Sliema Wanderers take on Mosta in FA Trophy third round

Holders Sliema Wanderers were drawn with Mosta in the third round of the FA Trophy. The draws of the the third and fourth rounds were held at the National Stadium on Tuesday.

This will not be the only clash between two Premier League clubs as Birkirkara were drawn with St. Andrews.

Tarxien Rainbows, Balzan, Hibernians, Gzira United and Pembroke Athleta were all paired with clubs from Division 1 as they were drawn with Gharghur, Zebbug Rangers, Senglea Athletic, Vittoriosa Stars and Sirens respectively.

Valletta and Floriana will be facing Second Division sides San Gwann and Birzebbuga St. Peter’s respectively while Hamrun Spartans were paired with Nadur Youngsters.

Two First Division sides Pietà Hotspurs and Lija Athletic were drawn against each other while Swieqi United were paired with Qrendi in a clash between two Second Division sides.

Victoria Hotspurs face Ghajnsielem in the only clash between two Gozitan sides.

In other matches, SK Victoria Wanderers face Mgarr United, Xewkija Tigers take on Marsa and Siggiewi face Mqabba.

Meanwhile from the fourth round draws, last season’s finalists Balzan could face Valletta if they beat Zebbug Rangers and San Gwann respectively in the third round.

Third Round
Valletta vs San Gwann
Gharghur vs Tarxien Rainbows
Floriana vs Birzebbuga St. Peter’s
Birkirkara vs St. Andrews
Balzan vs Zebbug Rangers
Hibernians vs Senglea Athletic
SK Victoria Wanderers vs Mgarr United
Nadur Youngsters vs Hamrun Spartans
Vittoriosa Stars vs Gzira United
Sirens vs Pembroke Athleta
Xewkija Tigers vs Marsa
Swieqi United vs Qrendi
Sliema Wanderers vs Mosta
Siggiewi vs Mqabba
Victoria Hotspurs vs Ghajnsielem
Pieta Hotspurs vs Lija Athletic

Fourth Round
Sliema or Mosta vs Swieqi or Qrendi
Pieta or Lija vs Gharghur or Tarxien
Vittoriosa or Gzira vs Senglea or Hibs
Floriana or Birzebbuga or Victoria H. or Ghajnsielem
Marsa or Xewkija vs Sirens or Pembroke
Nadur or Hamrun vs Siggiewi or Mqabba
Balzan or Zebbug vs Valletta or San Gwann
SKVW or Mgarr vs St. Andrews or Birkirkara


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