claire Casha 89’), Stephanie Mamo, Sammy Jo Barbara, Maria Elena Grech (Giulia Muscat 87’), Kate Galea, Emma Moore (Caroline Gafa 80’), Daniela Casha ©, Rebecca Naudi, Maria Kristina Agius (Daniela Maggi 67’), Krista Montfort (Justine Busuttil Gearty 67’).
Coach: Jochen Lenders
SLIEMA Corinne Falzon, Venice Castrogiovanni ©, Victoria Sciberras, Jackie Abdilla, Leona Tabone, Paula Ellul (Kimberly Fenech), Megan Cauchi (Clara Castillo), Martina Portelli, Evelina Jannson (Paulianne Incorvaja), Eliana Gialanze (Kylie Monaco), Janice Pace.
Coach: Nigel McCarthy
Scorers: Krista Montfort 9’, Kate Galea 35’, Emma Moore 47’ (SU)