Holders Birkirkara paired with Sliema in FA Trophy semi-finals

Holders Birkirkara were paired with Sliema Wanderers in the FA Trophy semi-finals while Balzan take on Pembroke Athleta. The draws were held at the National Stadium on Wednesday. Sliema vs Birkirkara will be played on Saturday 7 May and Balzan vs Pembroke on Sunday 8. The final is scheduled for Saturday 14.

The Stripes are chasing a sixth FA Trophy win while the Wanderers who won the competition for a record twenty times target a first major honour since winning the FA Trophy and the Super Cup in 2009.

On the other hand, one team between Balzan and Pembroke Athleta is therefore sure of reaching a historic place in the final after both reached the semi-finals for the first time.

In the previous rounds, Birkirkara defeated Kirkop United 6-0, Valletta 1-0 and Floriana 2-0. Sliema beat Vittoriosa 1-0, Gharghur 2-1 and St. Andrews 2-1.

On the other hand, Pembroke defeated San Gwann 2-0, Hibernians 2-1 and Pietà Hotspurs 3-1 after extra-time. Balzan beat Fgura United 2-1, Melita 2-0 and Tarxien Rainbows 1-0 after extra-time.

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  1. Polza difficli, imma ovvjament issa wasalna fi stadju fejn bilfors hekk ha jkun, apparti hekk l ahhar 2 rounds poloz impenjattivi ferm kellna ukoll igifieri nahseb ahjar hekk ghalina ghax meta gejna ma timijiet ‘inqas kwotati’ tipo ma qormi inqlajna ghal darba darbtejn.

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