Xewkija, Kercem register wins

Xewkija Tigers and Kercem Ajax registered wins in the Gozo Football League First Division on Sunday.

Xewkija defeated SK Victoria Wanderers 1-0 thanks to a goal by Daniel Bogdanovic four minutes from the end of the first half.

In another match, Kercem beat Oratory Youths 2-1. An own goal on the 23rd minute paved the way for Kercem with Shaun Attard doubling the score on the 39th. Two minutes later, Anderson Ribeiro hit high from a penalty for Oratory who however pulled one back through Eric Gauci on the 62nd. Dylan Mercieca and Claudio Antunes were sent off for Kercem late in the game.

Meanwhile in the Gozo Football League Second Division, Christian Debono was the hero for Nadur Youngsters as he scored three in a 4-0 win over Qala Saints. Debono was on target on the 20th, 47th and 66th with Shaun Muscat scoring the other goal on the 80th.

In another match, leaders Xaghra United were held in a 1-1 draw by Sannat Lions. Daniel Borg put Sannat ahead after just two minutes but Victor John Saliba levelled matters on the 20th.