BOV Division 1: Rabat, Lija return to winning ways

Rabat Ajax and Lija Athletic bounced back from defeats in their last outing as both emerged as winners in the two BOV First Division matches in programme at the Centenary Stadium on Saturday.

Rabat Ajax defeated Gudja United 3-0 thanks to a penalty by David Azzopardi on the 12th, a goal by Brandon Micallef on the 33rd and another penalty by Adam Smeir two minutes from time.

In the second match, Lija Athletic defeated San Gwann 2-0. Antoine Borg put Lija ahead on the 2nd minute and Ige Abdullahi Adeshina doubled the score on 22 minutes.

Gzira lead the way with 23 points, followed by Hamrun on 20, Lija 18, Pietà and Zebbug 17, Senglea and Rabat 16, Vittoriosa 14, Melita 12, Fgura 11, St. George’s, Mqabba and San Gwann 6 and Gudja 4.